Herbert Banks

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Herbert Banks
Personal information
Full name Herbert Ernest Banks
Date of birth 1873
Place of birth Coventry, England
Date of death 1947 (aged 73–74)
Place of death Smethwick, England
Playing position Inside Left
Youth career
189?–189? 72nd Seaforth Highlanders
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1896–1897 Everton 2 (0)
1896–1897 St Mirren ?? (?)
1897–1899 Third Lanark 28 (3)
1899–1901 Millwall Athletic 26 (11)
1901 Aston Villa 5 (0)
1901–1903 Bristol City 40 (18)
1903–1904 Watford 19 (21)
1904–1905 Coventry City 18 (12)
1905–1906 Stafford Rangers ?? (?)
Veritys A
National team
1901 England 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Herbert Ernest "Bertie" Banks (1873–1947) was an English footballer who made over 40 appearances in the Football League, over 20 appearances in the Scottish League and over 40 appearances in the Southern League, scoring over 60 goals in a career as an inside left.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Bertie Banks played for Everton, St Mirren on loan, Third Lanark, Millwall Athletic, Aston Villa, Bristol City, Watford, Coventry City and Stafford Rangers.[1][2] During his time at Millwall, Banks made an appearance for the English national side, in a 3–0 British Home Championship win against Ireland.[3] At Watford, his goalscoring rate exceeded a goal per game.[4]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b Emms, Steve; Wells, Richard (2007). Scottish League Players' Records 1890–91 to 1938–39. SoccerData. ISBN 978-1-899468-66-9. 
  2. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2002). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. SoccerData. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  3. ^ Courtney, Barrie (4 January 2004). "England - International results 1900–1919". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Jones, Trefor (1996). The Watford Football Club Illustrated Who's Who. p. 30. ISBN 0-9527458-0-1.