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Horace Cope

Notts County FC



Full name Horace Walter Cope
Born summer 1899 in Whiston, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Rotherham, September 1899] to Job and Altha (née Smith)
Moved to Treeton in 1904
Died winter 1961 in Nottingham, aged 62 years [registered in Nottingham, December 1961]
There is no registration for any Horace Cope after this point
Height/Weight not known

Club Career

Club(s) Played with Notts County FC from 1920 before signing for The Arsenal FC on 10 December 1926 for £3125. After falling out of favour, he joined Bristol Rovers FC for £1500 in July 1933. Returned to Southampton as Tom Parker's trainer, on 5 March 1937.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1922-23; FA Cup runners-up 1926-27 (injured), winners 1929-30; Football League Champions 1930-31, 1932-33; FA Charity Shield winners 1930, 1931;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


Arsenal.com/history & Treetonweb

England Career

Player number Uncapped
Position(s) Left-back
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

At some stage after retiring, he returned to Treeton where he ran Treeton Working Man's Club, Rotherham, before moving on to run a Public House in Nottingham, where he died.


Horace Cope - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 0 min 0 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.


Horace Cope - Match History
 Club: Notts County F.C. - 0 full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 26
- 147 24 October 1925 - Ireland 0 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast Fr AD replacement lb, then withdrawn