Sam Bell

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Sam Bell
Personal information
Full name Samuel Bell
Date of birth 6 February 1909
Place of birth Burnhope, England
Date of death 1982
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–? Burnhope Institution ? (?)
1930–1933 Norwich City 76 (26)
1933–1934 Luton Town 30 (20)
1934–1936 Tottenham Hotspur 15 (6)
1937–1939 Southend United 71 (17)
1945 Millwall ? (?)
?–? Tonbridge ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sam Bell (born 6 February 1909 in Burnhope–died 1982) was a professional footballer who played for Burnhope Institution, Norwich City, Luton Town, Tottenham Hotspur, Southend United, Millwall and Tonbridge.[1]

Football career[edit]

Bell played for local club Burnhope Institution before signing for Norwich City. The forward played 76 matches and scored on 26 occasions for the Canaries between 1930–33. In 1933 he joined Luton Town where he made a further 30 appearances and scoring 20 goals. Bell moved to White Hart Lane club Tottenham Hotspur where he participated in 16 games and scoring six goals in all competitions between 1934–36. [2] He signed for Southend United in 1937 and featured in 71 matches and found the net on 17 occasions. After the hostilities of World War II had ended he went on to play for Millwall and finally Tonbridge.


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 23. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 29 November 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite