John Lamb (footballer)

John Lamb was an English professional football half back who played in the Football League for Luton Town and The Wednesday.[1][2]

John Lamb
Personal information
Full name John William Lamb[1]
Date of birth 1893
Place of birth Worksop, England
Playing position(s) Half back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Bolsover Colliery
1913–1919 The Wednesday 5 (0)
1915–1917Brentford (guest) 9 (0)
1920 Luton Town 24 (0)
Matlock Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Personal lifeEdit

Lamb served as a private in the Football Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment during the First World War.[3][4]

Career statisticsEdit

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
The Wednesday 1913–14[5] First Division 2 0 0 0 2 0
1919–20[5] 3 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 5 0 0 0 5 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 167. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. ^ White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. pp. 363–364. ISBN 0951526200.
  3. ^ "Pitching into the battle". www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  4. ^ Riddoch, Andrew; Kemp, John (2008). When the Whistle Blows: The Story of the Footballers' Battalion in the Great War. Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset: Haynes Publishing. p. 300. ISBN 978-1-84425-656-3. OCLC 244314866.
  5. ^ a b "J W Lamb". www.adrianbullock.com. Retrieved 31 May 2017.