Stan Matthews

Date of birth01 February 1915
Place of birthHanley
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Stoke City 01 Feb 1932 01 May 1947
Blackpool 01 May 1947 01 Oct 1961

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1934-35 Football League Inter League 2
1
1937-38 Football League Inter League 1
1938-39 Football League Inter League 2
1941-42 Football League Inter League 1
1944-45 Combined Services Representative 1
1944-45 FA Services XI FA Tour 2
1946-47 Football League Inter League 3
1946-47 Great Britain Anniversary 1
1947-48 Football League Inter League 2
1948-49 Football League Inter League 1
1954-55 England International XI An Tostal Festival 1
1954-55 Football League Inter League 1
1
1955-56 Great Britain Anniversary 1
1956-57 Football League Inter League 1
1964-65 Great Britain Stanley Matthews 1


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
19 Sep 1934 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 1-6 INTER LEAGUE
31 Oct 1934 Football League v Scottish League W 2-1 Inter League
22 Sep 1937 SCOTTISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE L 1-0 INTER LEAGUE
21 Sep 1938 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 2-8 INTER LEAGUE
02 Nov 1938 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v SCOTTISH LEAGUE W 3-1 INTER LEAGUE
11 Oct 1941 Football League v Scottish League W 3-2 Inter League
19 Feb 1947 Football League v Irish League W 4-2 Inter League
12 Mar 1947 SCOTTISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 1-3 INTER LEAGUE
30 Apr 1947 LEAGUE OF IRELAND v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 1-3 INTER LEAGUE
22 Oct 1947 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 3-4 INTER LEAGUE
17 Mar 1948 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v SCOTTISH LEAGUE D 1-1 INTER LEAGUE
20 Sep 1948 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v IRISH LEAGUE W 5-1 INTER LEAGUE
22 Sep 1954 LEAGUE OF IRELAND v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 0-6 INTER LEAGUE
31 Oct 1956 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v IRISH LEAGUE W 3-2 INTER LEAGUE


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1934-35 England British Home Championship 1
1
1934-35 England International Friendly 1
1935-36 England International Friendly 1
1936-37 England British Home Championship 1
1937-38 England British Home Championship 2
1
1937-38 England International Friendly 4
4
1938-39 England Anniversary Full 1
1938-39 England British Home Championship 3
2
1938-39 England International Friendly 3
1939-40 England War Time 4
1940-41 England War Time 1
1941-42 England War Time 4
1942-43 England War Time 5
1943-44 England War Time 4
1
1944-45 England Victory 1
1944-45 England War Time 5
1
1945-46 England Bolton Disaster 1
1945-46 England Victory 5
1946-47 England British Home Championship 1
1946-47 England International Friendly 2
1
1947-48 England British Home Championship 3
1947-48 England International Friendly 2
1948-49 England British Home Championship 3
1
1948-49 England International Friendly 2
1950-51 England British Home Championship 2
1950-51 England FIFA World Cup 1
1953-54 England Anniversary Full 1
1953-54 England FIFA World Cup 3
1953-54 England International Friendly 1
1954-55 England British Home Championship 3
1954-55 England International Friendly 4
1955-56 England British Home Championship 1
1955-56 England International Friendly 1
1956-57 England British Home Championship 3
1
1956-57 England FIFA World Cup 3
1956-57 England International Friendly 1


