Joseph Morris Bates

Date of birth22 May 1864
Place of birthNottingham
PositionHalf back

Known as 'iron head' since he was one of few players of his generation to head the ball.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1889-90 Arsenal FA Cup 3


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
05 Oct 1889 Arsenal v Lyndhurst W 11-0 FA Cup 1st qualifying round
26 Oct 1889 Thorpe v Arsenal D 2-2 FA Cup 2nd qualifying round
16 Nov 1889 Arsenal v Crusaders W 5-2 FA Cup 3rd qualifying round


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals 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.