50. Arthur Buttery
Full name Arthur Buttery
Date of birth 20 December 1908
Place of birth Hednesford, England
Date of death 1990 (aged 81–82)
Playing position Inside left
St. Peter’s Church
Years Team Apps Gls Hednesford Town ? ?
1929–1932 Wolverhampton Wanderers 10 (6)
1932–1937 Bury 104 (38)
1937–1938 Bradford City 35 (13)
1938–1939 Walsall 15 (4)
1939–19?? Bristol Rovers 3 (0)
Wolverhampton Wanderers (war guest) ? ?
Stafford Rangers ? ?
Total 167 (61)
Arthur Buttery (20 December 1908 – 1990) was an English professional footballer who played as an inside left. He scored 61 goals from 167 appearances in the Football League.
Born in Hednesford, Buttery played for St. Peter’s Church in Hednesford as a youngster then signing for Hednesford Town, In 1929 he joined Wolverhampton Wanderers playing only 10 games in almost three years at the club. He was then signed by Bury in 1932 where in 5 seasons he played 104 games scoring 38 goals, He then signed for Bradford City, for the 37/38 season made 35 appearances in the Football League, scoring 13 goals.
Moving on to Walsall in 38/39, he played 15 games scoring 4 goals. Bristol Rovers came next but he only managed 3 appearances before the War interupted his career (he went on to guest for Wolverhampton Wandereers) and ended his playing career at Stafford Rangers. Another career spoilt by War!