Stan Wicks

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Stan Wicks
Personal information
Full name Stanley Maurice Wicks
Date of birth (1928-07-11)11 July 1928
Place of birth Reading, England
Date of death 1983 (aged 55)
Place of death England
Playing position Centre Half
Youth career
0000–1948 Castle St. Institute
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1954 Reading 168 (1)
1954–1957 Chelsea 71 (1)
Total 239 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Stan Maurice Wicks (11 July 1928 – 1983) was an English professional footballer who played for Reading and Chelsea.[1] Wicks won the League Championship in 1955 with Chelsea, making 21 league appearances that season.[2] He was named by manager Ted Drake as one of his best acquisitions for Chelsea.[3]

Wicks retired from football due to injury in 1957 and died from cancer in 1983, at the age of 55.[2]


  1. ^ "STAN WICKS". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Charlie Henderson (30 April 2005). "Champions of a different era". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Charlie Henderson (30 April 2005). "Bridging the 50-year title divide". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 March 2009.