Sam Meredith

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Sam Meredith
Personal information
Full name Samuel Meredith[1]
Date of birth 5 September 1872
Place of birth Trefonen, Shropshire[1]
Date of death 25 December 1921(1921-12-25) (aged 49)[1]
Place of death Gorton, England[1]
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Chirk AAA
1901–1904 Stoke City 45 (0)
Leyton
National team
1901–1907 Wales 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Samuel "Sam" Meredith (5 September 1872 – 25 December 1921) was a Welsh footballer, who played in the Football League for Stoke where he made fifty appearances as well as eight appearances for the Wales national team.[1] His brother, Billy, was also a Welsh international footballer.[2]

Career[edit]

Meredith was born Trefonen and played for Chirk AAA before joining Stoke City in 1901.[1] He was a regular in his first season at the Victoria Ground making 31 appearances in 1901–02 but then was used as back-up by manager Horace Austerberry. He left in 1904 for Leyton having played 50 matches for Stoke.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Sam Meredith profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke 1901–02 27 0 4 0 31 0
1902–03 6 0 0 0 6 0
1903–04 7 0 1 0 8 0
1904–05 5 0 0 0 5 0
Career Total 45 0 5 0 50 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ Davies, Gareth; Garland, Ian (1991). Who's Who of Welsh International Soccer Players. Bridge Books. pp. 137–138. ISBN 1-872424-11-2.