John Poole (footballer, born 1932)

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John Poole
Personal information
Full name John Arthur Frederick Poole[1]
Date of birth (1932-12-12)12 December 1932[1]
Place of birth Stoke-upon-Trent, England[1]
Date of death 2020
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Ashley
Penkhull Youth Club
Stoke City
Port Vale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1961 Port Vale 33 (0)
1961–1963 Macclesfield Town 79 (0)
Werrington
Total 112 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Arthur Frederick Poole (12 December 1932 – 2020) was an English football goalkeeper. He made 33 league appearances for Port Vale in the Football League between 1953 and 1961.[1]

He later played for non-League sides Macclesfield Town and Werrington.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 234. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.
  2. "Remembering John Poole and Stan Trafford". www.port-vale.co.uk. 19 November 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)