Stan Brogden

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Stanley Brogden
Stan Brogden - Leeds.jpg
Ogden's Cigarette card featuring Stanley Brogden
Personal information
Full name Stanley Brogden
Nickname Stan
Born 15 March 1910
Holbeck district
Died 1981 (aged 70–71)
Bradford, England
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Wing, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1927–29 Bradford Northern 62
1929–34 Huddersfield
1934–38 Leeds 145 61 1 0 185
1938–41 Hull
Rochdale Hornets
Salford
≤1945 Bradford Northern (guest)
Total 207 61 1 0 185
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1929–? Yorkshire
1929–43 England 15 4 0 0 12
1929–37 Great Britain 16 3 0 0 9
Rugby union
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
British Empire Forces
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Stanley "Stan" Brogden (15 March 1910[1] – 1981 (aged 70–71)) birth registered in Holbeck, was an English rugby union and professional sprinter and rugby league footballer of the 1920s, '30s and '40s, playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Bradford Northern (twice), Huddersfield, Leeds, Hull, Rochdale Hornets and Salford, as a Wing, Centre, or Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 2 or 5, 3 or 4, or 6,[2][3] and playing representative level rugby union (RU) for British Empire Forces,[4] he died in Bradford.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Stan Brogden won caps for England (RL) while at Bradford in 1929 against Other Nationalities, while at Huddersfield in 1932 against Wales (2 matches), in 1933 against Other Nationalities, and Australia, while at Leeds in 1935 against France, and Wales, in 1936 against Wales (2 matches), and France, in 1938 against Wales, while at Hull in 1938 against Wales, in 1939 against France, in 1941 against Wales, in 1943 against Wales,[5] and won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Huddersfield in 1929–30 against Australia, in 1932 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (3 matches), in 1933 against Australia (2 matches), while at Leeds in 1936 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (2 matches), and in 1937 against Australia (2 matches).[6]

Rugby Football League Championship final appearances[edit]

Stan Brogden played Centre, i.e. number 4 in Leeds' 2–8 defeat by Hunslet in the 1937–38 Rugby Football League Championship final at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 30 April 1938.[7]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Stan Brogden played Centre, i.e. number 3 in Huddersfield's 21–17 victory over Warrington in the 1932–33 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 6 May 1933.[8]

Club career[edit]

Stan Brogden made his début for Leeds against Wakefield Trinity at Belle Vue, Wakefield on Friday 30 March 1934.[9]

Transfer records[edit]

In 1929, Huddersfield paid Bradford Northern a fee of £1000 for Stan Brogden (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £158,200 in 2013).[10] In 1934, Leeds paid Huddersfield a then world record fee of £1200 for Stan Brogden (based on increases in average earnings, this would be approximately £206,800 in 2013).[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  2. ^ French, Ray (1989). 100 Great Rugby League Players [Page 35]. MacDonald Queen Anne Press. ISBN 0-356-17578-2
  3. ^ "Statistics at hullfc.com". hullfc.com. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Statistics at espnscrum.com". espnscrum.com. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "History of Leeds Rugby League Club". britishrugbyleague.blogspot.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Fartown At Wembley - "The Wembley Years" - 1933, 1935, 1953 And 1962". huddersfieldrlheritage.co.uk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  9. ^ Dalby, Ken (1955). The Headingley Story – 1890–1955 – Volume One – Rugby. The Leeds Cricket, Football & Athletic Co. Ltd ASIN: B0018JNGVM
  10. ^ a b "Measuring Worth – Relative Value of UK Pounds". Measuring Worth. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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