Streets, Stanley

Birth Date

25th June 1901


Newark, Nottinghamshire



Biographical Text

Having earlier been with Blackpool, Stanley Streets played a small number of games Exeter City in the late 1920s after signing from Clapton Orient. He later played in Ireland and in the North East of England.

Stanley was working in an engineering shop when he signed amateur forms with Grantham Town before signing professional forms just a few months later with Blackpool where he made 14 league appearances (two goals) between 1924 and 1927. He then moved to Clapton Orient in March 1927 and appeared in 12 league matches although his progress was hampered by a knee injury.

Signing for Exeter City in the summer of 1928, Stanley made his debut in the 2-1 home defeat against Southend United on 5 September as he went on to make nine starts (scoring twice against Brentford and Charlton Athletic) in a single-season stay at St James' Park.

After leaving the Grecians he had time with Tunbridge Wells Rangers and Cork before moving to the North East to play for West Stanley.

Returning to Nottinghamshire, Stanley died in Newark on 29 January 1961.







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