Joe Edelston

Joe Edelston
Personal information
Full name Joseph Edelston[1]
Date of birth 27 April 1891
Place of birth Appley Bridge, England
Date of death 10 March 1970(1970-03-10) (aged 72)[2]
Place of death London, England[2]
Playing position Half back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Appley Bridge
St Helens Recreation
1912–1920 Hull City 109 (0)
1920 Manchester City 6 (0)
1920–1924 Fulham 67 (0)
Teams managed
1925–1937 Fulham Reserves
1934 Fulham (caretaker)
1934–1935 Fulham (caretaker)
1937–1939 Brentford (assistant)
1939–1947 Reading
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Joe Edelston (27 April 1891 – 10 March 1970)[2] was an English professional football player and manager, best remembered for his 17 years serving Fulham in the Football League as a player, caretaker manager and reserve team manager.[3] He also represented Hull City and Manchester City as a player and was included in the FA XI squad for a tour of South Africa in 1910.[1][4] Later in his career he managed Reading and worked for Brentford and Leyton Orient as a coach.[5] His son Maurice was also a footballer and later a successful sports broadcaster.[5]


  1. 1 2 Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 9. ISBN 190589161X.
  2. 1 2 3 Matthews, Tony (2013-08-08). MANCHESTER CITY: Player by Player. Amberley Publishing Limited.
  3. "Joe Edelston 1935 | Fulham Football Club". Retrieved 2015-12-10.
  4. "BRITISH FA XI TOURS". Retrieved 2015-12-11.
  5. 1 2 Haynes, Graham; Coumbe, Frank (2006). Timeless Bees: Brentford F.C. Who's Who 1920-2006. Harefield: Yore Publications. p. 52. ISBN 978-0955294914.
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 7/26/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.