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Harry Stapley

West Ham United FC



Full name Henry Stapley
Born  29 April 1883 at Southborough, Bromley, Kent [registered in Tonbridge, June 1883]
Married to Maud Mary King [registered in Splading, June 1909]
Died 29 April 1937 at Denholm, Sheffield Road, Glossop, aged 54 years 0 days [registered in Glossop, June 1937].
Newspaper reports reporting Stapleys death state he died on his 54th birthday.
Height/Weight not known

Club Career

Club(s) A West Ham United FC amateur, he was signed from Woodford FC on 28 September 1905, although he would still turn out for the Essex non-league side. He joined the Pilgrims FC for their tour of Asutria in April 1906. He moved to Glossop in the 1908 summer and was also an estate agent in the town, he remained with Glossop North End FC until at least the war.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also played first class cricket with Hampshire CCC

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England Amateur; Olympic Gold London 1908
Distinctions None

Beyond England



Harry Stapley - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
4 0 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.


Harry Stapley - Match History
 Club: West Ham United F.C. - 0 full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 2x
- 95 6 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 6, Cricketer Platz, Wien tour AW withdrawn member
- 96 8 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 11, Hohe Warte Stadion, Wien AW
- 97 10 June 1908 - Hungary 0 England 7, Millenáris Sportpálya, Buda-Pesth AW
- 98 13 June 1908 - Bohemia 0 England 4, Stadión Letná, Praha AW