Arthur Cumberlidge

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Arthur Cumberlidge
Personal information
Full name Arthur Leonard Cumberlidge[1]
Date of birth (1914-04-05)5 April 1914[1]
Place of birth Wolstanton, England[1]
Date of death 20 April 1983(1983-04-20) (aged 69)[1]
Place of death Middlewich, England[1]
Playing position Left-half
Youth career
Stoke City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1946 Port Vale 66 (0)
Northwich Victoria
Teams managed
1968 Northwich Victoria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Arthur Leonard Cumberlidge (5 April 1914 – 20 April 1983) was an English footballer who played at left-half for Port Vale and coached Northwich Victoria.

Playing career[edit]

Cumberlidge played for Stoke City, before joining Port Vale as an amateur in October 1936,[1] he made his debut in February 1937, and signed professional forms the following month.[1] He made eight Third Division North appearances in the 1936–37 season, and played 23 league games in the 1937–38 season.[1] He featured 35 times in the Third Division South in the 1938–39 campaign,[1] he converted to left-half for the 1939–40 season, having previously been used as a left-back and inside-forward.[1] After the conclusion of World War II, he was out of favour and barely played before he was transferred to Northwich Victoria,[1] he managed the "Vics" in the Cheshire County League in 1968.

Statistics[edit]

Source:[2]

Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Port Vale 1936–37 Third Division North 8 0 0 0 1 0 9 0
1937–38 Third Division North 23 0 1 0 2 0 26 0
1938–39 Third Division South 35 0 2 0 4 0 41 0
1939–40 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 66 0 3 0 9 0 78 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 73. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0. 
  2. ^ Arthur Cumberlidge profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)