Arthur Lightening

Date of birth01 August 1936
Place of birthDurban
NationalitySouth African
PositionGoalkeeper

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1958-59 Coventry City League Division Four 25 19
1959-60 Coventry City FA Cup 2 2
1959-60 Coventry City League Division Three 46 34 2
1960-61 Coventry City FA Cup 3 2 1
1960-61 Coventry City League Cup 2 1
1960-61 Coventry City League Division Three 33 27
1961-62 Coventry City FA Cup 2 2
1961-62 Coventry City League Cup 1
1961-62 Coventry City League Division Three 42 32
1962-63 Coventry City League Division Three 4 3
1962-63 Middlesbrough League Cup 3 2
1962-63 Middlesbrough League Division Two 15 8 5


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
13 Dec 1958 Coventry City v Hartlepools United W 4-1 League Division Four
20 Dec 1958 Darlington v Coventry City W 1-4 League Division Four
26 Dec 1958 Coventry City v Torquay United W 3-0 League Division Four
27 Dec 1958 Torquay United v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Four
03 Jan 1959 Coventry City v Shrewsbury Town W 3-2 League Division Four
24 Jan 1959 Watford v Coventry City W 1-4 League Division Four
31 Jan 1959 Exeter City v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Four
07 Feb 1959 Coventry City v Gillingham D 1-1 League Division Four
14 Feb 1959 Carlisle United v Coventry City W 1-6 League Division Four
21 Feb 1959 Coventry City v Barrow W 2-0 League Division Four
28 Feb 1959 Coventry City v Crewe Alexandra W 3-2 League Division Four
07 Mar 1959 Northampton Town v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division Four
14 Mar 1959 Coventry City v Workington W 4-0 League Division Four
16 Mar 1959 Coventry City v Port Vale W 1-0 League Division Four
21 Mar 1959 York City v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division Four
28 Mar 1959 Coventry City v Bradford Park Avenue D 0-0 League Division Four
30 Mar 1959 Walsall v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division Four
31 Mar 1959 Coventry City v Walsall D 0-0 League Division Four
04 Apr 1959 Port Vale v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division Four
11 Apr 1959 Coventry City v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division Four
14 Apr 1959 Southport v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division Four
18 Apr 1959 Chester v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Four
20 Apr 1959 Millwall v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Four
25 Apr 1959 Coventry City v Watford W 1-0 League Division Four
27 Apr 1959 Hartlepools United v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Four
22 Aug 1959 Coventry City v Mansfield Town W 2-0 League Division Three
24 Aug 1959 Coventry City v Halifax Town L 0-1 League Division Three
29 Aug 1959 York City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Three
31 Aug 1959 Halifax Town v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division Three
05 Sep 1959 Coventry City v Swindon Town W 3-1 League Division Three
07 Sep 1959 Coventry City v Bradford City D 2-2 League Division Three
12 Sep 1959 Chesterfield v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division Three
15 Sep 1959 Bradford City v Coventry City W 1-3 League Division Three
19 Sep 1959 Coventry City v Newport County D 1-1 League Division Three
21 Sep 1959 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers D 0-0 League Division Three
26 Sep 1959 Accrington Stanley v Coventry City W 0-2 League Division Three
28 Sep 1959 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Three
03 Oct 1959 Coventry City v Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic W 4-0 League Division Three
05 Oct 1959 Coventry City v Tranmere Rovers W 1-0 League Division Three
10 Oct 1959 Bury v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Three
12 Oct 1959 Tranmere Rovers v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division Three
17 Oct 1959 Coventry City v Barnsley W 2-1 League Division Three
24 Oct 1959 Southampton v Coventry City L 5-1 League Division Three
31 Oct 1959 Coventry City v Southend United W 2-0 League Division Three
07 Nov 1959 Shrewsbury Town v Coventry City L 3-2 League Division Three
14 Nov 1959 Coventry City v Southampton D 1-1 FA Cup 1st round
18 Nov 1959 Southampton v Coventry City L 5-1 FA Cup 1st round replay
21 Nov 1959 Norwich City v Coventry City W 1-4 League Division Three
28 Nov 1959 Coventry City v Brentford W 2-1 League Division Three
