Richard Burton (footballer)

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Richard Burton
Personal information
Full name Richard Arnold Burton[1]
Date of birth 1889
Place of birth Stoke-upon-Trent, England[1]
Date of death 1939 (aged 50)[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
North Staffs Normads
1913–1914 Stoke 2 (0)
1914–19?? North Staffs Normads
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Richard Arnold Burton (1889–1939) was an English footballer who played for Stoke.[1]


Burton was born in Stoke-upon-Trent and played amateur football with North Staffs Normads before joining Stoke in 1913.[1] He played in two first team matches for Stoke during the 1913–14 season before returning to North Staffs Normads.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke[1] 1913–14 2 0 0 0 2 0
Career Total 2 0 0 0 2 0


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