Stanley Matthews

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Stanley Matthews
Stanley Matthews 1962 (crop).jpg
Stanley Matthews in 1962
Personal information
Full name Stanley Matthews
Date of birth (1915-02-01)1 February 1915
Place of birth Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Date of death 23 February 2000(2000-02-23) (aged 85)
Place of death Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire , England
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1947
1947–1961
1961–1965
Stoke City
Blackpool
Stoke City
National team
1934–1957 England
Teams managed
1965–1968 Port Vale
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sir Stanley Matthews CBE (born 1 February 1915 – 23 February 2000) was an English footballer. He was born in Stoke-on-Trent. Matthews played football for Stoke City and Blackpool. He was knighted in 1965 and died in 2000.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA CupTotal
1931/32 Stoke City Second Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
1932/33 15 1 0 0 15 1
1933/34 First Division 29 11 4 4 33 15
1934/35 36 10 1 1 37 11
1935/36 40 10 5 0 45 10
1936/37 40 7 2 0 42 7
1937/38 38 6 3 0 41 6
1938/39 36 2 2 0 38 2
1939/40 3 0 0 0 3 0
1945/46 - 8 0 8 0
1946/47 23 4 5 1 28 5
1947/48 Blackpool First Division 33 1 6 1 39 2
1948/49 26 3 3 0 29 3
1949/50 31 0 3 0 34 0
1950/51 36 0 8 0 44 0
1951/52 18 1 1 0 19 1
1952/53 20 4 7 1 27 5
1953/54 30 2 7 0 37 2
1954/55 34 1 1 0 35 1
1955/56 36 3 1 0 37 3
1956/57 25 2 4 0 29 4
1957/58 28 0 1 0 29 0
1958/59 19 0 6 0 25 0
1959/60 15 0 0 0 15 0
1960/61 27 0 1 0 28 0
1961/62 2 0 0 0 2 0
1961/62 Stoke City Second Division 18 2 3 1 21 3
1962/63 31 1 0 0 31 1
1963/64 First Division 9 0 4 1 13 1
1964/65 1 0 0 0 1 0
Country England 701 71 86 10 787 81
Total 701 71 86 10 787 81

International career statistics[change | change source]

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England national team
YearAppsGoals
1934 2 1
1935 1 0
1936 0 0
1937 3 4
1938 8 4
1939 3 0
1940 0 0
1941 0 0
1942 0 0
1943 0 0
1944 0 0
1945 0 0
1946 0 0
1947 6 1
1948 6 1
1949 1 0
1950 2 0
1951 1 0
1952 0 0
1953 3 0
1954 5 0
1955 5 0
1956 5 1
1957 3 0
Total 54 12

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Stanley Matthews". www.national-football-teams.com.
  2. "Sir Stanley Matthews - International Appearances". www.rsssf.com.