Whittaker, Enos

Birth Date

1st October 1889

Birthplace

Nelson

Occupation

Winger

Biographical Text

Born in October 1889, Whittaker played for local side, Walverden United at the age of 16 and a year later signed for Nelson where he went straight into their first team, although he spent much of his stay there in their Lancashire League side. In 1909-10 he played for Haslingden.

When signing for Exeter City in the summer of 1910, Whittaker was described as a youngster of much promise, of good build and a remarkable turn of speed.

He was to stay at St James’ Park for two seasons, making his debut against Bristol Rovers in December 1910. His second season at the club proved to be his most successful, featuring in 24 Southern League matches and scoring two goals.

After leaving Exeter City in the summer of 1912, Whittaker joined Stoke City.
In the 1912/13 season he made 18 apperances and scored once at stock before signing for Clapton Orient in the summer of 1913.

Enos died in 1959

Appearances

33

Goals

3

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