Sid Castle

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Sid Castle
Personal information
Full name Sidney Ernest Rowland Castle
Date of birth 12 March 1892
Place of birth Basingstoke, England
Date of death 27 January 1978
Place of death Basingstoke, England
Playing position Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
000?–? Basingstoke Town ? (?)
000?–? Thornycroft Athletic ? (?)
000?–? Guildford United ? (?)
1919–1920 Tottenham Hotspur 5 (0)
1921–1922 Charlton Athletic 66 (10)
1923–1924 Chelsea 32 (2)
000?–? Guildford United ? (?)
Teams managed
1927–1928 Ajax
1928–1930 ZAC
1930–? PEC
1932 Heerenveen
1933–1935 Meppeler Sport Club
1936–1938 Heerenveen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sidney Ernest Rowland 'Sid' Castle (born 12 March 1892 in Basingstoke–died 27 January 1978) was an English professional footballer who played for Basingstoke Town, Thornycroft Athletic, Guildford United, Tottenham Hotspur, Charlton Athletic, Chelsea.[1]

Football career[edit]

After playing for Basingstoke Town, Thorneycrofts and Guildford United, the outside right joined Tottenham Hotspur. Between 1919–20 Castle made five appearances for the Spurs. [2] He signed for Charlton Athletic in 1921 and went on to play in 66 matches and scoring 10 goals. In 1923, Castle signed for Chelsea where he featured in a further 32 games and finding the net twice. He re-joined Guildford United where he ended his playing career.

Management career[edit]

He coached in the Netherlands at Ajax between early 1927 and September 1928 [3] and two teams from Zwolle [4] before coaching Heerenveen in two spells and Meppel.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 50. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 29 November 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite
  3. ^ Gezinskaart S.E. Castle, Stadsarchief Amsterdam
  4. ^ Het Vaderland, 30 June 1930, at kb.nl
  5. ^ Historie 1922-1937, sc Heerenveen
  6. ^ MSC Meppel