Arthur Cartlidge

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Arthur Cartlidge
Personal information
Full name Arthur Cartlidge[1]
Date of birth 12 June 1880
Place of birth Stoke-upon-Trent, England[1]
Date of death 1940 (aged 60)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Penkell Victoria
Market Drayton Town
1899–1900 Stoke 10 (0)
1901–1908 Bristol Rovers 258 (0)
1908–1910 Aston Villa 52 (0)
1911–1912 Stoke 34 (0)
South Shields
Total 345 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Arthur Cartlidge (12 June 1880 – 1940) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Aston Villa and Stoke as well as spending seven years at Bristol Rovers.[1]

Career[edit]

Cartlidge was born in Stoke-upon-Trent and played amateur football with Penkell Victoria and Market Drayton Town before joining Stoke in 1899.[1] He played ten matches for Stoke in two seasons before joining Bristol Rovers.[1]

On 3 May 1901 he joined Bristol Rovers from Stoke, where he remained for seven years, making 258 appearances in the Southern League and winning the league title during the 1904–05 season.[2] He left Bristol in April 1908 to join Aston Villa playing 55 times, before returning to Stoke in 1911 to play in the Southern League for two more years. He ended his career with South Shields.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Arthur Cartlidge profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup Charity Shield Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke 1899–1900 3 0 0 0 3 0
1900–01 7 0 0 0 7 0
Total 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Aston Villa 1908–09 3 0 0 0 3 0
1909–10 35 0 2 0 37 0
1910–11 14 0 0 0 1 0 15 0
Total 52 0 2 0 1 0 55 0
Stoke 1910–11 12 0 0 0 12 0
1911–12 22 0 1 0 23 0
Total 34 0 1 0 0 0 35 0
Career Total 96 0 3 0 1 0 100 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ Byrne, Stephen; Jay, Mike (2003). Bristol Rovers Football Club - The Definitive History 1883-2003. Stroud: Tempus. ISBN 0-7524-2717-2.