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Joe Hulme

The Arsenal FC

9 appearances, 4 goals

P 9 W 5 D 0 L 4 F 25: A 16
56% successful

1927-33

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
810

Profile

Full name Joseph Harold Anthony Hulme
Born 26 August 1904 in Stafford, Staffordshire [registered in Stafford, December 1904].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Joseph Harold Anthony is the third of four children, the only son, to Joseph Edward and Helena Jane. His father is a post office servant overseer. They all live at 53 Lichfield Road in Stafford.

According to the 1939 register, Joseph Harold Anthony, a professional sportsman and a metropolitan police war reserve, is married to Minnie, and living at 64 Riverway in Southgate, along with William Wharton Bennett, a chauffeur, and his wife, Christina.
Married to Minnie Bennett (b.20 April 1907) [registered in Fylde, Lancashire, June 1927]. Two twin daughters, Josephine P. and Mary [registered in Fylde, December 1928]. .
Died 27 September 1991 at Winchmore Hill, aged 87 years 32 days [registered in Enfield, London, September 1991].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 10st. 8lbs [1924]. 5' 8", 11st. [1928]. 5' 8", 10st. 11lbs [1928].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his playing career with the Stafford YMCA, before signing professional forms with Midland League side, York City FC in October 1922. After 28 league appearances and three goals, Hulme joined Blackburn Rovers on 25 February 1924 for a 250 transfer fee. Then, after six goals in 73 league outings, on 5 February 1926 he was transferred to Arsenal FC, commanding a 3500 transfer fee. Despite Tottenham Hotspur FC's attempts to sign him in October 1934, Hulme returned his fee with 333 Division One appearances, in which he amassed 107 goals. But, after turning 33, and because of a lack of first-team opportunities, Hulme was allowed to move to Huddersfield Town FC on 6 January 1938, but made just eight league appearances. Hulme announced his etirement on 23 May 1938. During the Second World War, Hulme was a Police Reserve, and was playing for the Metropolitan Police side.
Club honours Football League runners-up 1925-26, 1931-32, Champions 1930-31, 1932-33, 1933-34, 1934-35, 1937-38; FA Cup runners-up 1926-27, 1931-32, 1937-38, winners 1929-30, 1935-36; FA Charity Shield winners 1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, runners-up 1935, 1936; 
Individual honours Football League (five appearances)
Distinctions Also played first class cricket with Middlesex (1929-39), after playing for York in the County League.

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Appointed as a part-time assistant secretary (to Arthur Turner) at Tottenham Hotspur FC on 22 February 1944. On 17 October 1945, Hulme was appointed as assistant manager (still to Turner). He was granted to the absolute managership of the club on 18 January 1946. He remained until he was hospitalised in December 1948, suffering with a stomach complaint. When he returned to work on 7 March 1949, 'he was relieved of his duties' and given a month's notice.
Club honours FA Cup semi-finalist 1947-48 (beaten 3-1 by Blackpool FC);

England Career

Player number One of four who became 517th players (519) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
First match No. 153, 2 April 1927, Scotland 1 England 2, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 22 years 219 days.
Last match No. 185, 1 April 1933, Scotland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 28 years 218 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1926-27;
Team honours British Championships shared 1926-27;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After leaving Tottenham Hotspur, Joe worked as a sports journalist up until his retirement in 1965. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.140.

 

Joe Hulme - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10 9 7 810 4 203 min 3 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 Hulme - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 1 0 2 4 8 -4 0 0 1.333 2.667 33.3 -1
Away 6 4 0 2 21 8 +13 1 1 3.50 1.333 66.7 +2
All 9 5 0 4 25 16 +9 1 1 2.778 1.778 55.6 +1

 

Joe Hulme - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 7 3 0 4 10 15 -5 1 0 1.429 2.143 42.9 -1
Friendly 2 2 0 0 15 1 +14 0 1 7.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All 9 5 0 4 25 16 +9 1 1 2.778 1.778 55.6 +1

 

Joe Hulme - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1926-27 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1927-28 3 0 0 3 2 9 -7 1 0 0.667 3.00 0.00 -3
BC 1928-29 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 100.0 +2
BC 1932-33 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 7 3 0 4 10 15 -5 1 0 1.429 2.143 42.9 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 7 3 0 4 10 15 -5 1 0 1.429 2.143 42.9 -1
All 7 3 0 4 10 15 -5 1 0 1.429 2.143 42.9 -1


Joe Hulme - Match History
 

 Club: The Arsenal F.C. - four full appearances (360 min), one goal

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - nine full appearances (810 min)x

Age 22
1 153 2 April 1927 - Scotland 1 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start or
2 154 11 May 1927 - Belgium 1 England 9, Stade DC Bruxelles, Bruxelles tour AW Start 17 or
155 21 May 1927 - Luxembourg 2 England 5, Stade de la Frontière, Esch-sur-Alzette AW reserve
3 156 26 May 1927 - France 0 England 6, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW Start or

 Club: Arsenal F.C. - five full appearances (450 min), three goals  

Age 23
4 157 22 October 1927 - Ireland 2 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL Start or
5 158 28 November 1927 - England 1 Wales 2, Turf Moor, Burnley HL Start or
6 159 31 March 1928 - England 1 Scotland 5, Empire Stadium, Wembley HL Start or

Age 24
7 162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start 26 or
8 163 17 November 1928 - Wales 2 England 3, Vetch Field, Swansea AW Start 11,25 or

Age 28
9 185 1 April 1933 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start or

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