Frank Ryder

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Frank Ryder
Personal information
Full name Frank Ryder[1]
Date of birth (1909-03-07)7 March 1909[1]
Place of birth Summerseat, England[1]
Playing position Right-winger
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
? Prescot Cables ? (?)
1932?–1933? Bury 6 (0)
1933?–1934? Torquay United 20 (9)
1934? Rochdale 6 (0)
1934?–193? Ards ? (?)
193?–1935? Altrincham ? (?)
1935–1937 Port Vale 23 (4)
Total 55+ (13+)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Frank Ryder (born 7 March 1909; date of death unknown) was an English former footballer who played as a winger for Prescot Cables, Bury, Torquay United, Rochdale, Ards, Altrincham, and Port Vale in the 1930s.

Playing career[edit]

Ryder played for Summerseat, Prescot Cables, Burnley (on trial), Bury, Torquay United, Rochdale, Ards, and Altrincham. He joined Port Vale in November 1935.[1] He scored two goals in a 2–2 draw with Blackpool at The Old Recreation Ground on 14 December, and also bagged goals in heavy defeats to Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in February.[1] He lost his first team place after seriously injuring his right shinbone at a 3–0 defeat to Bradford Park Avenue at the Horsfall Stadium on 21 March.[1] He had played 17 Second Division games in the 1935–36 season, as the "Valiants" were relegated.[1] He made six Third Division North appearances in the 1936–37 season, and left on a free transfer in April 1937.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 257. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.