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Harry Clarke (footballer born 1923)

Harry Clarke
Personal information
Full nameHenry Alfred Clarke
Date of birth(1923-02-23)23 February 1923
Place of birthWoodford, England
Date of death16 April 2000(2000-04-16) (aged 77)
Playing positionFull back
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Lovells Athletic
1949–1956Tottenham Hotspur295(4)
National team
1954England1(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Harry Clarke (23 February 1923 – 16 April 2000) was a professional footballer who spent his entire senior career at Tottenham Hotspur. He also represented England on one occasion.[1][2]

Football career

Clarke joined Spurs in March 1949 from Lovells Athletic. He played a total of 322 matches at full back and netting four goals in all competitions between 1949–56. A cornerstone of the push and run side of the early 1950s when he featured in all 42 matches of the Championship winning side of 1950–51.[3] After retiring from competitive football, Clarke joined the club's coaching staff.

On April 4th, 1954 Clarke played with England in Hampden Park against Scotland in the Home International Championship which was also a World Cup 1954 qualifyer.

External links

  • A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur players
  • Fact file

References

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