Arthur Mounteney

Arthur Mounteney (11 February 1883 – 1 June 1933) was an English professional footballer and cricketer.

Arthur Mounteney
Personal information
Date of birth (1883-02-11)11 February 1883
Place of birth Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
Date of death 1 June 1933(1933-06-01) (aged 50)
Place of death Leicester, England
Position(s) Inside forward
Youth career
Leicester Imperial
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1903–1905 Leicester Fosse 30 (11)
1905–1909 Birmingham 91 (29)
1909–1911 Preston North End 52 (11)
1911–1912 Grimsby Town 45 (17)
1912–1914 Portsmouth
1914–1915 Hinckley Athletic
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Mounteney was born in Loughborough, Leicestershire. He played as an inside forward for Leicester Fosse, Birmingham, Preston North End and Grimsby Town in the Football League. He played nearly 100 matches for Birmingham, and scored the club's last goal at their Muntz Street ground before they moved to St Andrew's in December 1906.[1][2]

Mounteney played as a right-handed batsman and occasional bowler for Leicestershire County Cricket Club from 1911 to 1924, scoring 5306 runs, including six centuries, at an average of 20.80.[3]

He died in Leicester aged 50.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.
  2. ^ Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 113. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
  3. ^ "Player Profile: Arthur Mounteney". www.cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 9 September 2013.

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