Joe Meek (footballer)

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Joe Meek
Personal information
Full name Joseph Meek
Date of birth (1910-05-31)31 May 1910
Place of birth Hazlerigg, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Date of death 1976
Playing position Inside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Newcastle Co–op
Seaton Delaval
Stockton
1929 Middlesbrough 0 (0)
1930–1934 Gateshead 135 (50)
1934–1935 Bradford Park Avenue 31 (11)
1935–1938 Tottenham Hotspur 45 (15)
1938–1939 Swansea Town 19 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joseph "Joe" Meek (31 May 1910 – 1976) was an English professional footballer who played for Newcastle Co-op, Seaton Delaval, Stockton, Middlesbrough, Gateshead, Bradford Park Avenue, Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea Town.[1]

Football career[edit]

Meek played non-League football for Newcastle Co–op and Seaton Delaval before having an unsuccessful trial at Liverpool in 1927. Meek, an inside right, had spells at Stockton and Middlesbrough. In 1930 he joined Gateshead where he featured in 135 matches and netted 50 goals. After playing for Bradford Park Avenue, Meek signed for Tottenham Hotspur. Between 1935–38 he played a total 51 matches and scored on 16 occasions in all competitions for the Spurs.[2] Meek ended his career at Swansea Town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. Nottingham: Soccerdata. p. 181. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Tottenham Hotspur F.C A-Z of players Retrieved 3 December 2012 Archived 3 June 2009 at WebCite