joe wilson - fact file

1944            -

Born 23rd March 1911 at High Spen, County Durham.

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Joe Wilson began his career playing for Spen Black and White, Winalton Athletic and Tanfield Lea Institute, before he signed for Newcastle United in September 1933.c

He scored once in his debut v Hull City on 25th December 1934 in a 6-2 win, going on to score a total of five goals in 30 appearances.

Wilson signed for Brighton and Hove Albion for 450 in May 1936 and was a PT instructor in the Army in the War.

He made one guest appearance for Spurs in an away Football League South game at White Hart Lane on 22nd April 1944 in a 3-3 draw.

Most of his games during the war were played for Brighton, making 177 war-time appearances for the Seagulls and scoring 33 times.

His other Brighton appearances were in peacetime and he played 158 times and scored 16 goals, before retiring from the game in 1947.  Joe joined Brighton's staff as a trainer, then caretaker manager and chief scout.  He was given a testimonial in 1961.

Joe Wilson died in 1984.

Career Record
 
Club Signed Fee Debut Apps Goals
Newcastle United ?? ?? v Hull City () () 25th December 1934 won 6-2 30 5
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR ?? ?? ??  ?? ??
Brighton and Hove Albion May 1936 450 ??  335 49

Career Record
Newcastle United
- League appearances; goals
- FA Cup appearances; goals
- League Cup appearances; goals
European appearances; goals
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
- League appearances; goals
- FA Cup appearances; goals
- League Cup appearances; goals
European appearances; goals
Brighton and Hove Albion

- League appearances; goals
- FA Cup appearances; goals
- League Cup appearances; goals
European appearances; goals

Honours
- international
- full caps;  - goals
Under-21 caps; goals
- Cup winners medal 19---

 

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