Herbert Blake

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Herbert Blake
Personal information
Full name Herbert Edwin Blake
Date of birth 26 August 1894
Place of birth Bristol, England
Date of death 1958 (aged 63–64)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1914–? Bristol City 1
?–? Mid Rhondda
1921–1923 Tottenham Hotspur 51
?–? Kettering Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Herbert Blake (born 26 August 1894 in Bristol–died 1958) was a professional footballer who played for Bristol City, Tottenham Hotspur and Kettering Town.[1]

Football career[edit]

Blake began his career at the non-League club Fishponds before joining Bristol City in 1914 where he played a solitary match. In 1919 the goalkeeper had a trial at Preston North End. Blake moved on to Welsh Southern League club Mid-Rhondda before joining Tottenham Hotspur where he went on to appear in 56 matches in all competitions between 1921–23.[2] He ended his career at Kettering Town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 28. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Topspurs A-Z of players Retrieved 2 November 2012