James Deeley

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James Deeley
Personal information
Full name James Deeley[1]
Date of birth 1871
Place of birth Evesham, England
Place of death Worcester, England
Playing position Outside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Worcester Rovers
1895–1896 Small Heath 1 (0)
1896–1??? Hereford Thistle
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

James Deeley (1871 – after 1895) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Small Heath.[2] Born in Evesham, Worcestershire, Deeley played for Worcester Rovers before joining Small Heath in August 1895.[1] An outside left, Deeley played only once for Small Heath, in the First Division on 6 April 1896, deputising for Tommy Hands in a game at West Bromwich Albion which finished goalless,[3] before he returned to non-league football with Hereford Thistle.[2] He died in Worcester.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 82. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 72. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  3. ^ Matthews, p. 143.