Bert Yarnall

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Bert Yarnall
Personal information
Full name Herbert George Yarnall[1]
Date of birth 1892
Place of birth Goole, England
Date of death 1943 (aged 50–51)[1]
Playing position Inside left, centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Kidsgrove Wellington
1914 Blackpool 9 (1)
1916–1917 Airdrieonians 46 (45)
1917–1918 Clydebank 14 (4)
1918–1919 Dumbarton 14 (5)
1920 Reading 5 (1)
Oswestry Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Herbert George Yarnall (1892–1943) was an English professional football forward who played in the Scottish League for Airdrieonians, Clydebank and Dumbarton.[2][3] He was the top scorer in the Scottish League First Division during the 1916–17 season, with 39 goals.[4] Yarnall also played in the Football League for Blackpool and Reading.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League National Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Blackpool 1914–15[5] Second Division 9 1 0 0 9 1
Airdrieonians 1916–17[2] Scottish First Division 33 39 33 39
1917–18[2] 13 6 13 6
Total 46 45 46 45
Clydebank 1917–18[2] Scottish First Division 14 4 14 4
Dumbarton 1918–19[6] Scottish First Division 14 5 0 0 14 5
Career total 83 55 0 0 0 0 83 55

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 322. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ a b c d Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.
  3. ^ "AIRDRIEONIANS F.C. and THE FIRST WORLD WAR" (PDF). Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Scotland – List of Topscorers". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Blackpool Squad 1914/15". Football and the First World War. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Herbert Yarnall – Player Statistics (The Sons Archive – Dumbarton Football Club History)". www.sonsarchive.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.