Joe Butler (footballer, born 1879)

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Joe Butler
Personal information
Full name Joseph Henry Butler[1]
Date of birth 1879[2]
Place of birth Dawley Bank, England[1]
Date of death August 1941 (aged 61–62)[2]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1900–1905 Stockport County 133 (1)
1905–1906 Clapton Orient 20 (0)
1906–1908 Stockport County 74 (0)
1908–1912 Glossop 161 (0)
1912–1914 Sunderland 65 (0)
1914–1915 Lincoln City 37 (0)
1916–1919 Stockport County 37 (0)
1919–1920 Macclesfield 23 (0)
Total 513 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Joseph Henry Butler (1879 – August 1941) was an English professional football goalkeeper who made 457 appearances in the Football League for Stockport County, Clapton Orient, Glossop, Sunderland and Lincoln City.[3] With Sunderland, he won the 1912–13 First Division title and played on the losing side in the 1913 FA Cup Final.[4]

Honours[edit]

Sunderland

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stockport County 1900–01[7] Second Division 6 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
1901–02[7] 28 0 3 0 0 0 31 0
1902–03[7] 32 0 1 0 0 0 33 0
1903–04[7] 34 0 3 0 0 0 37 0
1904–05[7] Lancashire Combination First Division 33 1 5 0 0 0 38 1
Total 133 1 13 0 0 0 146 1
Clapton Orient 1905–06[7] Second Division 20 0 0 0 20 0
Stockport County 1905–06[7] Second Division 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
1906–07[7] 37 0 2 0 0 0 39 0
1907–08[7] 23 0 1 0 0 0 24 0
Stockport County total 207 1 16 0 0 0 223 1
Sunderland 1912–13[5] First Division 32 0 9 0 1[a] 0 42 0
1913–14[6] 33 0 5 0 1[a] 0 39 0
Total 65 0 14 0 2 0 81 0
Lincoln City 1914–15[8] Second Division 37 0 2 0 39 0
Macclesfield 1919–20[9] Cheshire County League 23 0 0 0 3[b] 0 26 0
Career total 352 1 32 0 5 0 389 1
  1. ^ a b Appearance in Newcastle & Sunderland Hospitals Cup.
  2. ^ 2 appearances in Altrincham Cup, 1 appearance in Cheshire Senior Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 48. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ a b "Joe Butler". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Sunderland AFC – Statistics, History and Records – from TheStatCat". www.thestatcat.co.uk. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  4. ^ Brown, Paul (23 April 2013). "From the Archives: Sunderland fan calls house 'Aston Villa'". Aston Villa F.C. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Sunderland AFC – Statistics, History and Records – from TheStatCat". www.thestatcat.co.uk. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Sunderland AFC – Statistics, History and Records – from TheStatCat". www.thestatcat.co.uk. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i Watts, Ian. "Joe Butler County Record". gogogocounty.org. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Lincoln City Squad 1914/15". Football and the First World War. Retrieved 25 November 2017.
  9. ^ "Season Statistics – Cheshire League – 1919–20". www.silkmenarchives.org.uk. Retrieved 25 November 2017.