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Joe Cottle

Bristol City FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 0
100% successful

1909

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Joseph Richard Cottle
Born summer 1886 in Bedminster, Somerset [registered in Bedminster, September 1886].
Baptised 14 September 1886 at St. Mary Redcliffe Mission Church, Bristol

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Joseph R. is the fourth of five children to John Richard and Laura Ann (née Morris). His father suffered fits and his mother was a tailoress. They lived in the cottage at the back of 47 Kings Street in Bedminster, Bristol.

According to the 1901 census, Joseph R. was one of four children living with his widowed mother at 63 Essex Street, Bristol.  He is now a General Labourer.

According to the 1911 census, Joseph is a professional footballer, born in 'Ashton Gate', Bristol. He is married to Beatrice, and has one daughter, B. Amy (b. 1910). They live at 15 East Street in Bedminster, Bristol.

According to the BristolsLostPubs, Joseph Cottle was the landlord of Leicester House in Mill Lane, Bristol, between 1914 to 1938, and then the Exchange Hotel in East Street, Bristol, from 1941 to 1953.

Married to Beatrice May Matthews [registered in Bristol, September 1906]. They had three children, the second being Josephine Mary (Josie) (b. 27 September 1916, at Leicester House, Mill Lane in Bedminster), the third was Betty May (b. 8 August 1920, also at Leicester House, Mill Lane in Bedminster, d. 16 February 1922). Beatrice died on 1 August 1936.
Died 3 February 1958 in Snowdon Road Hospital, Bristol, aged 71 years nk days [registered in Bristol, March 1958]. Living at The Exchange Hotel, 41 East Street, Bristol.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 10st. 0lbs [1909].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior playing career in and around Bristol, namely Eclipse FC and Dolphin FC, of the Bristol & District League. Joined Bristol City in the 1904 close season. After 204 league appearances, his last game was a 4-0 defeat against Preston North End FC on 28 January 1911, in which he broke his leg, Cottle signed for rivals Bristol Rovers FC on 21 August 1911 on a free transfer.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1905-06; FA Cup runners-up 1908-09;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 336th players (336) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
Only match No. 99, 13 February 1909, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Horton Park Avenue, Horton Park, Bradford, aged 22 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1908-09;
Team honours British Championship winners 1908-09;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Became a Bristol licensee, namely the Leicester House and then Exchange Hotel from May 1941, until his death. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.75/76.

 

Joe Cottle - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 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 Cottle - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Joe Cottle - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1908-09 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Joe Cottle - Match History
 Club: Bristol City F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 22
1 99 13 February 1909 - England 4 Ireland 0, Horton Park Avenue, Bradford BC HW Start lb

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