Joslin, Phil

Birth Date

1st September 1916





Biographical Text

South Devonian Phil Joslin appeared as a guest for Exeter City during 1945/46 when two interim league competitions - Division Three South (South of Thames) [played until Christmas] and the Division Three South Cup (Southern Section) [played from January] - were organised ahead of a return to ‘normal’ league football in 1946/47. From Kingsteignton he was a notable goalkeeper for Torquay United and Cardiff City.  

Phil made one appearance for Exeter City in a 4-1 win at Swindon Town in August 1945.

Originally an amateur with Plymouth Argyle, Phil signed for Torquay United in January 1936 and went on to appear in 135 league games either side of the war. Transferring to Cardiff City in May 1948 he was at Ninian Park for three years making a further 108 appearances.

Retiring because of injury in 1951, Phil remained in South Wales and died in the Cardiff area in 1980.





Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>