Joe Duckworth (footballer)
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|Full name||Joseph Cullen Duckworth|
|Date of birth||29 April 1898|
|Place of birth||Blackburn, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Duckworth began his career with Accrington Stanley, but made his league debut in the first season after the first world war for Blackburn Rovers. He played 5 times in the league for Rovers before joining Aberdare Athletic.
He later played in goal for Reading, where he won a Division 3 South title in 1926. His winner's medal was found in 1991 at a car boot sale in Manchester. He also played in Reading's FA Cup run to the 1927 semi final against eventual winners Cardiff City, and a Cup win against league leaders Sheffield Wednesday in January 1929, where he was singled out for particular praise.
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