Arthur Lockett

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Arthur Lockett
Personal information
Full name Arthur Lockett[1]
Date of birth 11 March 1877[1]
Place of birth Alsager, England[1]
Date of death 5 March 1959(1959-03-05) (aged 81)
Playing position Outside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1895 Alsager's Bank
1896 Audley
1897 Cross Heath
1898 Audley
1899 Crewe Alexandra
1900–1903 Stoke 65 (7)
1903–1904 Aston Villa 41 (5)
1905–1907 Preston North End 64 (5)
1908–1912 Watford
1912 Mardy
Total 170 (17)
National team
1903 England 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Arthur Lockett (11 March 1877 – 5 March 1959) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Aston Villa, Preston North End and Stoke.[1]

Club career[edit]

Lockett was born in Alsager and played for local amateur sides Alsager's Bank, Audley and Cross Heath before joining Crewe Alexandra.[1] He joined Stoke in 1900 for a small fee and played 16 times during the 1900–01 season as Stoke fought a successful battle against relegation.[1] The next season saw Stoke again in relegation trouble and for the second season running surviving on the final day.[1] Lockett experience a much better 1902–03 campaign as Stoke finished 6th, their highest league position to that point.[1] Lockett's good form was rewarded as he was called up for England duties in February 1903.[1]

Before the season was finished Lockett joined Aston Villa where he spent two season before joining Preston North End.[1]

International career[edit]

Lockett played one game for England whilst with Stoke, which came in a 4–0 win over Ireland in February 1903.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Source:[2]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke 1900–01 First Division 16 0 0 0 16 0
1901–02 First Division 27 5 4 0 31 5
1902–03 First Division 22 2 4 0 26 2
Total 65 7 8 0 73 7
Aston Villa 1902–03 First Division 1 0 0 0 1 0
1903–04 First Division 27 2 0 0 27 2
1904–05 First Division 13 3 0 0 13 3
Total 41 5 0 0 41 5
Preston North End 1905–06 First Division 32 4 1 0 33 4
1906–07 First Division 23 1 0 0 23 1
1907–08 First Division 9 0 1 0 10 0
Total 64 5 2 0 66 5
Career Total 170 17 10 0 180 17

International[edit]

Source:[3]

National team Year Apps Goals
England 1903 1 0
Total 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.
  2. ^ Arthur Lockett at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  3. ^ Lockett, Arthur at National-Football-Teams.com

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