12 Dec 1959 Reading v Coventry City L 4-2 League Division Three
25 Dec 1959 Coventry City v Wrexham W 5-3 League Division Three
26 Dec 1959 Wrexham v Coventry City W 1-3 League Division Three
02 Jan 1960 Coventry City v York City W 5-2 League Division Three
23 Jan 1960 Coventry City v Chesterfield W 1-0 League Division Three
30 Jan 1960 Colchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division Three
13 Feb 1960 Coventry City v Accrington Stanley W 2-1 League Division Three
15 Feb 1960 Newport County v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division Three
20 Feb 1960 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division Three
27 Feb 1960 Coventry City v Bury L 0-1 League Division Three
05 Mar 1960 Barnsley v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division Three
07 Mar 1960 Coventry City v Port Vale D 1-1 League Division Three
12 Mar 1960 Coventry City v Southampton W 4-1 League Division Three
19 Mar 1960 Brentford v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division Three
26 Mar 1960 Coventry City v Shrewsbury Town D 1-1 League Division Three
02 Apr 1960 Port Vale v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division Three
04 Apr 1960 Mansfield Town v Coventry City W 2-4 League Division Three
09 Apr 1960 Coventry City v Norwich City W 2-1 League Division Three
15 Apr 1960 Grimsby Town v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division Three
16 Apr 1960 Southend United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division Three
19 Apr 1960 Coventry City v Grimsby Town L 0-2 League Division Three
23 Apr 1960 Coventry City v Colchester United W 3-1 League Division Three
30 Apr 1960 Coventry City v Reading D 1-1 League Division Three
04 May 1960 Swindon Town v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division Three
20 Aug 1960 Barnsley v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division Three
22 Aug 1960 Coventry City v Bradford City D 2-2 League Division Three
27 Aug 1960 Coventry City v Newport County W 4-1 League Division Three
30 Aug 1960 Bradford City v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division Three
03 Sep 1960 Colchester United v Coventry City L 4-3 League Division Three
10 Sep 1960 Coventry City v Grimsby Town D 0-0 League Division Three
12 Sep 1960 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Three
17 Sep 1960 Hull City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Three
19 Sep 1960 Coventry City v Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic W 1-0 League Division Three
24 Sep 1960 Coventry City v Reading W 2-1 League Division Three
28 Sep 1960 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Three
01 Oct 1960 Torquay United v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division Three
04 Oct 1960 Bristol City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division Three
08 Oct 1960 Coventry City v Southend United W 3-0 League Division Three
10 Oct 1960 Coventry City v Barrow W 4-2 League Cup 1st round
15 Oct 1960 Chesterfield v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division Three
22 Oct 1960 Coventry City v Bury L 1-2 League Division Three
28 Oct 1960 Walsall v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Three
02 Nov 1960 Portsmouth v Coventry City L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
05 Nov 1960 Worcester City v Coventry City W 1-4 FA Cup 1st round
12 Nov 1960 Halifax Town v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division Three
19 Nov 1960 Coventry City v Tranmere Rovers W 4-1 League Division Three
26 Nov 1960 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City W 1-2 FA Cup 2nd round
02 Dec 1960 Coventry City v Brentford W 2-0 League Division Three
10 Dec 1960 Swindon Town v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division Three
17 Dec 1960 Coventry City v Barnsley W 5-2 League Division Three
26 Dec 1960 Coventry City v Notts County D 2-2 League Division Three
27 Dec 1960 Notts County v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division Three
07 Jan 1961 Liverpool v Coventry City L 3-2 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1961 Coventry City v Colchester United W 2-0 League Division Three
30 Jan 1961 Coventry City v Shrewsbury Town W 3-2 League Division Three
04 Feb 1961 Coventry City v Hull City W 4-0 League Division Three
11 Feb 1961 Reading v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division Three
20 Feb 1961 Coventry City v Torquay United W 5-1 League Division Three
