Popplewell, Stanley

Birth Date

2nd September 1892

Birthplace

Bolton, Lancashire

Occupation

Half-Back

Biographical Text

Stanley Popplewell, born in Bolton and signing from Barrow, played in the Southern League for Exeter City throughout 1919/20. He subsequently appeared for  Blackpool and Accrington. 

Signed from Barrow, Stanley made his Southern League debut for Exeter City on the opening day of the 1919/20 season in a 1-1 draw at Southampton. Missing just one league game all season, he moved on in the summer of 1920 when signing for Blackpool. 

Playing just once for his new club he soon switched to Accrington Stanley where he made 71 league appearances scoring four goals along the way.

Stanley subsequently played for Darwen, Clitheroe and Colne Town before a brief return to Accrington where he later died in December 1956.

Appearances

41

Goals

4

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