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Edgar Bluff

Southampton FC




Full name Edgar Underwood Bluff
Born 19 March 1882 in Attercliffe, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Sheffield, April 1882]
Married to Annie Marie Radford [registered in Aston, March 1908]
Died 2 July 1952 in Nottingham [registered in Nottingham, September 1952]
Height/Weight 5' 7", 11st 12lbs [1905]


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Club Career

Club(s) Joined the Yorkshire Light Infantry in 1900, and it was in 1904, whilst playing for the Army Corp, Southampton FC paid for his discharge, and sent him on a successful tour of South America. He returned to score ten goals in 27 league appearances in the 1904-05 season. He returned to Sheffield in the summer of 1905 for a £300 transfer fee, after the Southern League had introduced a wage limit. He joined Sheffield United FC on 7 September and made 65 league appearances, scoring eighteen goals. Birmingham FC followed on 11 December 1907, seven league appearances. But on 8 September 1908, he had joined St Helens Town FC.
Club honours not known
Individual honours not known
Distinctions not known

England Career

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

Beyond England

He was arrested in hospital in Berlin on 19 November 1914, and sent to Ruhleben, where he was interned alongside Steve Bloomer.


Edgar Bluff - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min Capt. Disc.
1 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.


Edgar Bluff - Match History
 Clubs: Southampton F.C. - 0 full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 24
- 83 25 February 1905 - England 1 Ireland 1, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HD reserve