25 Feb 1961 Brentford v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Three
03 Mar 1961 Coventry City v Chesterfield W 3-1 League Division Three
11 Mar 1961 Bury v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division Three
18 Mar 1961 Coventry City v Walsall L 1-2 League Division Three
19 Aug 1961 Reading v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division Three
21 Aug 1961 Coventry City v Swindon Town W 2-1 League Division Three
25 Aug 1961 Coventry City v Newport County W 3-0 League Division Three
29 Aug 1961 Swindon Town v Coventry City D 3-3 League Division Three
02 Sep 1961 Southend United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division Three
04 Sep 1961 Coventry City v Halifax Town W 3-1 League Division Three
09 Sep 1961 Coventry City v Notts County D 2-2 League Division Three
13 Sep 1961 Workington v Coventry City L 3-0 League Cup 1st round
16 Sep 1961 Shrewsbury Town v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Three
19 Sep 1961 Brentford v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Three
23 Sep 1961 Coventry City v Peterborough United L 1-3 League Division Three
25 Sep 1961 Coventry City v Brentford W 2-0 League Division Three
30 Sep 1961 Port Vale v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division Three
06 Oct 1961 Coventry City v Torquay United D 2-2 League Division Three
09 Oct 1961 Coventry City v Bradford Park Avenue W 3-0 League Division Three
14 Oct 1961 Lincoln City v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division Three
16 Oct 1961 Bradford Park Avenue v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division Three
20 Oct 1961 Coventry City v Barnsley D 1-1 League Division Three
28 Oct 1961 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division Three
04 Nov 1961 Coventry City v Gillingham W 2-0 FA Cup 1st round
17 Nov 1961 Coventry City v Crystal Palace L 0-2 League Division Three
25 Nov 1961 Coventry City v King's Lynn L 1-2 FA Cup 2nd round
02 Dec 1961 Coventry City v Northampton Town W 1-0 League Division Three
09 Dec 1961 Hull City v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division Three
16 Dec 1961 Coventry City v Reading W 1-0 League Division Three
23 Dec 1961 Newport County v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division Three
26 Dec 1961 Coventry City v Grimsby Town W 2-0 League Division Three
20 Jan 1962 Notts County v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division Three
27 Jan 1962 Portsmouth v Coventry City L 3-2 League Division Three
03 Feb 1962 Coventry City v Shrewsbury Town W 4-1 League Division Three
10 Feb 1962 Peterborough United v Coventry City W 2-3 League Division Three
24 Feb 1962 Torquay United v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division Three
02 Mar 1962 Coventry City v Lincoln City D 2-2 League Division Three
09 Mar 1962 Barnsley v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division Three
12 Mar 1962 Coventry City v Watford W 1-0 League Division Three
16 Mar 1962 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers L 2-3 League Division Three
23 Mar 1962 Watford v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division Three
30 Mar 1962 Coventry City v Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic L 0-1 League Division Three
07 Apr 1962 Crystal Palace v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division Three
10 Apr 1962 Grimsby Town v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division Three
14 Apr 1962 Coventry City v Portsmouth W 2-0 League Division Three
16 Apr 1962 Coventry City v Port Vale L 0-1 League Division Three
21 Apr 1962 Northampton Town v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division Three
23 Apr 1962 Coventry City v Bristol City D 1-1 League Division Three
24 Apr 1962 Bristol City v Coventry City L 3-2 League Division Three
18 Aug 1962 Coventry City v Notts County W 2-0 League Division Three
21 Aug 1962 Swindon Town v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division Three
25 Aug 1962 Colchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division Three
28 Aug 1962 Coventry City v Swindon Town W 2-0 League Division Three


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Nottingham Forest 01 Dec 1956 01 Nov 1958
Coventry City 01 Nov 1958 01 Aug 1962

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
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Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.