James Adlington

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
James Adlington
Personal information
Date of birth May 1872
Place of birth Shifnal, England
Playing position Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1892–1895 Ironbridge
1895–1896 Small Heath 6 (4)
1896–1897 Berwick Rangers (Worcester)
1897–1xxx Stourport Swifts
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

James H. Adlington (1872 – after 1896) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Small Heath.[1] He played as an outside right.

Adlington was born in Shifnal, Shropshire. He began his football career with Ironbridge, and joined Small Heath in August 1895.[2] He made his debut in the First Division on 23 November 1895, deputising for Jack Hallam in a home game against Preston North End which Small Heath won 5–2.[3] Adlington, a pacy player, scored in four of his next five games, but lost his place and never played for the club again. He returned to non-league football with Berwick Rangers (Worcester) and then Stourport Swifts.[2]


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData (Tony Brown). p. 8. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ a b Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  3. ^ Matthews, p. 143.