James Holdcroft

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James Holdcroft
Personal information
Date of birth 1874
Place of birth Burslem, England
Date of death 1926 (aged 51–52)
Playing position Half-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1894–1897 Burslem Port Vale 52 (0)
Total 52 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James H. Holdcroft (1874 – 1926) was a footballer who played for Burslem Port Vale in the mid-1890s

Playing career[edit]

Holdcroft joined Burslem Port Vale in March 1894.[1] He made 12 Second Division appearances in the 1894–95 season and played 24 league and two FA Cup games in the 1895–96 campaign, as Vale lost their Football League status.[1] He played 16 Midland League matches, before he was released from the Athletic Ground at the end of the 1896–97 season.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Source:[2]

Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Burslem Port Vale 1894–95 Second Division 12 0 0 0 2 0 14 0
1895–96 Second Division 24 0 2 0 0 0 26 0
1896–97 Midland League 16 0 1 0 4 0 21 0
Total 52 0 3 0 6 0 61 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 139. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0. 
  2. ^ James Holdcroft profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)