Name: Rutherford, Joseph Henry Hamilton (Joe)



Birthdate: 1914-09-20 in Fatfield, County Durham (Died: 1994-12-27 in Sutton Coldfield)

Position: Goalkeeper

Playing for Villa: February 1939 - October 1951

Previous clubs: Chester-le-Street Schools, Chester-le-Street Juniors, West Ham (trial), Reading (trial), Fatfield Juniors, Chester Moor Temperence FC, Ferryhill, Blyth Spartans, Chester-le-Street FC, Birtley Colliery, Southport

Signed: 2.500 - From Southport

Sold: Retired (joined Bilston United in September 1952)

League: 148 matches

Cup: 8 matches

International:


More info:
Rutherford also played with Villa during World War 2. (19 matches)
The Football League was suspended after 3 games 1939-40. These three matches were later expunged from official records. Rutherford played in two of these games and also in The Football League Jubilee Trust Fund game against WBA.
He also guested for Margate FC (1 game in 1939/40), Solihul Town, Nottingham Forest, Lincoln City and Mansfield Town during World War 2.



Season

1938-39
1939-40
1940-41
1941-42
1942-43
1943-44
1944-45
1945-46
1946-47
1947-48
1948-49
1949-50
1950-51
1951-52
First team

11 matches
3 matches (see More info)
1 match
9 matches
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9 matches
42 matches
23 matches
33 matches
31 matches
14 matches
2 matches
Reserves

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Youth

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