Eddie Edmonds

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Eddie Edmonds
Personal information
Full name Alfred John Edmonds[1]
Date of birth (1902-10-16)16 October 1902[1]
Place of birth Brighton,[1] England
Date of death March 1942 (1942-04) (aged 39)[2]
Place of death Bury, Lancashire,[2] England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[2]
Position(s) Utility player
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Vernon Athletic
Allen West
1925–1929 Brighton & Hove Albion 14 (0)
1929–1932 Clapton Orient 89 (18)
1932–1934 Bury 13 (0)
1934–1935 Mansfield Town 33 (4)
Manchester North End
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alfred John Edmonds (16 October 1902 – 1942), known as Alf or Eddie Edmonds, was an English professional footballer who played in a variety of positions in the Football League for Brighton & Hove Albion, Clapton Orient, Bury and Mansfield Town.[1][2][3]

Edmonds retired from full-time football in 1935 to become a publican, but continued to play on a part-time basis for Manchester North End. He died in Bury, Lancashire, in 1942 at the age of 39.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 82. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.
  2. ^ a b c d e Carder, Tim; Harris, Roger (1997). Albion A–Z: A Who's Who of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Hove: Goldstone Books. pp. 76–77. ISBN 978-0-9521337-1-1.
  3. ^ "Player search". English National Football Archive. Retrieved 4 March 2019.