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Sandy Turnbull (born, 1884 in Hurlford) was an Scottish football player. He started his career with his hometown club, Hurlford Thistle. He later moved to Manchester City before moving to their crosstown rivals Manchester United. His first game for United came on January 1, 1907 against Aston Villa. Along with Billy Meredith, he helped the club to their first championship in 1908 and the 1909 F.A. Cup. In 1908 alone, he would score 27 goals in 25 games. He would go on to score 100 goals for the club in 245 games. His final game for the Reds came against Sheffield United in 1915. He would later tragically die in World War I in France in 1917.
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