Sam Bagnall

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Sam Bagnall
Personal information
Full name Samuel Bagnall
Date of birth 1892
Place of birth Neepsend, Sheffield, England
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Clowne Rising Star
1912–1913 Chesterfield Town
1913–1914 Sheffield United 7 (1)
1914–1916 South Liverpool
1916–? Welbeck Colliery
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Samuel "Sam" Bagnall (1892 – after 1916) was an English footballer who played for Chesterfield Town and Sheffield United. He was born in Neepsend, Sheffield. Playing outside right, he was known for his pace, being described as a 'better sprinter than a footballer'.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Sheffield, Bagnall made his breakthrough at nearby Chesterfield Town but was quickly transferred to his home-town club Sheffield United for a fee of £152 in April 1913 (although the Blades later informed the Football League that the fee had been £350.)[1]

Despite commanding a large fee for the time he failed to make an impact on the first team at Bramall Lane, making only seven appearances in just over a season before he was released at the outset of World War I.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Bagnall saw active service during the war, being wounded in his left shoulder and arm, and was subsequently discharged in 1916, taking up a job at Welbeck Colliery where he played for their football team.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Denis Clarebrough & Andrew Kirkham (2008). Sheffield United Who's Who. Hallamshire Press. p. 38. ISBN 978-1-874718-69-7.