THE ROKER ROAR: Warney Cresswell

Name: Warney Cresswell
DOB: 5 November 1897 – 20 October 1973
Position: Right-back
Appearances: 190
Sunderlandcareer: 1921-27


A regular England International, Warney Cresswell moved to Sunderland from South Shields in 1921 for a record fee of £5,500.

Cresswell was a composed right-back who was a renowned tackler and had the ability to deliver accurate clearances.

Part of the Sunderland team that were runners-up to Liverpool in in 1923, Cresswell moved to Everton in 1927 when he was 30.

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