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About Sam Hardy:

Born: August 26, 1882: Newbold (Derbyshire), England.
Passed away: October 24, 1966: Chesterfield (Derbyshire), England.

Nick name: Chuffer.

Position: Goalkeeper.

Height: 178 cm. (5ft. 9½in.);
Weight: 76 kilos (12st.).

Career:
Newbold White Stars.
Chesterfield Town: Signed: April, 1903.
* 1902-03: 5-0 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1903-04: 32-0 (Football League 2); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1904-05: 34-0 (Football League 2); 3-0 (FA Cup).
** Transferred to Liverpool for £500.
Liverpool: Signed: May 18, 1905;
* eligible for Liverpool: September 1, 1905.
* 1905-06: 30-0 (Football League 1); 5-0 (FA Cup); 1-0 (Charity Shield);
* 1906-07: 34-0 (Football League 1); 4-0 (FA Cup);
* 1907-08: 33-0 (Football League 1); 4-0 (FA Cup);
* 1908-09: 32-0 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1909-10: 32-0 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1910-11: 27-0 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1911-12: 31-0 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup).
* Transfer listed, £1,000.
** Transferred to Aston Villa for £1,000 (other sources claim the fee was £600).
Aston Villa: Signed: June 9, 1912.
* 1912-13: 33-0 (Football League 1); 6-0 (FA Cup);
* 1913-14: 30-0 (Football League 1); 5-0 (FA Cup);
* 1914-15: 37-0 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup);
*** War time guest for Plymouth Argyle.
*** War time guest for Nottingham Forest.
*** War time guest for Royal Naval Barracks (Plymouth).
* 1919-20: 34-0 (Football League 1); 6-0 (FA Cup);
* 1920-21: 25-0 (Football League 1); 5-0 (FA Cup).
** Transferred to Nottingham Forest for £1,000.
Nottingham Forest: Signed: 1921.
* 1921-22: 32-0 (Football League 2); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1922-23: 37-0 (Football League 1); 4-0 (FA Cup);
* 1923-24: 24-0 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1924-25: 9-0 (Football League 1); 4-0 (FA Cup).

Merits:
International: England A 23-0: (v. Ireland: February 16, 1907; v. Wales: March 27, 1907; v. Scotland: April 1, 1907; v. Scotland: April 4, 1908; v. Ireland: February 13, 1909; v. Wales: March 15, 1909; v. Scotland: April 3, 1909; v. Hungary: May 29, 1909; v. Hungary: May 31, 1909; v. Austria: June 1, 1909; v. Ireland: February 12, 1910; v. Wales: March 14, 1910; v. Scotland: April 2, 1910; v. Ireland: February 10, 1912; v. Scotland: April 5, 1913; v. Ireland: February 14, 1914; v. Wales: March 16, 1914; v. Scotland: April 4, 1914; v. Ireland: October 25, 1919; v. Wales: March 15, 1920; v. Scotland: April 10, 1920).
Football League XI 10-0: (v. Irish League: October 10, 1908).
Football League First Division Winner: 1905-06 (Liverpool).
Football League Second Division Winner: 1921-22 (Nottingham Forest).
FA Cup Winner: 1912-13 (Aston Villa), 1919-20 (Aston Villa).
Sheriff of London Charity Shield Winner: 1905-06 (Liverpool).
Liverpool Senior Cup Winner: 1905-06 (Liverpool), 1906-07 (Liverpool).

Image(s):
Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, April 7, 1906.
sam-hardy-1906

Joint Everton and Liverpool Match Programme: October 3, 1908.
Sam Hardy 1910

Signature and address in Chesterfield, from the 1911 census:
Signature Sam Hardy

Census reports:
1911: Aged 28, married to Maria Hardy (aged 29), child Arthur Hardy (aged 2), living at Brockwell, Chesterfield. Occupation: Professional footballer. Birthplace: Newbold.

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