Stan Hardy

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Stan Hardy
Personal information
Full name Stanley Hardy [1]
Date of birth 1890
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Position(s) Inside left
Youth career
Rutherford College
Senior career*
1913–1914 Newcastle United 3 (1)
Teams managed
1930–1931 Nottingham Forest
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Stanley Hardy was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Newcastle United as an inside left. [1] He later managed Nottingham Forest. [2]


Personal life

At the time he enlisted in the British Army during the First World War, Hardy was living in Jesmond. [3] He served in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers and the Machine Gun Corps during the war and achieved the rank of lieutenant. [3] Hardy was discharged after being gassed on the Western Front. [2] [3] He was related to footballer Sam Hardy. [2]

Career statistics


Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueFA CupTotal
Newcastle United 1913–14 [4] First Division 310031
Career total310031


Managerial record by team and tenure
Nottingham Forest August 1930May 19314314920032.6 [5]

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  1. 1 2 Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 126. ISBN   978-1905891610.
  2. 1 2 3 "Nottingham Forest at 150: Flashback: The men that managed the Reds from 1912 to 1939". 3 November 2015. Archived from the original on 7 November 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  3. 1 2 3 "Stanley Hardy | Service Record". Football and the First World War. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  4. "Stan Hardy". Retrieved 6 June 2017.
  5. Stan Hardy management career statistics at Soccerbase