John Walker (footballer, born 1900)

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John Walker
Personal information
Full name John Walker[1]
Date of birth 1900[1]
Place of birth Great Wyrley, England[1]
Date of death 1971 (aged 71)[1]
Playing position Wing-half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Barking Town
1924–1926 Stoke 34 (1)
1926–1927 Walsall 12 (0)
Total 46 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

John Walker (1900 – 1971) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Stoke and Walsall.[1]

Career[edit]

Walker was born in Great Wyrley and started playing football with Essex club Barking Town before joining Stoke in 1924.[1] He spent two seasons at the Victoria Ground both of which were poor seasons as Stoke were relegated to the third tier in 1925–26.[1] Walker played 36 times for Stoke scoring once against Stockport County in January 1925.[1] After Stoke's relegation Walker left the club for Walsall.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke[1] 1924–25 Second Division 9 0 1 0 10 0
1925–26 Second Division 25 1 1 0 26 1
Total 34 1 2 0 36 1
Walsall 1926–27 Third Division North 12 0 0 0 12 0
Career Total 46 1 2 0 48 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.