George Harris Soccer Midfielder
George Harris (born 10 June 1940) is an English-born footballer who played as a Winger in the Football League in the 1960s and early 1970s. After starting with Woking he moved to Newport County for the 1961–62 season, although after 31 League games he moved to Watford. He played over 150 League goals for the Hornets and scored 55 goals. In 1966 Harris moved to Reading, and he remained with the Berkshire club until 1969, gaining the player of the season award in 1966-67. In all he made 156 appearances for Reading, scoring 66 goals. He left Reading to join Cambridge United and played for them in their first ever Football League season in 1970-71. On 15 August 1970 he appeared for Cambridge in their first ever Football League match against Lincoln City, and a fortnight later he scored his first Football League goal for Cambridge against Oldham Athletic. On 14 November 1970 he became the first Cambridge player to score more than one goal for United in a Football League match, when he scored two goals against his former club Newport County. In total he made 35 Football League appearances for Cambridge, scoring on 11 occasions. As of February 2009 Harris was living in Reading.