|Full name||Joseph Edelston|
|Date of birth||27 April 1891|
|Place of birth||Appley Bridge, England|
|Date of death||10 March 1970 72)(aged|
|Place of death||London, England|
|Playing position||Half back|
|St Helens Recreation|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
Joe Edelston (27 April 1891 – 10 March 1970) 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. 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. Later in his career he managed Reading and worked for Brentford and Leyton Orient as a coach. His son Maurice was also a footballer and later a successful sports broadcaster.
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