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Joe Dorsett
Born (1888-04-11)11 April 1888
Brownhills, England
Died 15 March 1951(1951-03-15) (aged 62)[1]
Eccles, England

Joseph Arthur Harold Dorsett (11 April 1888 – 15 March 1951) was an English professional football forward who made over 130 appearances in the Football League for Manchester City.[2] He also played league football for Millwall, Southend United and West Bromwich Albion.[2]

Personal life

Dorsett was the brother of George Dorsett and the uncle of Dicky Dorsett and Ted Sagar.[1] He served as a driver in the Royal Engineers during the First World War.[1][3]

Career statistics

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
West Bromwich Albion 1908–09[4] Second Division 5 1 0 0 5 1
1909–10[5] 13 2 0 0 13 2
Total 18 3 0 0 18 3
Manchester City 1910–11[6] Second Division 26 3 1 0 27 3
1911–12[7] First Division 33 7 2 0 35 7
1912–13[8] 30 4 0 0 30 4
1913–14[9] 17 1 0 0 17 1
1914–15[10] 18 2 3 0 21 2
1919–20[11] 8 0 0 0 8 0
Total 132 17 6 0 138 17
Southend United 1920–21[1] Third Division South 34 3 3 2 37 5
Millwall 1921–22[12] Third Division South 35 0 4 1 39 1
1922–23[13] 20 0 2 0 22 0
Total 55 0 6 1 61 1
Career total 239 23 15 3 254 26

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Joe Dorsett – Manchester City, Football and the First World War" (in en-US). Football and the First World War. http://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/joe-dorsett-footballer/. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 84. ISBN 190589161X. 
  3. "Joseph Arthur Harold Dorsett | Service Record | Football and the First World War" (in en-US). Football and the First World War. http://www.footballandthefirstworldwar.org/joseph-dorsett-service-record/. 
  4. "Albion Till We Die – An Independent West Bromwich Albion Website". http://www.albiontillwedie.co.uk/seasonarchive/stats/1908-09.html. 
  5. "Albion Till We Die – An Independent West Bromwich Albion Website". http://www.albiontillwedie.co.uk/seasonarchive/stats/1909-10.html. 
  6. "MCFC Matches By Season – Manchester City, Man City History – Bluemoon-MCFC". http://bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/History/Matches/Season.aspx?id=19. 
  7. "MCFC Matches By Season – Manchester City, Man City History – Bluemoon-MCFC". http://bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/History/Matches/Season.aspx?id=20. 
  8. "MCFC Matches By Season – Manchester City, Man City History – Bluemoon-MCFC". http://bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/History/Matches/Season.aspx?id=21. 
  9. "MCFC Matches By Season – Manchester City, Man City History – Bluemoon-MCFC". http://bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/History/Matches/Season.aspx?id=22. 
  10. "MCFC Matches By Season – Manchester City, Man City History – Bluemoon-MCFC". http://bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/History/Matches/Season.aspx?id=23. 
  11. "MCFC Matches By Season – Manchester City, Man City History – Bluemoon-MCFC". http://bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/History/Matches/Season.aspx?id=24. 
  12. "Millwall Season 21/22 Stats". http://www.millwall-history.org.uk/Millwall-Stats21-22.htm. 
  13. "Millwall Season 22/23 Stats". http://www.millwall-history.org.uk/Millwall-Stats22-23.htm. 

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