John Pullen

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John Pullen
Personal information
Full name John Pullen
Date of birth (1901-11-01)1 November 1901
Place of birth Wales
Date of death Unknown
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19??–1924 Ebbw Vale ? (?)
1924–1934 Plymouth Argyle 194 (17)
National team
1926 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

John Pullen (born 1 November 1901) was a Welsh footballer who played as a centre half.

An imposing defender,[1] Pullen made a name for himself at Ebbw Vale before joining Plymouth Argyle in 1924.[2] He established himself in the first team in January 1925 and played regularly for the club over the next nine years. He scored seven goals in 22 league appearances in the 1929–30 season, which ended with the club being crowned as Third Division South champions.[3] Pullen earned one senior cap for Wales, playing alongside club team-mate Moses Russell against England on 1 March 1926.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Pullen". Plymouth Argyle. Retrieved 25 June 2010.
  2. ^ "John Pullen". Greens on Screen. Retrieved 25 June 2010.
  3. ^ "1929–30 Third Division South". Statto. Retrieved 25 June 2010.
  4. ^ "England 1–3 Wales". Welsh Football Data Archive. Retrieved 25 June 2010.