Charlie Bicknell (footballer)

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Charlie Bicknell
Personal information
Full name Charles Bicknell
Date of birth (1905-11-16)16 November 1905
Place of birth Chesterfield, England
Date of death 6 September 1994(1994-09-06) (aged 88)
Place of death Cambridgeshire, England
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
New Tupton Ivanhoe ? (?)
1927–1930 Chesterfield 79 (0)
1930–1936 Bradford City 240 (2)
1936–1947 West Ham United 149 (0)
Total 468 (2)
Teams managed
1947 Bedford Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Charles "Charlie" Bicknell (6 November 1905 – 6 September 1994) was an English professional footballer who played as a left back. Active between 1928 and 1947, Bicknell made over 450 appearances in the Football League.

Career[edit]

Bicknell began his early career in non-league football, playing for teams such as New Tupton Ivanhoe, among others. He began his Football League career in October 1927 with Chesterfield, where he made 79 appearances between 1928 and 1930.[1] He went onto play for Bradford City and West Ham United.[2]

Bicknell left West Ham in 1947 to become manager of Bedford Town.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chesterfield FC: Football League players, 1921 to 2009". Chesterfield Football Club. Retrieved 3 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Charlie Bicknell". West Ham Stats. Retrieved 3 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Charles Bicknell". Spartacus Educational. Retrieved 3 September 2009. [dead link]