Wade, Edward

Birth Date

29th January 1901

Birthplace

Blackpool, England

Occupation

Forward

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Wade started his career with Blackpool-based side, South Shore, in the local Fylde League. He then joined Burnley for one season, where he played 5 league matches, before signing for Lytham in the West Lancashire League.

He got another Football League opportunity at New Brighton, singing for them in 1924, and he netted 24 goals in 72 Third Division North outings.

Moving to Exeter City in the summer of 1928, he made his debut in a 1-0 defeat at Southend United in August of that year.

Despite scoring two goals in successive matches against Norwich City and Brighton and Hove Albion, he surprisingly did not figure regularly in the Grecians team.

Released at the end of the season, he signed for Aldershot.

Appearances

9

Goals

5

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