Sam Spencer

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Sam Spencer
Personal information
Full name Samuel Spencer[1]
Date of birth 18 January 1902[1]
Place of birth Middlesbrough, England[1]
Date of death 1987 (aged 84–85)[1]
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Oakhill
1921–1922 Stoke 1 (0)
1923–1924 New Brighton 8 (0)
Mid Rhondda
Aberdeen
1928 Bristol Rovers 2 (0)
Newry Town
1929–1930 Port Vale 0 (0)
1930–1931 New Brighton 8 (0)
Winsford United
Total 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Samuel Spencer (18 January 1902 – 1987) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Bristol Rovers, New Brighton and Stoke.[1]

Career[edit]

Spencer was born in Middlesbrough and joined Stoke in September 1921 from amateur side Oakhill.[1] He played once for Stoke in the 1921–22 season, in a 1–0 win against Coventry City on 11 March 1922.[2] He left the Victoria Ground at the end of the season and went and joined New Brighton.[1] Spencer then went on to play for Mid Rhondda, Aberdeen, Bristol Rovers, Port Vale and Winsford United whilst he also had a second spell with New Brighton.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Source:[3]

Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke 1921–22 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
New Brighton 1923–24 Third Division North 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1924–25 Third Division North 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Bristol Rovers 1928–29 Third Division South 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Port Vale 1929–30 Third Division North 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brighton 1931–32 Third Division North 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. SoccerData. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0. 
  3. ^ Sam Spencer profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)