Joe Blythe

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Joe Blythe
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Personal information
Date of birth 1881
Place of birth Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
Playing position Half-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Blyth Spartans
–1899 Jarrow
1899–1902 Everton 27 (1)
1902–1904 West Ham United 52 (0)
1904–1911 Millwall
1911–? Watford
Teams managed
Blyth Spartans
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joe Blythe (1881–?)[1] was an English footballer who played as a half-back for Blyth Spartans, Jarrow, Everton, West Ham United, Millwall[2] and Watford.

Footballing career[edit]

Born in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, Blythe played for Blyth Spartans, Jarrow and Everton[3] before moving to West Ham in 1902 and making his debut against Reading on 6 September 1902.[1] Blythe missed only one game in his first season and played 23 games in his second and final season with The Hammers.[4] He joined Millwall for the following season and won the London Challenge Cup with them in 1909. He made 341 appearances for Millwall before moving to Watford for the 1911-12 season.[4]

Managerial career[edit]

Blythe was manager of Blyth Spartans before the First World War.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Welcome to the Wonderful World of West Ham United Statistics - Joe Blythe". Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Millwall match preview". Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Joe Blythe". Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Joe Blythe". Retrieved 28 November 2013.