Walsall player 66.Ted Price

Full name Edward Price
Date of birth 13 June 1883
Place of birth Walsall, England

Date of death 29 December 1967 (aged 84)
Place of death Isleworth, England

Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper

Senior career
Years                                                 Team                                  Apps        (Gls)
                                                        Richmond Villa
                                                Royal Army Medical Corps
1906–1908                              Aldershot Depot
1908–1909                                       Walsall                                    24        (0)
1909–1911                                       Stockport County                   34        (0)
1911–1912                                        Croydon Common                 42       (0)
1912–1920                                         Brentford                              210       (0)
1917–1918                                         Wilkinsons                                (guest)
1920–1921                                     Queens Park Rangers                 7        (0)
Ted Price was an English football goalkeeper who appeared in the Football League for Stockport County and Queens Park Rangers. He made over 200 appearances for Brentford and played for the Southern League representative team.
A goalkeeper, Price began his career at Richmond Villa and played for the Medical Corps and Aldershot Depot representative sides while serving in the British Army. While with Aldershot, he won the 1907 cup for best all-round sportsman at the barracks. He returned to his native West Midlands to join hometown Birmingham & District League side Walsall in October 1908, staying with the club for ten months, making 24 appearances in goal.
Price earned a move to the Football League in August 1909, signing for Division Two side Stockport County. He made just three appearances during the 1909/10 season, but established himself in the first team the following year, making 34 appearances. Price departed the club at the end of the 1910/11 season, having made 37 appearances during his two seasons at Edgeley Park.
Pride moved to London and dropped back into non-league football to sign for Southern League Division Two side Croydon Common in 1911. He represented the team in both the Southern League and the London Combination, making 18 and 24 appearances respectively. Price left the club at the end of the 1911/12 season, having made 46 appearances for the Robins.
Price joined Southern League Division One side Brentford in 1912. He had a poor 1912/13 season, conceding the goals which saw the Bees relegated to Division Two. He was a part of the Brentford side which challenged for promotion in the1913/14 and 1914/15 seasons, before competitive football was suspended in 1915 after the outbreak of the First World War the previous year. Price continued to play for Brentford through the war, appearing in the London Combination and helping the team win the title in the 1918/19 season. He was awarded a testimonial against Millwall in September 1919 and with the resumption of competitive football, Price returned to Southern League action for the 1919/20 season. He departed Griffin Park in the summer of 1920, having made over 200 appearances for Brentford.
During the 1917/18 season, Price joined London Munitions League side Wilkinsons as a guest.
Price returned to league football in 1920, signing for Division Three South side Queens Park Rangers. He made seven appearances during the 1920/21 season and retired from football.
Price played for the Southern League representative side in a match against their Irish League counterparts in November 1919.
Price spent many years in the British Army, spending five years in South Africa with the South Staffordshire Regiment. He served in the Boer War and won the Queen’s South Africa Medal. After suffering an injury, he transferred to the Army Medical Corps. After leaving the army, Price settled in Isleworth.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s