Dave Beswick

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Dave Beswick
Personal information
Full name David Beswick[1]
Date of birth 18 June 1910[1]
Place of birth Stoke-on-Trent, England[1]
Date of death 1991 (aged 81)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Mount Pleasant
1929–1932 Stoke City 9 (0)
1933 Walsall 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Beswick (18 June 1910 – 1991) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Stoke City.[1]

Career[edit]

Beswick was born in Stoke-on-Trent and played for Mount Pleasant before joining Stoke City in 1929. He provided back up to Dick Williams, Norman Lewis and Roy John during a four-year spell at the Victoria Ground.[1] He played once in 1929–30 six times in 1930–31 and twice in 1932–33 before leaving for Walsall.[1] He made just one appearance for the "Saddlers" which came in the Third Division North Cup.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Dave Beswick profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup 3rd Div. Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City 1929–30 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1930–31 Second Division 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
1931–32 Second Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1932–33 Second Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Walsall 1933–34 Third Division North 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Career Total 9 0 0 0 1 0 10 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.