Edgar Powell

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Edgar Powell
Personal information
Full name Edgar Powell[1]
Date of birth 6 January 1899[1]
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales[1]
Date of death 1955 (aged 56)[1]
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Barry Town
Denaby United
1923–1924 Huddersfield Town 0 (0)
1924–1925 Stoke 2 (0)
1925–1926 Accrington Stanley 65 (17)
1927–1928 Merthyr Town 23 (4)
1928–1929 Barrow 1 (0)
Total 91 (21)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Edgar Powell (6 January 1899 – 1955) was a Welsh footballer who played in the Football League for Accrington Stanley, Barrow, Merthyr Town and Stoke.[1]

Career[edit]

Powell was born in Cardiff and played for Barry Town and Denaby United before joining Huddersfield Town.[1] He left Huddersfield having never made an appearance and played twice for Stoke in 1924–25.[1] He enjoyed a better time at Accrington Stanley scoring 17 league goals in 65 matches. Powell then had short spells with Merthyr Town and Barrow.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Source:[2]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke 1924–25 Second Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
Accrington Stanley 1925–26 Third Division North 41 11 3 1 44 12
1926–27 Third Division North 24 6 3 1 27 7
Merthyr Town 1927–28 Third Division South 23 4 1 0 24 4
Barrow 1928–29 Third Division North 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career Total 91 21 7 2 98 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  2. ^ Edgar Powell profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)