Stan Davies

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Stan Davies
Personal information
Full name Stanley Charles Davies
Date of birth 24 April 1898
Place of birth Chirk, Wales
Date of death 17 January 1972(1972-01-17) (aged 73)
Place of death Birmingham, England
Playing position Inside-forward/Centre-forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919 Rochdale
1919–1921 Preston North End 24 (11)
1921 Everton 20 (9)
1921–1927 West Bromwich Albion 147 (77)
1927–1928 Birmingham 14 (2)
1928–1929 Cardiff City 14 (2)
1929–1930 Rotherham United 1 (0)
1930 Barnsley 1 (0)
National team
Wales 18 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Stanley Charles Davies (24 April 1898 – 17 January 1972) was a Welsh footballer who played as a forward.

Biography[edit]

Davies was born in Chirk. He turned professional with Rochdale in January 1919 but just three months later joined Preston North End for £800.

After his time at Preston, Davies moved to Everton, making his debut on 5 February 1921. His final match was on 5 November that year, and he then moved to West Bromwich Albion.[1]

Later in his career he played for Birmingham, Cardiff City, Rotherham United (as player-manager) and Barnsley. He died in Birmingham in 1972.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanley Davies". Everton Stats. Everton FC. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  • Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Soccerdata. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. pp. pp63–64. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.