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Sam Strettle
Born 2 February 1886[1]
Latchford, England[1]
Died 1926 (aged 40–41)[2]
Warrington, England[3]

Samuel Strettle (2 February 1886 – 1926) was an English professional football full back who made over 120 appearances in the Midland League for Chesterfield Town.[1] He most notably played for Everton in the Football League.[2][4]

Personal life[]

Strettle served as a lance corporal in the 58th (2/1st London) Division Signal Company of the Royal Engineers during the First World War.[5] After his death in 1926, Strettle was buried in Warrington Cemetery.[3]

Career statistics[]

Club Season League FA Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Everton 1906–07[6] First Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
1907–08[6] 1 0 0 0 1 0
1908–09[6] 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 4 0 0 0 4 0
Chesterfield Town 1909–10[7] Midland League 38 4 4 1 1[lower-alpha 1] 0 43 5
1910–11[8] 32 2 4 0 4[lower-alpha 1] 0 40 2
1911–12[9] 29 1 1 0 30 1
1912–13[10] 30 0 3 0 1[lower-alpha 1] 0 34 0
Total 129 7 12 1 6 0 147 8
Exeter City 1914–15[11] Southern League First Division 38 0 0 0 38 0
Career total 171 7 12 1 6 0 189 8
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Appearances in Derbyshire Senior Cup

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Chesterfield FC: Player-based information". http://www.cfchistory.com/Stats--records/Player/1909-1917.xlsx. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 279. ISBN 190589161X. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Sam Strettle – the Warrington man who played for Exeter City against Brazil 100 years ago". http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/sport/11587906.Sam_Strettle___the_Warrington_man_who_played_for_Exeter_City_against_Brazil_100_years_ago/. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  4. "Sam Strettle". http://www.grecianvoices.com/Sam-Strettle/Grecian-Data/. 
  5. "Samuel Strettle | Service Record" (in en). https://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/sam-strettle-service-record/. Retrieved 22 May 2019. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "Samuel Strettle | Everton Football Club" (in en). http://www.evertonfc.com/players/s/ss/samuel-strettle. 
  7. "Sky is Blue – Chesterfield FC history & statistics – Line-ups – 1909–10". http://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1909-1921/1909-10.xls. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  8. "Sky is Blue – Chesterfield FC history & statistics – Line-ups – 1910–11". http://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1909-1921/1910-11.xls. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  9. "Sky is Blue – Chesterfield FC history & statistics – Line-ups – 1911–12". http://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1909-1921/1911-12.xls. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  10. "Sky is Blue – Chesterfield FC history & statistics – Line-ups – 1912–13". http://www.cfchistory.com/Stats%20&%20records/line-ups/1909-1921/1912-13.xls. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 
  11. "Exeter City Squad Statistics 1914/15 – FFWW" (in en-US). Football and the First World War. http://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/exeter-city-squad-1914-15/. Retrieved 25 November 2017. 

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