Herbert Smith (footballer, born 1877)

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Herbert Smith
Personal information
Full name Herbert Smith[1]
Date of birth 22 November 1877
Place of birth Witney, England[1]
Date of death 6 January 1951(1951-01-06) (aged 73)[1]
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1898 Witney
1899 Richmond
1900–1902 Reading
1902–1903 Stoke 3 (0)
1903 Oxford City
1903–1906 Reading
1906–1907 Derby County 1 (0)
1907 Reading
1908 Oxford City
National team
1905–1906 England 4
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Herbert Smith (22 November 1877 – 6 January 1951) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Derby County and Stoke.[1] He also competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics, playing at left-back.

Career[edit]

He was born in Witney, Oxfordshire and was a member of the English team, which won the gold medal in the football tournament. He had previously made four appearances for the full England team in 1905 and 1906.

Smith played for a number of clubs including Reading, Oxford City as well as short spells with Football League clubs Derby County in 1906 and Stoke in 1902.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Source:[2]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke 1902–03 First Division 3 0 0 0 3 0
Derby County 1906–07 First Division 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 4 0 0 0 4 0

International[edit]

Source:[3]

National team Year Apps Goals
England 1905 2 0
1906 2 0
Total 4 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.
  2. ^ Herbert Smith at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  3. ^ Smith, Herbert at National-Football-Teams.com

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