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Joe Spence

Manchester United FC

2 appearances, 1 goal

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 8: A 6
75% successful

1926-27

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Pic 200 x 149

 

 

 

Profile

Full name Joseph Walter Spence
Born 15 December 1898 [registered in x, x].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census.....

Died 31 December 1966, aged x years x days [registered in x].
Height/Weight x' x½", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing centre-forward for Throckley Celtic FC. He joined Scotswood FC, also playing as centre-forward. Joined Manchester United FC as centre-forward in 1920.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became 504th players (507) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right (although being a club centre-forward)
First match No. 150, 24 May 1926, Belgium 3 England 5, an end-of-season friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen, aged 27 years x days.
Last match No. 151, 20 October 1926, England 3 Ireland 3, a British Championship match at Anfield Road, Anfield, Liverpool, aged 27 years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1926-27;
Team honours British Championships shared 1926-27;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Joe Spence - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 2 1 180 1 180 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 Spence - 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 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 5 3 +2 0 0 5.00 3.00 100.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 8 6 +2 0 0 4.00 3.00 75.0 +1

 

Joe Spence - 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 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0

 

Joe Spence - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 27
1 150 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen tour AW Start or
- 151 27 May 1926 - France vs. England, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris - match postponed App squad member
2 151 20 October 1926 - England 3 Ireland 3, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HD Start 8 ir
Age 28
- 158 28 November 1927 - England 1 Wales 2, Turf Moor, Burnley BC HL reserve

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