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Stanley Matthews

Born: 1-Feb-1915
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Died: 23-Feb-2000
Location of death: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Soccer

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Stoke City, Blackpool forward

Military service: RAF (Cpl.)

Father: Jack Matthews
Wife: Betty Vallance (m. 1934, div. 1968, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Jean (b. 1-Jan-1939)
Son: Stanley, Jr. (b. 20-Nov-1945)
Wife: Mila Winters (m. 1975, d. 5-May-1999 )

    FWA Footballer of the Year 1948
    Commander of the British Empire 1957
    FWA Footballer of the Year 1963
    Knighthood 1965
    English Football Hall of Fame 2002

    Stoke City FC (1961-65)
    Blackpool FC (1947-61)
    Stoke City FC (1932-47)

Author of books:
The Way It Was (2000, memoir)

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