Joe Devine

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Joe Devine
Personal information
Full name Joseph Cassidy Devine
Date of birth (1905-09-08)8 September 1905
Place of birth Motherwell, Scotland
Date of death 1980 (aged 74–75)
Playing position Inside forward / Wing half
Youth career
Motherwell Watsonians
Cleland Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19??–1925 Bathgate
1925–1930 Burnley 114 (27)
1930–1931 Newcastle United 22 (11)
1931–1933 Sunderland 67 (7)
1933–1935 Queens Park Rangers 57 (9)
1935–1937 Birmingham 55 (2)
1937–1938 Chesterfield 23 (0)
Teams managed
1939 Valur
1948 Valur
1948 Iceland
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joseph Cassidy Devine (8 September 1905 – 1980) was a Scottish professional footballer born in Motherwell, who played as an inside forward or wing half. He represented Bathgate in the Scottish Football League, and made nearly 350 appearances in the Football League in England playing for Burnley, Newcastle United, Sunderland, Queens Park Rangers, Birmingham and Chesterfield.[1]

After his playing career, he became manager of Valur[2][3] and Iceland.[4]

References[edit]

  • Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData (Tony Brown). p. 73. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  • Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. pp. 82–83. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.