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Charlie Craven

Grimsby Town FC



Full name Charles Craven
Born 2 December 1909 in Boston, Lincolnshire [registered in Boston, December 1909]
Died 30 March 1972 in Solihull, Warwickshire, aged 62 years [registered in Solihull, March 1972]
Height/Weight not known

Club Career

Club(s) Played with his junior football at Boston Trinity FC and Boston Town FC, from where he joined Grimsby Town FC in 1930. He made 256 appearances, scoring 95 goals, before he joined Manchester United FC for a £6000 transfer fee in June 1938, scoring twice in eleven appearances, before he joined Birmingham FC at the end of 1938 and made another seventeen appearances, scoring twice. He joined Tamworth United FC in 1939 and remained with them until 1951.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1933-34;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None



England Career

Player number Uncapped
Position(s) Inside-left
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Not known


Charlie Craven - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.


Charlie Craven - Match History
 Club: Grimsby Town F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 25
- 198 18 May 1935 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW reserve