James Hay (footballer)

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James Hay
Personal information
Full name James Hay
Date of birth 1876
Place of birth Lanark, Scotland
Date of death 1940 (aged 64)
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1900 Renfrew Victoria
1901–1907 Barnsley 146 (0)
1908–1909 Chesterfield 37 (0)
1909–1911 Stoke 70 (3)
Total 253 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James Hay (1876 – 1940) was a footballer who played in the Football League for Barnsley and Chesterfield Town and in the Southern League for Stoke.[1]

Career[edit]

Hay was born in Lanark and played for Renfrew Victoria before joining English Second Division side Barnsley in 1901.[1] Hay spent seven seasons with the "Tykes" making 159 appearances scoring once which came in an FA Cup match against Swindon Town.[1] He joined Chesterfield in 1908 and spent the 1908–09 season at Saltergate but left at the end of the season after they failed to gain re-election.[1] He signed for Stoke in 1909 who at the time were playing in the Southern League and spent three seasons at the Victoria Ground making 70 appearances scoring three goals.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Source:[2]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Barnsley 1901–02 Second Division 19 0 0 0 19 0
1902–03 Second Division 9 0 1 1 10 1
1903–04 Second Division 0 0 0 0 0 0
1904–05 Second Division 21 0 3 0 24 0
1905–06 Second Division 31 0 4 0 35 0
1906–07 Second Division 34 0 4 0 38 0
1907–08 Second Division 32 0 1 0 33 0
Total 146 0 13 1 159 1
Chesterfield 1908–09 Second Division 37 0 2 0 39 0
Total 37 0 2 0 39 0
Stoke 1909–10 Birmingham & District League / Southern League Division Two 33 0 0 0 33 0
1910–10 Birmingham & District League / Southern League Division Two 29 3 1 0 30 3
1911–12 Southern League Division One 8 0 0 0 8 0
Total 70 3 1 0 71 3
Career Total 253 3 16 1 269 4

References[edit]

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