Joe Rutherford

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Joe Rutherford
Personal information
Full name Joe Rutherford
Date of birth (1920-09-20)20 September 1920
Place of birth Fatfield, England
Date of death 27 December 1994(1994-12-27) (aged 74)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Birtley Colliery
1936–1939 Southport 88 (0)
1939–1952 Aston Villa 148 (0)
Total 236 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joe Rutherford (20 September 1920, in Fatfield, County Durham – 27 December 1994, in Sutton Coldfield) was a footballer for Aston Villa F.C.. He played in 156 league and cup matches as a goalkeeper. He joined Aston Villa in 1939 and he retired in 1951. He played in several games as a guest, for various teams, during the Second World War, but these are not counted in official league records and tallys.

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