George Boote

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George Boote
Personal information
Full name George Boote[1]
Date of birth 1878
Place of birth Stoke-upon-Trent, England[1]
Date of death 1930 (aged 52)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1901 Stoke 1 (0)
Halmerend Rovers
Silverdale Town
1905–1906 Burslem Port Vale 3 (0)
Knutton Rovers
Total 4+ (0+)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

George Boote (1878 – 1930) was an English football goalkeeper who played in the Football League for Burslem Port Vale and Stoke.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Boote played one match for Stoke; his one appearance came in a 1–1 draw with Nottingham Forest in October 1901.[1] He then played for local amateur sides Halmerend Rovers and Silverdale Town before joining Burslem Port Vale as Arthur Box's deputy in November 1905.[2] His debut came in a 2–1 defeat to Barnsley at the Athletic Ground on 27 January 1906.[2] He only played a further two games before being released at the end of the season.[2] He then moved on to Knutton Rovers.[2]

Career statistics[edit]


Club Division Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke First Division 1901–02 1 0 0 0 1 0
Burslem Port Vale Second Division 1905–06 3 0 0 0 3 0
Career Total 4 0 0 0 4 0


  1. ^ a b c d e Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ a b c d Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 35. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0. 
  3. ^ George Boote profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)