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Clem Stephenson

Huddersfield Town AFC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 1: A 2
0% successful
1920-24

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Clement Stephenson
Born 6 February 1890 in New Delaval, Northumberland [registered in Tynemouth, March 1890].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Clement is the youngest of three children, all sons, to James and Ann (nee Tennant), living at 40 Stone Row. His father is a blacksmith.

According to the 1901 census, Clement has three younger siblings, and with their parents, they are now living at 40 Middle Row in Horton. His father is a blacksmith and horse shoer.

According to the 1911 census, Clem is a professional footballer, living with fellow Geordies, John Jeffrey and John Robinson, boarding with George and Ann Tooth. They are living at 13 Victoria Road in Aston Manor.

According to the 1939 register, Clement, a football manager, is married to Violet I, and living at 69 Spa Wood Top in Huddersfield, along with son, Clement, and Violet's parents, William and Mary A.
Married to Violet I. Scott, on 23 July 1914 at the Central Primitive Methodist Church in Blyth [registered in Tynemouth, October 1914]. Reception was held at the Co-operative Hall in Newsham. Two children, Violet (b.1915), and Clement (b.7 March 1920)
Died 24 October 1961, aged 71 years 260 days [registered in Huddersfield, December 1961].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 12st. 3lbs [1922].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career with New Delaval Villa FC and West Stanley FC. Joined Blyth Spartans FC, from where he was spotted by Aston Villa FC in March 1910 for 165 pound transfer fee. He was loaned to Stourbridge FC for development from May 1910 until February 1911. During WW1, he guested for Leeds City AFC. From Villa, after 85 goals in 192 league outings, Stephenson joined Huddersfield Town AFC on 15 March 1921 for a three thousand pound transfer fee. Becoming club captain early on. He announced his intention to retire on 27 November 1928 at the season's end, and he did so on 3 June 1929 upon his management appointment, he had made 248 league appearances for Town, scoring 127 goals.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1912-13, 1919-20, 1921-22, runners-up 1927-28; Football League runners-up 1912-13, 1913-14; Champions 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, runners-up 1926-27, 1927-28; FA Charity Shield winners 1922;
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions Brother of Jim Stephenson (Aston Villa FC)

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) He was handed the management role at the club he had served for so long, at Huddersfield Town AFC, on 3 Junr 1929. He remained until his resignation on 6 June 1942.
Club honours Football League Champions 1933-34; FA Cup runners-up 1937-38;

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 468th players (471) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
Only match No. 139, 3 March 1924, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Ewood Park, Ewood, Blackburn, aged 34 years 26 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1923-24;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Clem is the tenth Northumbrian to represent England. Brother of George Stephenson (Aston Villa FC and England).

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.236.

 

Clem Stephenson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 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.

 

Clem Stephenson - 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 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

 

Clem Stephenson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1923-24 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 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

 

Clem Stephenson - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 30
- 121 15 March 1920 - England 1 Wales 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury BC HL reserve
Age 34
1 139 3 March 1924 - England 1 Wales 2, Ewood Park, Blackburn BC HL Start il

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