Vincent Blore

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Vincent Blore
Personal information
Date of birth (1907-02-25)25 February 1907
Place of birth Uttoxeter, England
Date of death 1997
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Uttoxeter Amateurs
000?–1932 Burton Town
1932–1933 Aston Villa 0 (0)
1933–35 Derby County 15 (0)
1935–36 West Ham United 9 (0)
1936–38 Crystal Palace 33 (0)
1938–000? Exeter City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Vincent P. Blore (25 February 1907 – 1997)[1] also known as Vince Blore was an English footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Uttoxeter Amateurs, Burton Town, Aston Villa, Derby County, West Ham United, Crystal Palace and Exeter City.

Footballing career[edit]

Blore played for Uttoxeter Amateurs, Burton Town and Aston Villa before moving to Derby County in August 1933.[2] He made his debut for Derby on 19 August 1934 in a 2-0 away defeat to Leicester City.[3] Blore made only 15 appearances before moving to West Ham in 1935. Known as "Vic" by West Ham fans, he was signed by manager, Charlie Paynter. His debut came on 31 August 1935 in a 4-3 away defeat to Norwich City.[1] 'Keeper Herman Conway arrived later that season making Blore second-choice and with the arrival of Jack Weare from Wolverhampton Wanderers he became third choice 'keeper. In 1936, Crystal Palace offered him regular first team football. He played for Palace until October 1938, when he signed for Exeter City.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Welcome to the Wonderful World of West Ham United Statistics — Vincent Blore". www.westhamstats.info. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Blore, Vincent P. "Vic"". www.astonvillaplayerdatabase.com. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Leicester City v Derby County 19 April 1934". www.11v11.com. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Charlie Paynter". Theyflysohigh. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Transfers - 1938/39". www.holmsdate.net. Retrieved 11 December 2014.