|Date of birth||1881|
|Place of birth||Berwick-upon-Tweed, England|
|1902-1904||West Ham United||52||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).|
Born in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, Blythe played for Blyth Spartans, Jarrow and Everton before moving to West Ham in 1902 and making his debut against Reading on 6 September 1902.  Blythe missed only one game in his first season and played 23 games in his second and final season with The Hammers. He joined Millwall for the following season and won the London Challenge Cup with them in 1909. He made 341 appearances for Millwall before moving to Watford for the 1911-12 season.
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