You are here
Home > Players > Player Details
Real Name: Edward John Lightfoot
Normal Position: Defender
Born: 13/11/1889 (Liverpool)
Died: 20/07/1918 (Western Front, WWI)

Lightfoot signed for Tottenham Hotspur after spells with Harrowby and Southport. The left half featured in 66 matches and scored twice in all competitions between 1911-15.
Lightfoot was one of 10 Lilywhites who died in action in World War I. He was killed at the Western Front in July, 1918.

“Perseus” writing in the Lancashire Daily Post paid the following tribute “Edward Lightfoot was a splendid footballer but, more than that, he was a good sportsman and a player that respected both himself and his opponents. He has joined a noble company who will leave a big void in football”

Career: Harrowby, Southport Central (c. 1910), Tottenham Hotspur (1911-1915)




Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1909/1910 3706
1910/1911 3801
Total 75 0 7

Last 10 games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
01/01/1918 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionH STOCKPORT COUNTY 0 - 1
25/11/1916 War-Time: LeagueH BURY 2 - 1
18/11/1916 War-Time: LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY 0 - 1
04/11/1916 War-Time: LeagueA MANCHESTER UNITED 0 - 1
28/10/1916 War-Time: LeagueH BURNLEY 3 - 0
22/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionH BOLTON WANDERERS 0 - 1
21/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BLACKPOOL 1 - 3
15/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BURY 2 - 1
01/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionH BLACKPOOL 2 - 3
18/03/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BOLTON WANDERERS 0 - 2

Last 10 games where player started

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
01/01/1918 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionH STOCKPORT COUNTY 0 - 1
25/11/1916 War-Time: LeagueH BURY 2 - 1
18/11/1916 War-Time: LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY 0 - 1
04/11/1916 War-Time: LeagueA MANCHESTER UNITED 0 - 1
28/10/1916 War-Time: LeagueH BURNLEY 3 - 0
22/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionH BOLTON WANDERERS 0 - 1
21/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BLACKPOOL 1 - 3
15/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BURY 2 - 1
01/04/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionH BLACKPOOL 2 - 3
18/03/1916 War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BOLTON WANDERERS 0 - 2

Last 10 Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
21/04/1916War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BLACKPOOL 1 - 3
15/04/1916War-Time: Supplementary CompetitionA BURY 2 - 1
29/01/1916War-Time: LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END 1 - 0
15/01/1916War-Time: LeagueH STOKE CITY 1 - 1
01/01/1916War-Time: LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS 3 - 1
11/12/1915War-Time: LeagueH ROCHDALE 2 - 2
06/11/1915War-Time: LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY 3 - 2
30/10/1915War-Time: LeagueA PRESTON NORTH END 5 - 0
23/10/1915War-Time: LeagueH BURNLEY 1 - 1
02/10/1915War-Time: LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS 7 - 0
Top