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Maxwell Woosnam

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Bio Max Woosnam was born into a wealthy family in Liverpool, the son of Charles Maxwell Woosnam, a clergyman who served as canon of Chester and Archdeacon of Macclesfield.
Woosnam spent most of his childhood in Aberhafesp, Mid Wales. He attended Winchester College, where he was captain of the golf and cricket team. He represented the school well in football and squash matches.

Woosnam in 1911 went to the University of Cambridge. There he was part of the university teams of soccer, cricket, tennis and golf. After Cambridge Woosnam played amateur football for the then highly successful teams, Corinthians and Chelsea.

During World War I he fought on the Western Front and in the Gallipoli campaign. Woosnam also took part in wartime to a number of sports, including football and tennis matches.

After the war Woosnam continued his amateur athletic career. He played football for Chelsea and once the football season behind was he participated in various tennis tournaments. He won both the singles and doubles titles at the Cambridge University tournament and first came at Wimbledon.

Later he played for Manchester City, there it brought to captain and was selected for the England football team. He was even selected as captain of the British football team at the 1920 Olympic Games, but he refused, as he had promised to the tennis team. Oswald made the right decision: gold in doubles with Noel Turnbull and silver in the mixed doubles alongside Kitty McKane.

In 1922 Max Woosnam took one official cap for the England football team against Wales. He was also meritorious in sports like cricket, snooker and golf.
After a professional career in the chemical industry Cheshire he died on 14 July 1965.
As a tribute to this exceptional sportsman still only remains an alley near Maine Road in Manchester, named Max Woosnam Walk.
He is widely seen as the greatest all-round athletes of Great Britain.
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