Eddie Cheetham

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROMDEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
26-10-1926
N/A
20-02-1944
Local
25-12-1942 v Wigan
Dewsbury
1951- Swinton
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
1942-1951
25 (0)
12
0
0
36

BIOGRAPHY

Eddie was a fast winger who played 25 matches for the Saints during and after World War Two. He scored 12 tries for the club including a hat trick against York in 1948 and a brace of tries in a match opposing Barrow. He became a regular fixture at Knowsley Road and eventually became Saints 1st Team Coach.

Eddie was immersed in sport and competed in the Forces Olympics in Berlin in 1947. He was a pioneer behind the Swinton Running Club and the Belle Vue Racers. Eddie sadly passed away in 2003.

Dave Dooley

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1942~43 0 0 0 1
1944~45 0 0 0 1
1945~461 0 0 5
1947~48 7 0 0 8
1948~493 0 0 5
1949~50 1 0 0 4
1951~520 0 0 1
TOTALS:12 0 0 25
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1947~481001
1949~500001
1951~521004
TOTALS:2006

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
25th Dec 1942 L 2 Wigan WEL 1942~43 A 3 10 V
24th Mar 1945 L 2 Bradford Northern CC1(2) 1944~45 A 13 34 V
15th Sep 1945 W 5 Wakefield Trinity L 1945~46 H 15 3 V
29th Sep 1945 W 5 Workington Town LC1(2) 1945~46 H 21 11 V
6th Oct 1945 W 2 Rochdale Hornets L 1945~46 A 11 4 V
13th Oct 1945 W 2 Rochdale Hornets L 1945~46 H 21 0 1 V
27th Oct 1945 L 2 Barrow L 1945~46 A 13 23 V
27th Mar 1948 W 5 York L 1947~48 H 44 10 3 V
28th Mar 1948 L 5 Barrow L 1947~48 A 8 12 V
6th Apr 1948 W 5 Rochdale Hornets L 1947~48 A 15 10 1 V
8th Apr 1948 L 5 Widnes L 1947~48 H 8 9 V
10th Apr 1948 W 5 Barrow L 1947~48 H 21 5 2 V
17th Apr 1948 W 5 Halifax L 1947~48 H 20 7 1 V
22nd Apr 1948 W 5 Belle Vue Rangers L 1947~48 A 21 2 V
24th Apr 1948 W 5 Bramley L 1947~48 A 19 11 V
15th May 1948 W 5 Roanne* Fr 1947~48 H 36 19 1 V
21st Aug 1948 W 5 Widnes L 1948~49 H 6 2 V
23rd Aug 1948 L 5 Workington Town L 1948~49 A 11 15 V
28th Aug 1948 L 5 Oldham L 1948~49 A 11 15 1 V
25th Sep 1948 W 5 Dewsbury L 1948~49 A 14 7 1 V
13th Nov 1948 L 2 Rochdale Hornets L 1948~49 A 3 10 1 V
13th Aug 1949 W 2 Barrow* Fr Ward Cup 1949~50 H 34 22 V
20th Aug 1949 L 2 Widnes L 1949~50 A 2 15 V
18th Mar 1950 D 12 Belle Vue Rangers L 1949~50 A 7 7 1 V
25th Mar 1950 L 12 Workington Town L 1949~50 A 0 5 V
1st Apr 1950 W 11 Liverpool Stanley L 1949~50 H 27 2 V
11th Aug 1951 W 12 Barrow* Fr Ward Cup 1951~52 H 16 7 V
24th Nov 1951 L 5 Dewsbury L 1951~52 A 2 6 V
30th Apr 1952 L 5 Toulouse* Fr Tour 1951~52 A 5 31 V
1st May 1952 L 5 French XIII* Fr Tour 1951~52 T 5 45 V
4th May 1952 W 13 French XIII* Fr Tour 1951~52 F 27 24 1 V
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
CALCULATED APPEARANCES : OFFICIAL 19 OTHER 6 = 25
ACTUAL APPEARANCES (inc 0 Subs) = 25

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