Joe Allen (footballer, born 1909)

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Joe Allen
Personal information
Full name Joseph Allen
Date of birth 30 December 1909
Place of birth Bilsthorpe, England
Date of death 1978 (aged 68–69)
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (0)
1932–1934 Northfleet United (loan) ? (?)
1932–1933 Tottenham Hotspur 1 (1)
1932–1933 Queens Park Rangers F.C. 51 (6)
1933–1934 Mansfield Town 8 (5)
1935–1937 RC Roubaix ? (?)
1937 FC Nancy ?
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Joseph Allen (born 30 December 1909 in Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire –died 1978) was a professional footballer who played for Northfleet, Tottenham Hotspur, Queens Park Rangers, Mansfield Town and Racing Club de Roubaix.[1]

Football career[edit]

Allen played for local club Bilsthorpe Colliery before joining Tottenham Hotspur for his first spell at White Hart Lane in 1932. In the same year he moved to the Spurs nursery club Northfleet United on loan.[2] The inside forward rejoined the Lilywhites where he scored one goal in his solitary match for the club.[3] In 1933 he signed for Queens Park Rangers where he went on to feature in 51 matches and scoring on six occasions for the Loftus Road outfit. Allen moved to Mansfield Town and competed in a further eight games and netting five goals. He ended his career in French team RC Roubaix and FC Nancy.[4]


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 8. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ "Kent's nursery clubs" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur players". Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 19 March 2009. 
  4. ^ Barreaud, Marc (1998). Dictionnaire des footballeurs étrangers du championnat professionnel français (1932-1997). L'Harmattan, Paris. ISBN 2-7384-6608-7.