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
29 Sep 1934 Wales v England W 0-4 British Home Championship
14 Nov 1934 England v Italy W 3-2 International Friendly
04 Dec 1935 England v Germany W 3-0 International Friendly
17 Apr 1937 Scotland v England L 3-1 British Home Championship
17 Nov 1937 England v Wales W 2-1 British Home Championship
01 Dec 1937 England v Czechoslovakia W 5-4 International Friendly
09 Apr 1938 England v Scotland L 0-1 British Home Championship
14 May 1938 Germany v England W 3-6 International Friendly
21 May 1938 Switzerland v England L 2-1 International Friendly
26 May 1938 France v England W 2-4 International Friendly
22 Oct 1938 Wales v England L 4-2 British Home Championship
26 Oct 1938 England v Rest of Europe W 3-0 Anniversary Full
09 Nov 1938 England v Norway W 4-0 International Friendly
16 Nov 1938 England v Ireland W 7-0 British Home Championship
15 Apr 1939 Scotland v England W 1-2 British Home Championship
13 May 1939 Italy v England D 2-2 International Friendly
18 May 1939 Yugoslavia v England L 2-1 International Friendly
18 Nov 1939 Wales v England W 2-3 War Time
02 Dec 1939 England v Scotland W 2-1 War Time
13 Apr 1940 England v Wales L 0-1 War Time
11 May 1940 Scotland v England D 1-1 War Time
03 May 1941 Scotland v England W 1-3 War Time
04 Oct 1941 England v Scotland W 2-0 War Time
25 Oct 1941 England v Wales W 2-1 War Time
17 Jan 1942 England v Scotland W 3-0 War Time
18 Apr 1942 Scotland v England L 5-4 War Time
10 Oct 1942 England v Scotland D 0-0 War Time
24 Oct 1942 England v Wales L 1-2 War Time
27 Feb 1943 England v Wales W 5-3 War Time
17 Apr 1943 Scotland v England W 0-4 War Time
08 May 1943 Wales v England D 1-1 War Time
25 Sep 1943 England v Wales W 8-3 War Time
16 Oct 1943 England v Scotland W 8-0 War Time
19 Feb 1944 England v Scotland W 6-2 War Time
22 Apr 1944 Scotland v England W 2-3 War Time
16 Sep 1944 England v Wales D 2-2 War Time
14 Oct 1944 England v Scotland W 6-2 War Time
03 Feb 1945 England v Scotland W 3-2 War Time
14 Apr 1945 Scotland v England W 1-6 War Time
05 May 1945 Wales v England W 2-3 War Time
26 May 1945 England v France D 2-2 Victory
15 Sep 1945 Ireland v England W 0-1 Victory
20 Oct 1945 England v Wales L 0-1 Victory
19 Jan 1946 England v Belgium W 2-0 Victory
24 Apr 1946 England v Scotland D 2-2 Bolton Disaster
11 May 1946 England v Switzerland W 4-1 Victory
19 May 1946 France v England L 2-1 Victory
12 Apr 1947 England v Scotland D 1-1 British Home Championship
18 May 1947 Switzerland v England L 1-0 International Friendly
25 May 1947 Portugal v England W 0-10 International Friendly
21 Sep 1947 Belgium v England W 2-5 International Friendly
18 Oct 1947 Wales v England W 0-3 British Home Championship
05 Nov 1947 England v Ireland D 2-2 British Home Championship
10 Apr 1948 Scotland v England W 0-2 British Home Championship
16 May 1948 Italy v England W 0-4 International Friendly
26 Sep 1948 Denmark v England D 0-0 International Friendly
09 Oct 1948 Ireland v England W 2-6 British Home Championship
10 Nov 1948 England v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
02 Dec 1948 England v Switzerland W 6-0 International Friendly
09 Apr 1949 England v Scotland L 1-3 British Home Championship
02 Jul 1950 Spain v England L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 2
07 Oct 1950 Ireland v England W 1-4 British Home Championship
14 Apr 1951 England v Scotland L 2-3 British Home Championship
21 Oct 1953 England v FIFA D 4-4 Anniversary Full
11 Nov 1953 England v Ireland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
25 Nov 1953 England v Hungary L 3-6 International Friendly
17 Jun 1954 England v Belgium D 4-4 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
26 Jun 1954 Uruguay v England L 4-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
02 Oct 1954 Northern Ireland v England W 0-2 British Home Championship
10 Nov 1954 England v Wales W 3-2 British Home Championship
01 Dec 1954 England v West Germany W 3-1 International Friendly
02 Apr 1955 England v Scotland W 7-2 British Home Championship
15 May 1955 France v England L 1-0 International Friendly
18 May 1955 Spain v England D 1-1 International Friendly
22 May 1955 Portugal v England L 3-1 International Friendly
22 Oct 1955 Wales v England L 2-1 British Home Championship
09 May 1956 England v Brazil W 4-2 International Friendly
06 Oct 1956 Northern Ireland v England D 1-1 British Home Championship
14 Nov 1956 England v Wales W 3-1 British Home Championship
28 Nov 1956 England v Yugoslavia W 3-0 International Friendly
05 Dec 1956 England v Denmark W 5-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
06 Apr 1957 England v Scotland W 2-1 British Home Championship
08 May 1957 England v Republic of Ireland W 5-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
15 May 1957 Denmark v England W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1


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