Ted Platt

Date of birth26 March 1921
Place of birthNewcastle-under-Lyme
PositionGoalkeeper

Ted was the goalkeeping back-up at Arsenal to first-choice gloveman and latter day manager George Swindin and then to Jack Kelsey in the immediate post-war era.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1946-47 Arsenal League Division One 4 2 3
1948-49 Arsenal League Division One 10 7 2
1949-50 Arsenal League Division One 19 12 6
1950-51 Arsenal FA Cup 4 2 1
1950-51 Arsenal League Division One 17 8 5
1952-53 Arsenal League Division One 3 1 2


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
16 Nov 1946 Arsenal v Leeds United W 4-2 League Division One
23 Nov 1946 Liverpool v Arsenal L 4-2 League Division One
30 Nov 1946 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers D 2-2 League Division One
07 Dec 1946 Middlesbrough v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
11 Dec 1948 Charlton Athletic v Arsenal L 4-3 League Division One
05 Feb 1949 Arsenal v Sunderland W 5-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1949 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
26 Feb 1949 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 5-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1949 Burnley v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
12 Mar 1949 Arsenal v Preston North End D 0-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1949 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
02 Apr 1949 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1949 Arsenal v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1949 Blackpool v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1949 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 4-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1949 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
24 Sep 1949 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 4-2 League Division One
01 Oct 1949 Derby County v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
08 Oct 1949 Arsenal v Everton W 5-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1949 Middlesbrough v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1949 Arsenal v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division One
29 Oct 1949 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
05 Nov 1949 Arsenal v Fulham W 2-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1949 Manchester City v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
19 Nov 1949 Arsenal v Charlton Athletic L 2-3 League Division One
26 Nov 1949 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1949 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1949 Portsmouth v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1949 Burnley v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
24 Dec 1949 Arsenal v Sunderland W 5-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1949 Manchester United v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
29 Mar 1950 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 1-3 League Division One
10 Apr 1950 Arsenal v Stoke City W 6-0 League Division One
02 Sep 1950 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Division One
06 Sep 1950 Arsenal v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1950 Middlesbrough v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1950 Arsenal v Derby County W 3-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1950 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1950 Arsenal v Sunderland W 5-1 League Division One
18 Nov 1950 Liverpool v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
25 Nov 1950 Arsenal v Fulham W 5-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1950 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1950 Stoke City v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
30 Dec 1950 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
06 Jan 1951 Arsenal v Carlisle United D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1951 Carlisle United v Arsenal W 1-4 FA Cup 3rd round replay
13 Jan 1951 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 3-1 League Division One
20 Jan 1951 Huddersfield Town v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
27 Jan 1951 Arsenal v Northampton Town W 3-2 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1951 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1951 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1951 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1951 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1951 Derby County v Arsenal L 4-2 League Division One
17 Sep 1952 Portsmouth v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
20 Sep 1952 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
27 Sep 1952 Derby County v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One


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
Arsenal 01 Jan 1939 01 Sep 1953
Portsmouth 01 Sep 1953 01 Aug 1955

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.