John Boden (footballer)

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John Boden
Personal information
Full name John William Boden
Date of birth q1 1882
Place of birth Northwich, England
Date of death 19 March 1946 (aged about 64)
Place of death Northwich, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender / Half back / Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1902–1905 Glossop 91 (4)
1905–1906 Clapton Orient 27 (5)
1906–1907 Aston Villa 17 (2)
1907 Northwich Victoria
1907–1909 Reading 65 (6)
1909–1910 Croydon Common 20 (2)
1910–1912 Plymouth Argyle 65 (32)
1912–1913 New Brompton 16 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John William Boden (q1 1882 – 19 March 1946)[1] was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Glossop, Clapton Orient and Aston Villa in the 1900s.[2] He appeared in Clapton Orient's first Football League match in 1905.[1] A defender or half back, he later played for Northwich Victoria before moving into the Southern League to play for Reading, Croydon Common,[1] Plymouth Argyle,[3] and New Brompton.[1] Boden died in his native Northwich, Cheshire, in 1946 aged about 64.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "John William Boden" (PDF). Croydon Common FC. Alan Futter. Retrieved 29 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData (Tony Brown). p. 29. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  3. ^ "John Boden". GoS–DB. Greens on Screen. Retrieved 29 April 2010.