Charlie Butler

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Charlie Butler
Charlie Butler, Brentford FC footballer, 1927.jpg
Butler while with Brentford in 1927.
Personal information
Full name Charles Joseph Wells Butler[1]
Date of birth 10 October 1897
Place of birth Watford, England
Date of death September 1963 (aged 65)
Place of death Harrow, England
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ton Pentre
1922–1923 Manchester United 0 (0)
1923 Gillingham 13 (0)
1924 Grays Thurrock (loan)
1924–1926 Gillingham 63 (0)
1926–1928 Brentford 67 (0)
1928 Montreal Carsteel
National team
England Schoolboys
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Charles Joseph Wells "Charlie" Butler (10 October 1897 – September 1963), sometimes known as Joe Butler,[2] was an English professional football full back. After a brief spell with Manchester United in which he failed to break into the first-team, he played for Brentford and Gillingham between 1923 and 1928.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Gillingham 1923–24[4] Third Division South 13 0 0 0 13 0
1924–25[4] 21 0 4 0 25 0
1925–26[4] 36 0 2 0 38 0
1926–27[4] 6 0 6 0
Total 76 0 6 0 82 0
Brentford 1926–27[5] Third Division South 27 0 8 0 35 0
1927–28[5] 40 0 0 0 40 0
Total 67 0 8 0 75 0
Career Total 143 0 14 0 157 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 47. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ Haynes, Graham; Coumbe, Frank (2006). Timeless Bees: Brentford F.C. Who's Who 1920-2006. Harefield: Yore Publications. p. 32. ISBN 978-0955294914. 
  3. ^ Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. p. 12. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Gillingham FC Career Details". Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  5. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 369. ISBN 0951526200.