Stan Storton

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Stan Storton
Personal information
Full name Stanley Eugene Storton
Date of birth (1939-01-05) 5 January 1939 (age 75)
Place of birth Keighley, England
Playing position Full back
Youth career
–1959 Huddersfield Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1963 Bradford City 111 (5)
1963–1964 Darlington 15 (0)
1964–1966 Hartlepool United 72 (0)
1966–1970 Tranmere Rovers 123 (2)
1970–1973 Ellesmere Port Town
Total 321 (7)
Teams managed
1972–1973 Ellesmere Port Town
1973–1979 Runcorn
1979–1980 Bangor City
1980–1981 Northwich Victoria
1981–1989 Telford United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Stanley Eugene Storton (born 5 January 1939) is an English former football player and manager.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Keighley, Storton is the older brother of fellow professional player Trevor Storton. Following his management career, Storton ran an office cleaning firm in Ellesmere Port.[1]

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Storton, who played as a full back, began his career at Huddersfield Town as an amateur. He turned professional in 1959, appearing in the Football League for Bradford City, Darlington, Hartlepool United and Tranmere Rovers, before dropping into non-league football with Ellesmere Port Town.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a player, Storton managed a number teams including Ellesmere Port Town, Runcorn, Bangor City, Northwich Victoria and Telford United.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edwards, Leigh (26 August 2012), "Back to the Future – Tranmere Rovers FC", Official Shrewsbury Town Matchday Programme: 32–33 
  2. ^ "STAN STORTON". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Linnets Legends - Stan Storton". Runcorn Linnets F.C. official website. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Stan Storton has no regrets on leaving Telford United". BBC Sport. 24 December 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2010.