Sam Gleaves

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Sam Gleaves
Personal information
Full name Sam Gleaves
Place of birth England
Teams managed
Years Team
1896–1905 Burslem Port Vale

Sam Gleaves was an English football manager, noted for being the secretary of Burslem Port Vale for nine years at the turn of the 20th century, from 1896 until May 1905. During his time at the club, Vale won re-election from the Midland Football League into the Football League Second Division in 1898–99, reached the Birmingham Senior Cup final in 1899 and 1900 and the Staffordshire Senior Cup final in 1900, and won the Staffordshire Senior Charity Cup in 1897.

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team From To Matches Won Drawn Lost Win %
Burslem Port Vale 1 August 1896 31 May 1905 242 86 56 100 35.54
Total[1] 242 86 56 100 35.54


  1. ^ "Sam Gleaves's managerial career". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2008-12-24. 

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