Andy Clark (footballer)

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Andy Clark
Andy Clark Leeds City.jpg
Clark while with Leeds City in 1906.
Personal information
Full name Andrew Clark[1]
Date of birth 7 October 1879[1]
Place of birth Ballingry, Scotland[1]
Date of death 10 August 1940
Place of death Wemyss, Fife, Scotland
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hamilton Academical
Buckhaven United
1899–1901 Heart of Midlothian 31 (0)
1901–1902 Stoke 52 (0)
1902–1903 East Fife
1903–1906 Plymouth Argyle 129 (1)
1906–1907 Leeds City 24 (0)
1907–1908 Brentford 23 (0)
Southend United
Total 238 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Andrew "Andy" Clark was a Scottish football left back who played for Leeds City, Plymouth Argyle and Stoke.[1]

Career[edit]

Clark was born in Ballingry and played for Hamilton Academical, Buckhaven United and Heart of Midlothian before joining English side Stoke in 1901.[1][2] He spent two seasons at Stoke playing 37 times in 1901–02 and 22 in 1902–03 before returning to Scotland with East Fife.[1] He then made a U-turn and re-entered English football with Souther League side Plymouth Argyle. He spent three seasons with the "Pilgrims" making 143 appearances.[3] He then spent a season with Leeds City and then Brentford and Southend United.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Source:[5]

Club Season Division League National Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Heart of Midlothian 1899–00[6] Scottish League First Division 16 0 6 0 22 0
1900–01[7] 15 0 2 0 17 0
Total 31 0 8 0 39 0
Stoke 1901–02 First Division 34 0 3 0 37 0
1902–03 18 0 4 0 22 0
Total 52 0 7 0 59 0
Plymouth Argyle 1903–04[8] Southern League First Division 45 0 7 0 52 0
1904–05[9] 47 0 4 0 51 0
1905–06[10] 37 1 3 0 40 1
Total 129 1 14 0 143 1
Leeds City 1906–07 Second Division 24 0 0 0 24 0
Brentford 1907–08[4] Southern League First Division 23 0 2 0 25 0
Career Total 228 1 23 0 251 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ "Andrew Clarke – Hearts Career – from 16 Aug 1899 to 13 May 1901". www.londonhearts.com. Retrieved 2016-08-14. 
  3. ^ Scallan, Trevor. "GoS-DB Players". www.greensonscreen.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  4. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 359. ISBN 0951526200. 
  5. ^ Andy Clark profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  6. ^ "1899-00". www.londonhearts.com. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  7. ^ "1900–01". www.londonhearts.com. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  8. ^ "GoS-DB Season". www.greensonscreen.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  9. ^ "GoS-DB Season". www.greensonscreen.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  10. ^ "GoS-DB Season". www.greensonscreen.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 

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