Stan Charlton
Stan Charlton

Stan Charlton

Ex-England Amateur international right back Stan Charlton missed just two games for Arsenal in 1956/57.

The son of the former Exeter City full back of the same name, he starred for Bromley prior to joining Leyton Orient in July 1952.


Name Stan Charlton
Arsenal Career 1955 - 1958
Position: Defender
Appearances 110 (110 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 3

He was twice ever-present for the O's before moving to Highbury with Vic Groves in a joint £30,000 deal in October 1955.

Making 99 First Division appearances for Arsenal, he rejoined Orient in December 1958 and skippered them to the top flight in 1961/62.

He became Weymouth's player-manager in May 1965, then a district manager for a major pools company and Weymouth's secretary.

(With thanks to Leigh Edwards)