Alf Bennett

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Alf Bennett
Personal information
Full name Alfred Bennett[1]
Date of birth (1898-11-13)13 November 1898[1]
Place of birth Clowne, England[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Clowne Rising Star
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1920–1927 Nottingham Forest 83 (0)
1927–1929 Port Vale 35 (0)
Total 118 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alfred Bennett (born 13 November 1898; date of death unknown) was an English footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Nottingham Forest and Port Vale.

Playing career[edit]

Bennet played for Clowne Rising Star and Nottingham Forest, before joining Port Vale in May 1927.[1] Preferred to George Holdcroft and Howard Matthews, he played 24 Second Division appearances and played one FA Cup game in the 1927–28 season.[1] However, he was replaced by new signing Jack Prince, and after playing just 11 times in the 1928–29 season, he left The Old Recreation Ground on a free transfer in May 1929.[1]

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Alf Bennett profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nottingham Forest 1920–21 Second Division 19 0 2 0 21 0
1921–22 Second Division 10 0 2 0 12 0
1922–23 First Division 5 0 0 0 5 0
1923–24 First Division 16 0 0 0 16 0
1924–25 First Division 31 0 2 0 33 0
1925–26 Second Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 83 0 6 0 89 0
Port Vale 1927–28 Second Division 24 0 1 0 25 0
1928–29 Second Division 11 0 0 0 11 0
Total 35 0 1 0 36 0
Career Total 118 0 7 0 125 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 25. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.