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Born: 20 March 1912
Came from: Port Vale Went to: Ipswich Town
First game: 23 November 1935 Last game: 24 February 1940
Appearances: 102 (102/0) Goals: 25
Originally from Westerhope on Tyneside, Mitcheson started out with Wolverhampton Wanderers, but made his League debut with Port Vale in 1933, playing 49 times in a two-year spell before being brought to Home Park by Bob Jack. He spent five seasons in Plymouth, clocking up over a century of appearances and averaging a goal every four games, including a hat-trick in January 1939 in a 3-4 away win at Luton Town. He left for Ipswich Town in the summer of 1939 and played in all three of their games before the outbreak of the Second World War interrupted the 1939-40 season. With Ipswich not playing in any of the war leagues he remained on their books until the cessation of hostilities, and then joined Yeovil & Petters United. He did return briefly to Home Park in 1948, working with training and ground staff, but made no further appearances for the club.
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