Stanley Matthews

English association football player

Sir Stanley Matthews CBE (born 1 February 1915 – 23 February 2000) was an English footballer. He was born in Stoke-on-Trent. Matthews played football for Stoke City and Blackpool. He was knighted in 1965 and died in 2000.

Stanley Matthews
Stanley Matthews 1962 (crop).jpg
Stanley Matthews in 1962
Personal information
Full name Stanley Matthews
Date of birth (1915-02-01)1 February 1915
Place of birth Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Date of death 23 February 2000(2000-02-23) (aged 85)
Place of death Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire , England
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1947
1947–1961
1961–1965
Stoke City
Blackpool
Stoke City
National team
1934–1957 England
Teams managed
1965–1968 Port Vale
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statisticsEdit

[1]

Club performance League CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA CupTotal
1931/32 Stoke City Second Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
1932/33 15 1 0 0 15 1
1933/34 First Division 29 11 4 4 33 15
1934/35 36 10 1 1 37 11
1935/36 40 10 5 0 45 10
1936/37 40 7 2 0 42 7
1937/38 38 6 3 0 41 6
1938/39 36 2 2 0 38 2
1939/40 3 0 0 0 3 0
1945/46 - 8 0 8 0
1946/47 23 4 5 1 28 5
1947/48 Blackpool First Division 33 1 6 1 39 2
1948/49 26 3 3 0 29 3
1949/50 31 0 3 0 34 0
1950/51 36 0 8 0 44 0
1951/52 18 1 1 0 19 1
1952/53 20 4 7 1 27 5
1953/54 30 2 7 0 37 2
1954/55 34 1 1 0 35 1
1955/56 36 3 1 0 37 3
1956/57 25 2 4 0 29 4
1957/58 28 0 1 0 29 0
1958/59 19 0 6 0 25 0
1959/60 15 0 0 0 15 0
1960/61 27 0 1 0 28 0
1961/62 2 0 0 0 2 0
1961/62 Stoke City Second Division 18 2 3 1 21 3
1962/63 31 1 0 0 31 1
1963/64 First Division 9 0 4 1 13 1
1964/65 1 0 0 0 1 0
Country England 701 71 86 10 787 81
Total 701 71 86 10 787 81

International career statisticsEdit

[2]

England national team
YearAppsGoals
1934 2 1
1935 1 0
1936 0 0
1937 3 4
1938 8 4
1939 3 0
1940 0 0
1941 0 0
1942 0 0
1943 0 0
1944 0 0
1945 0 0
1946 0 0
1947 6 1
1948 6 1
1949 1 0
1950 2 0
1951 1 0
1952 0 0
1953 3 0
1954 5 0
1955 5 0
1956 5 1
1957 3 0
Total 54 12

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Stanley Matthews". www.national-football-teams.com.
  2. "Sir Stanley Matthews - International Appearances". www.rsssf.com.