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Fred Staniforth

Fred Staniforth

Birthdate: 23 November 1884
Birthplace: Kilnhurst, Yorkshire, England
Date of death: 23 May 1955
Other clubs: Kilnhurst Town (1901), Rawmarsh (1902), Kilnhurst Town (1903), Rotherham Main (1904), Mexborough (1905), Bristol City (1906-11), Grimsby Town (1911-13)
Bought from: Grimsby Town
Signed for LFC: May 1913
Liverpool debut: 04.10.1913
Last appearance: 22.11.1913
Contract expiry: 1914
Win ratio: 33.33% W:1 D:1 L:1
Total games/goals opposite LFC: 7 / 0
LFC league games/goals: 3 / 0
Total LFC games/goals: 3 / 0

Player profile

Outside-right Staniforth originally made his name at first division Bristol City where he played over 150 games from 1906-1911. The highlight of his career was in 1909 when City lost to Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final. Staniforth's Liverpool debut came in a crushing 4-1 home defeat by Sheffield Wednesday on 4 October 1913. He missed the next five games but returned for consecutive matches against Preston and Newcastle in November of the same year.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 3 0 0 0 0 3
1913-1914 3 0 0 0 0 3

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
1 Newcastle United
1 Preston North End
1 Sheffield Wednesday
Total Competition
3 League

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 04.10.1913 The Wednesday Owlerton League

Other Clubs

Club Season Club rank League apps League goals Total apps Total goals
Kilnhurst Town 1901 Yorkshire League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Rawmarsh Albion 1902 Hatchard League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Kilnhurst Town 1903 Yorkshire League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Rotherham Main 1904 Hatchard League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mexborough Town 1905 Midland League N/A N/A N/A N/A
Bristol City 1906-1907 England First Division 24 3 26 3
Bristol City 1907-1908 England First Division 35 4 37 4
Bristol City 1908-1909 England First Division 34 4 44 4
Bristol City 1909-1910 England First Division 22 3 23 4
Bristol City 1910-1911 England First Division 19 0 19 0
Grimsby Town 1911-1912 England Second Division 38 5 39 5
Grimsby Town 1912-1913 England Second Division 29 3 30 3
Total 201 22 218 23
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