Leeds United F.C. History
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1919-29 - The Twenties
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Cartwright: James Ernest (Joe)

1918-1919 (Leeds City War-time Guest Player Details)

Outside Left

Born: Lower Walton, Cheshire: 11-12-1888

Debut: v Nottingham Forest (a): 08-02-1919

Height & Weight: Unknown

He was playing with Non-League Northwich Victoria when First Division Manchester City signed him in October 1913. He made his debut for them on 25th October 1913 at Outside-Left in a 1-1 home draw with Everton in front of a crowd of 26,000 in the 1913-1914 season and had made nine appearances by the end of the campaign and also scored one goal in five F.A. Cup appearances. His first goal for City came on 21st February 1914 in a 2-1 win at Ewood Park when he scored City's first goal in a 2-1 win over Blackburn Rovers, in front of a crowd of 41,250 in the fifth round of the F.A. Cup. He became City’s regular Outside-Left in the following campaign, when he made twenty-one appearances and scored twice in League games and a further four without scoring in the F.A. Cup. The War interrupted his City career but he still managed sixty games for then during the games played in WW1 and he also played four consecutive games at Outside-Left as a guest for Leeds City in February 1919, Making his debut as a deputy for Herbert Lounds in a 2-0 home victory over Nottingham Forest on 8th February1919. The Leeds Mercury had kind words for his contribution to the win. They described his first game as being "admirable" and went on to say "he and Price worked together with grand cohesion" but he could not estabish himself and after four games he moved on. During the War he served with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. After the War he failed to re-establish himself and scored just one goal in six appearances in the 1919-20 season and two in the 1920-21 season after Football League games had recommenced. He played his final game for City at outside left on 6th November 1920 at Leeds Road in a 1-0 win over Huddersfield Town in front of a crowd of 24,000. He joined Second Division Crystal Palace on 29th June 1921 and scored four goals in nineteen League appearances in his two years with them, before going into Non-League football with Welsh League Llanelli in 1923 and finally retired at the end of the 1923-24 season. He died in 1955

War-time Guest AppearancesGoals
Principal Tournament 40
Subsidiary Tournament 00
Total 40