Arthur Crompton

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Arthur Crompton
Personal information
Date of birth 9 January 1903
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Date of death 1987 (aged 83–84)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1929 Tottenham Hotspur 15 (3)
1930–1932 Southend United 58 (20)
1932–1933 Brentford 43 (14)
1933–1934 Crystal Palace 26 (6)
1935–? Tranmere Rovers 12 (2)
000?–? Northwich Victoria ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Arthur Crompton (9 January 1903 - 1987) was a professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Southend United, Brentford, Crystal Palace, Tranmere Rovers and Northwich Victoria.[1]

Football career[edit]

Crompton began his career playing for Devon County and later he represented the British Army football team. The versatile winger could play on either flank joined Tottenham Hotspur in 1928. Crompton featured in 15 matches and netting three goals in his time at White Hart Lane.[2] Crompton signed for Southend United in 1930 where he went on to make 58 appearances and scoring on 20 occasions.[3] In 1932, Crompton played for Brentford and notched up a further 43 matches and scoring 14 goals before signing for Crystal Palace. Crompton featured in 26 games and scoring six goals in his spell at Selhurst Park. He moved onto Tranmere Rovers in 1935 and finally ending his career at Northwich Victoria.




  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 65. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 29 November 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite
  3. ^ Crompton's stats at Southend United Retrieved 30 April 2009
  4. ^ White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 372. ISBN 0951526200.