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Joe Schofield

Stoke FC

3 appearances, 1 goal

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 17: A 0
100% successful

1892-95

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Joseph Alfred Schofield
Born 1 January 1871 at 144 Granville Place, Cobridge, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire [registered in Wolstanton, March 1871]
Baptised 26 February 1871 in Christ Church, Cobridge, by vicar D. Lamb.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, three-month old Joseph A. is the youngest of three children to James and Mary Anne. His father is an engine driver and they live at 144 Granville Place in Burslem.

According to the 1881 census, Joseph A. now has three younger siblings, and along with his two older sisters, they are all living at home with their parents, now at 288 Waterloo Road, still in Burslem. His father is a mechanical engineer.

According to the 1891 census, Joseph A. is an assistant teacher, and he still lives with his parents, now at 3 Cobridge Road in Hanley. He has another younger sibling and is one of seven children living at home. His father is still a mechanical engineer.

According to the 1901 census, Joseph A. is the oldest of the five children sill at home with their parents at 3 Cobridge Road. Joseph himself is a Collector of The Guardians. His father remains a mechanical engineer.

According to the 1911 census, Joseph Alfred is now a relieving officer, living with his sister and niece at 49 Heathcote Street in Hanley.

Died 29 September 1929 at North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, aged 58 years 271 days [registered in Stoke-on-Trent, September 1929]. "He had been ill for some weeks."
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Stoke before joining Stoke FC in 1891, and remained with them until injury forced his retirement in 1899. He was reinstated as an amateur on 25 August 1902.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Secretary/manager of Port Vale FC from February 1920 until his death in 1929.

England Career

Player number One of thirteen, across two matches, who became the 185th players (191) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside/outside-left
First match No. 44, 5 March 1892, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 21 years 64 days.
Last match No. 53, 9 March 1895, England 9 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at The Derbyshire Cricket Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby, aged 24 years 68 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1891-92, 1892-93, 1894-95;
Team honours British Championship winners 1891-92, 1892-93, 1894-95;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Between other employments had a spell on Stoke's secretarial staff. Outside football the player worked at various times as a school teacher and Poor Law officer. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.217/218.

 

Joe Schofield - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 3 270 1 270 min 1 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 Schofield - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 15 0 +15 0 2 7.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Away 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17 0 3 5.667 0.00 100.0 +3

 

Joe Schofield - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1891-92 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 0 +6 0 1 6.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1894-95 1 1 0 0 9 0 +9 0 1 9.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17 0 3 5.667 0.00 100.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17 0 3 5.667 0.00 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 17 0 +17 0 3 5.667 0.00 100.0 +3

 

Joe Schofield - Match History
 Club: Stoke F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 21
1 44 5 March 1892 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start il
Age 22
2 48 13 March 1893 - England 6 Wales 0, Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent BC HW Start 88 il
Age 24
3 53 9 March 1895 - England 9 Ireland 0, Derbyshire County Cricket Ground, Derby BC HW Start ol

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