Walter Gittins Soccer Defender
Walter Gittins (1865 – after 1890) was an English professional footballer who made 21 appearances in the Football Alliance playing for Small Heath. Gittins was born in Aston, now part of Birmingham. He began his football career with Lozells Sports Club before joining Small Heath for their first season in the Football Alliance in September 1889. A solid, powerful full back, Gittins made his debut on 14 September 1889 in a 2–2 draw at home to Bootle, and was ever-present for the rest of that season, at the end of which he joined Stafford Rangers.
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