Arthur Cumberlidge

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Arthur Cumberlidge
Personal information
Full name Arthur Leonard Cumberlidge[1]
Date of birth (1914-04-05)5 April 1914[1]
Place of birth Wolstanton, England[1]
Date of death 20 April 1983(1983-04-20) (aged 69)[1]
Place of death Middlewich, England[1]
Playing position Left-half
Youth career
Stoke City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1946 Port Vale 66 (0)
Northwich Victoria
Teams managed
1968 Northwich Victoria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Arthur Leonard Cumberlidge (5 April 1914 – 20 April 1983) was an English footballer who played at left-half for Port Vale and coached Northwich Victoria.

Playing career[edit]

Cumberlidge played for Stoke City, before joining Port Vale as an amateur in October 1936.[1] He made his debut in February 1937, and signed professional forms the following month.[1] He made eight Third Division North appearances in the 1936–37 season, and played 23 league games in the 1937–38 season.[1] He featured 35 times in the Third Division South in the 1938–39 campaign.[1] He converted to left-half for the 1939–40 season, having previously been used as a left-back and inside-forward.[1] After the conclusion of World War II, he was out of favour and barely played before he was transferred to Northwich Victoria.[1] He managed the "Vics" in the Cheshire County League in 1968.

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Arthur Cumberlidge 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
Port Vale 1936–37 Third Division North 8 0 0 0 1 0 9 0
1937–38 Third Division North 23 0 1 0 2 0 26 0
1938–39 Third Division South 35 0 2 0 4 0 41 0
1939–40 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 66 0 3 0 9 0 78 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 73. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.