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Elijah Cresswell
Born 18 July 1889
Parkhead, Scotland[1]
Died 4 November 1931(1931-11-04) (aged 42)[2]
Shettleston, Scotland

Elijah J. Cresswell (18 July 1889 – 4 November 1931) was a Scottish amateur football forward who played in the Scottish League for Queen's Park.[2]

Personal life[]

Cresswell worked as a claims inspector and as of 1915 was married with two children.[1] In 1915, during the second year of the First World War, he enlisted as a guardsman in the Coldstream Guards.[1]

Career statistics[]

Club Season League Scottish Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Queen's Park 1913–14[2] Scottish First Division 19 3 5 2 1[lower-alpha 1] 0 25 5
1914–15[2] 17 2 4[lower-alpha 2] 0 21 2
1915–16[2] 34 4 3[lower-alpha 3] 0 37 4
1916–17[2] 5 0 1[lower-alpha 4] 0 6 0
1917–18[2] 22 2 0 0 22 2
Career total 97 11 5 2 9 0 111 13
  1. Appearance in Glasgow Merchants Charity Cup.
  2. 2 appearances in Glasgow Cup, 1 appearance in Glasgow Merchants Charity Cup, 1 appearance in War Fund Shield.
  3. 2 appearances in Glasgow Merchants Charity Cup, 1 appearance in Glasgow Cup.
  4. Appearance in Glasgow Cup.

References[]

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