Ramsey Signing Pickett Dies
Thursday, 8th Nov 2012 15:58
Former Town wing half Reg Pickett has died at the age of 85 at a nursing home in Rowlands Castle, Hampshire.
Pickett was signed from Portsmouth, with whom he had won the First Division in 1950, for £5,000 by Sir Alf Ramsey in 1957 and was made captain. He went on to make 148 appearances for the Blues, scoring four times.
Born in Bareilly in India, Pickett appeared in 26 games in the 1960/61 campaign in which Town won the Second Division but on only three occasions the following year when Town won the Football League championship for the only time in their history.
He left Town to join Stevenage in June 1963 and had been with Weybridge before joining Pompey.
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