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Ernie Gadsby
Born 21 June 1884 (1884-06-21)
Whittington, England
Died 1963 (aged 78–79)[1]
Don Valley, England[1]

Ernest Gadsby (21 June 1884 – 1963), sometimes known as Scan Gadsby,[1] was an English professional football forward who played in the Football League for Barnsley, Glossop, Chesterfield and Bristol City.[2]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Gadsby's brother Walter was also a footballer.[3] In January 1918, three-and-a-half years since the outbreak of the First World War, Gadsby was called up to serve as a gunner in the Royal Field Artillery.[4] He was posted to the Western Front in April 1918 and was gassed and suffered with trench fever.[4]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chesterfield 1904–05[5] Second Division 3 0 0 0 3 0
1905–06[6] 3 0 0 0 3 0
1906–07[7] 7 2 0 0 7 2
1907–08[8] 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 15 2 0 0 15 2
Glossop 1914–15[9] Second Division 32 5 1 0 33 5
Career total 47 7 1 0 48 7

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Chesterfield FC: Player-based information – 1899–1909". https://www.cfchistory.com/2018-Update/1899-1909.xlsx. Retrieved 4 December 2018. 
  2. Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 105. ISBN 190589161X. 
  3. Metcalf, Mark; Wood, David (1 November 2010) (in en). Lifting the Cup: The Story of Battling Barnsley, 1910-12. Casemate Publishers. p. 153. ISBN 9781845631369. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Ernest Gadsby | Service Record" (in en). https://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/ernest-gadsby-service-record/. Retrieved 4 December 2018. 
  5. "Sky is Blue – The Chesterfield FC history resource – Line-ups – 1904–05". https://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1891-1909/1904-5.xlsx. Retrieved 4 December 2018. 
  6. "Sky is Blue – The Chesterfield FC history resource – Line-ups – 1905–06". https://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1891-1909/1905-6.xlsx. Retrieved 4 December 2018. 
  7. "Sky is Blue – The Chesterfield FC history resource – Line-ups – 1906–07". https://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1891-1909/1906-7.xlsx. Retrieved 4 December 2018. 
  8. "Sky is Blue – The Chesterfield FC history resource – Line-ups – 1907–08". https://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1891-1909/1907-8.xlsx. Retrieved 4 December 2018. 
  9. "Glossop Squad 1914/15" (in en). https://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/glossop-squad-191415/. Retrieved 4 December 2018. 

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