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|Full name||Brian Pilkington|
|Date of birth||12 February 1933|
|Place of birth||Leyland, England|
|Height||5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)|
|1950–1951||Leyland Motors F.C.|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
During his career, Pilkington played 300 games for Burnley. Following this he joined Bolton Wanderers, then Bury, Barrow and Chorley. He won one England cap whilst at Burnley, on 2 October 1954 in a 2-0 victory over Northern Ireland. He was also capped twice for England B, scoring once.
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- Brian Pilkington at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database