Dennis Stokoe

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Dennis Stokoe
Personal information
Date of birth (1925-06-06)6 June 1925
Place of birth Blyth, England
Date of death 4 August 2005(2005-08-04) (aged 80)
Playing position Wing half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
North Shields
1947–1948 Chesterfield 0 (0)
1948–1953 Carlisle United 151 (2)
1953–1956 Workington 107 (2)
1956–1957 Gateshead 13 (0)
Horden Colliery Welfare
Total 271 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dennis Stokoe (6 June 1925 – 4 August 2005) was an English professional footballer who played as a wing half.

Career[edit]

Born in Blyth, Stokoe played for North Shields, Chesterfield, Carlisle United, Workington, Gateshead and Horden Colliery Welfare.[1][2]

Later life and death[edit]

Stokoe worked as the chief business reporter on the Newcastle Journal between 1969 and 1990; he died on 4 August 2005.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  2. ^ Basson, Stuart (18 February 2010). "Football League players, 1921 to 2009". Chesterfield F.C. Archived from the original (Excel spreadsheet) on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2013.
  3. ^ John Walsh (4 August 2005). "Stokoe, one of a rare breed, laid to rest". News & Star. Retrieved 27 August 2013.