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Arthur Bateman

Brentford FC




Full name Arthur Bateman
Born 15 March 1908 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire [registered in Grimsby, June 1908]
census notes According to the 1911 census, Arthur, the eighth of nine children to John and Mary, was living at 9 Nelson Street in Grimsby. His father was a wood machinist..
Died September 1979 in Grimsby, aged 71 years [registered in Grimsby, September 1979]
Height/Weight not known


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Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Cleethorpes Town FC, before joining Grimsby Town FC in 1927, but only made eighteen league appearances until he joined Southend United FC in the 1933 summer. He remained six months, making 19 league appearances, until he joined Brentford FC in January 1934. An injury in September 1938 cut short his career as he was forced to retire. He made 146 league appearances and scored a solitary league goal, in April 1935 against Bradford FC.
Club honours Division Two winners 1934-35;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Full-back
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring from football, became a policeman in his native Grimsby. In 1969, he was a Detective Inspector when he retired from the service.


Arthur Bateman - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min Capt. Disc.
3 0 0 0 0 min none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


Arthur Bateman - Match History
 Clubs: Brentford F.C. - 0 full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 30
- 216 14 May 1938 - Germany 3 England 6, Olympiastadion, Berlin tour AW reserve
- 217 21 May 1938 - Switzerland 2 England 1, Hardturm Stadion, Zürich AL
- 218 26 May 1938 - France 2 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW