Albert Skinner

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Albert Skinner
Personal information
Full name Albert James Skinner[1]
Date of birth 1868[1]
Place of birth Burslem, England[1]
Playing position Full-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1886–1893 Burslem Port Vale 14 (0)
Total 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Albert James Skinner (born 1868; date of death unknown) was an English footballer who played as a full-back for Burslem Port Vale between 1886 and 1893.

Playing career[edit]

Skinner most likely joined Burslem Port Vale in the summer of 1886.[1] He enjoyed regular football from October 1888 to February 1889, but was used mostly as a reserve player after this period.[1] In total he played 30 games for his local team: 16 league games (12 in the Football Combination and one each in the Football League and Midland Football League), 13 friendlies, and 3 cup matches.[1] He was allowed to leave the Athletic Ground at the end of the 1892–93 season, the first ever season of the Football League Second Division.[1]

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Albert Skinner profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Burslem Port Vale 1886–87 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0
1887–88 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1888–89 Combination 12 0 0 0 4 0 16 0
1889–90 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0
1890–91 Midland League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1891–92 Midland League 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1892–93 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 14 0 0 0 16 0 30 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 268. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.