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Joe Tate

Aston Villa FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 1 D 1 L 1 F 6: A 6
50% successful

1931-32

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Joe Thomas Tate
Not Joseph. All registrations confirm he was just a 'Joe'.
Born 4 August 1904 in Old Hill, Staffordshire [registered in Dudley, September 1904].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, six year old Joe Thomas is fifth of six children, the youngest son, to his widowed mother, Lucy Jane (ne้ Smith), living at 14a Bower Lane in Quarry Bank in Stourbridge. His father, Isaiah Harry, had died at the end of 1906, he was a shingler at the local ironworks.

Cannot be found on the 1939 register, however, his wife, Nellie, who is a school teacher, is living at the home of her widowed mother, Clara Beddard, at 77 Lower High Street in Rowley Regis.

Married to Nellie Beddard (b.8 June 1907, d.early 2001) [registered in Dudley, June 1934].
Died 18 May 1973, at his home in High Haden Road, Old Hill, aged 68 years 287 days [registered in Warley, Worcestershire, June 1973]. He had been poorly since the previous autumn.
Height/Weight 6' 1", 12st. 7lbs [1934].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career playing with Round Oak Steelworks FC, and moved up into the Birmingham League with his local side, Cradley Heath FC in 1923, during which he was one of the juniors who represented Birmingham FC in 1925. Aston Villa FC signed Tate in April 1925 as an inside-left, moving into defence in 1927. His Villa Park career was marred by injury. He made just 180 league appearances and scored twice, before he joined Brierley Hill Alliance FC on 21 August 1935, playing alongside Tommy Smart once more. Tate was appointed as their player-manager on 12 August 1936. A broken neck in an FA Cup match against Moor Green FC ended his playing career on 18 September 1937.
Club honours Football League Division One runners-up 1930-31, 1932-33;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions Played cricket with Stourbridge CC of the Birmingham Cricket League, and represented Aston Villa at cricket too.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 560th players (562) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 176, 14 May 1931, France 5 England 2, an end-of season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 26 years 283 days.
Last match No. 183, 16 November 1932, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 28 years 104 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1932-33;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

A decent cricketer, he was on the Warwickshire CC groundstaff at Edgbaston, and later, from 17 May 1928, an assistant coach at Rugby School. After war service in the Army, he returned to the tobacconist's shop he started before the war. He retired because of ill-health in Autumn of 1972. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.243.

 

Joe Tate - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 3 1 270 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 Tate - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 3 1 1 1 6 6 =0 1 1 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All 3 1 1 1 6 6 =0 1 1 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0

 

Joe Tate - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 2 1 0 1 6 6 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 3 1 1 1 6 6 =0 1 1 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0

 

Joe Tate - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1932-33 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 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 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

Joe Tate - Match History

 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - three full appearances (270 min)x


Age 26
1 176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL Start lh
2 177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade DC Bruxelles, Bruxelles AW Start lh
  

Age 27
179 18 November 1931 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW reserve
  

Age 28
3 183 16 November 1932 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start lh
184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW injured withdrawn
  

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