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Joe Beresford

Aston Villa FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 1: A 2
0% successful

1934

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Joseph Beresford
Born 26 February 1906 in Shuttlewood, Derbyshire [registered as Berresford in Chesterfield, March 1906].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, five year old Joseph is the third child of four to Sarah Elizabeth (née Lilley), They are visiiting her parents, the Lilley's, at 57 Neale Street in Clowne. His father, Joseph Roper, is a stone ripper in the Bentley Colliery, he is boarding with the Truman family at 31 Asquith Road in Bentley.

Married to Ivy Palfreyman, 16 May 1931, at St. John's Church, Perry Barr [registered in West Bromwich, June 1931].  Joe was living at 66 Witton Leane in Aston.  Two children, Diane and Douglas.
Died 26 February 1978 in Birmingham, aged 72 years 0 days [registered in Birmingham, March 1978].
Height/Weight 5' 5", 11st. 2lbs [1935].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com and Facebook.com/JoeBeresford

Club Career

Club(s) Began his football career with Doncaster School. He went onto assist clubs within the Doncaster area, Bentley Toll Bar School FC, Bentley New Village Old Boys FC, Ashern Road Working Men's Club FC and Bartley Colliery FC before joining Mexborough Athletic FC. Signed with Mansfield Town FC in May 1926, and signed for Aston Villa FC on 20 May 1927 for £750. After 224 league appearances and 66 goals, Beresford signed for Preston North End FC on 16 September 1935 for £1000. Joined Swansea Town FC in December 1937 until 1938. Signed for Stourbridge FC of the BIrmingham & District League, in June 1938, for two seasons.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1936-37; Welsh Cup winners 1937-38;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions Brother of Frank Beresford (Preston North End FC)

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became 598th players (599) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Only match No. 193, 17 May 1934, Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha, aged 28 years 79 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After leaving school he worked at Bentley Colliery and in post-WW2 days ran a fish shop in Perry Barr. Also a licensee in later years, namelt The New Inn in Newton Road, West Bromwich. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.32.

 

Joe Beresford - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 1 0 90 0 0 min 0 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Joe Beresford - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Joe Beresford - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 27
- 185 1 April 1933 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AL reserve
- 190 6 December 1933 - England 4 France 1, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London Fr HW reserve
Age 28
- 191 14 April 1934 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW reserve
- 192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest Tour AL squad member
1 193 17 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha AL Start ir

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