Players - Joe Dines

Joe Dines
Birthdate: 12 April 1886
Birthplace: King's Lynn, England
Date of death: 27 September 1918
Other clubs: King's Lynn, Queens Park Rangers, King's Lynn (2), Ilford, Millwall, Walthamstow Avenue
Bought from: Amateur
Signed for LFC: May 1912
International caps: England amateur 27 games
Liverpool debut: 09.09.1912
Last appearance: 09.09.1912
Contract expiry: 1913
Win ratio: 100% W:1 D:0 L:0
League games / goals: 1 / 0
Total games / goals: 1 / 0

Player Profile

Centre-half amateur Dines featured just once for Liverpool in the third match of the 1912/13 season away to Chelsea which Liverpool won 2-1. The Staffordshire Sentinel reported on his move on 24 August 1912: "The news that Joe Dines, the English amateur international footballer, has signed forms for Liverpool caused some dismay out Ilford way, as he had been one of the mainstays of the Ilford FC for some years. Dines will not altogether desert his old club." Dines played 27 games for England's amateur side and won a football gold medal at the 1912 Olympic games. He played in all three of Great Britain's games in Stockholm where the team beat Hungary 7-0 and Finland 4-0 before conquering Denmark 4-2 in the final on 4 July 1912. He was described as "the smiling footballer", a thoughtful young man, a commanding half-back and "master of the art of dribbling." Joseph Dines was a Second Lieutenant in The King's Liverpool Regiment and was killed in Pas de Calais on 27 September 1918. He is buried in the Grand Ravine British Cemetery in Havrincourt, France.
Appearances per season
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 1 0 0 0 0 1
1912-1913 1 0 0 0 0 1
A more detailed look at the player's appearances
Apps Minutes Opponent
1 90 Chelsea
Total Venue
1 Away
Total Competition
1 League
Total W D L Win % Manager
1 1 0 0 100% Tom Watson
Milestone Appearances
# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 09.09.1912 Chelsea Stamford Bridge League
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