Harry Threadgold

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Harry Threadgold
Personal information
Full name Joseph Henry Threadgold
Date of birth 6 November 1924
Place of birth Tattenhall, England
Date of death 1996 (aged 71–72)
Place of death Southend-on-Sea, England
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Tarvin United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1952 Chester 83 (0)
1952–1953 Sunderland 35 (0)
1953–1963 Southend United 343 (0)
Total 438 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Harry Threadgold is a footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the Football League initially for Chester.[1][2]

He also played for Sunderland and spent 10 years at Southend United from July 1953 until 1963. He retired in May 1963.

He was born on 6 November 1924 in Tattenhall, Cheshire and died in 1996, his ashes were scattered at Roots Hall, Southend United's ground.


  1. ^ Brown, Neil (2 September 2012). "Harry Threadgold". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Harry Threadgold". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 16 February 2017.