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Lewis Stoker

Birmingham FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 1 D 1 L 1 F 4: A 2
50% successful

1932-34

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Lewis Stoker
Born 31 March 1910 at 2 Office Street in Wheatley Hill, county Durham [registered in Easington, June 1910].
Attended Bearpark School.

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Lewis is the youngest of three children to John and Jinnie, living in Wingate. His father is an overman at the local colliery.

According to the 1939 register, Lewis Stoker, who is still single, is a special police constable, living with the Garratt's at 86 Cyril Road in Birmingham.

Married to Olive Maxwell [registered in Birmingham, December 1962].
Died 26 May 1979, aged 69 years 56 days [registered in Birmingham, June 1979].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 10st. 6lbs [1934]. 5' 9", 11st. 6lbs [1934].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990],  FindMyPast.com & Bob Pickett

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Durham and junior football with Brandon FC and Esh Winning FC. He went on to play with Bearpark FC and West Stanley FC, from where he earned a trial with Birmingham FC, who then signed him a month later in September 1929, making his debut in December 1930. Stoker remained at St. Andrews, making 229 Division One appearances, scoring twice, until Nottingham Forest FC signed him for a 'substantial fee' on 26 May 1938, a few weeks after he was placed on the 'open transfer list', and he made eleven more league appearances.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1930-31;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions Older brother of Bob (Bolton Wanderers FC and Hudderesfield Town AFC)

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 574th players (574) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 183, 16 November 1932, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 22 years 230 days.
Last match No. 192, 10 May 1934, Hungary 2 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Stadion Üllõi út, Ferencváros, Budapest, aged 24 years 40 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1932-33;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Became an electrician when he left school. Worked for Wimbush's bakery in Birmingham afterwards. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.238.

 

Lewis Stoker - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
8 3 2 270 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.

 

Lewis Stoker - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1 1 0.50 1.00 25.0 -1
All 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 1 2 1.333 0.667 50.0 =0

 

Lewis Stoker - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
Friendly 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 3 1 1 1 4 2 +2 1 2 1.333 0.667 50.0 =0

 

Lewis Stoker - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1932-33 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC 1933-34 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1

Lewis Stoker - Match History
 
 Club: Birmingham F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee   - three full appearances (270 min)x


Age 22
181 9 April 1932 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW reserve
182 17 October 1932 - England 1 Ireland 0, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool BC HW reserve
1 183 16 November 1932 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start rh
184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW reserve

Age 23
185 1 April 1933 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL reserve
  
2 191 14 April 1934 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start rh
3 192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest tour AL Start rh
193 16 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, Stadión Letná, Praha AL reserve
  

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