James Brock

James Brock played for Woolwich Arsenal in their early years as a Football League club.

The outside right had a healthy scoring record for the Club, scoring 23 goals in 63 starts after joining from East Stirlingshire in May 1896.


Name James Brock
Arsenal Career 1896 - 1898
Position: Striker
Appearances 63 (63 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 23

Brock made his debut against Manchester City in September that year but did not score until his fourth match in a 2-0 win over Loughborough.

He netted another nine times in 25 appearances the following season as Woolwich Arsenal finished third in Division Two.

But despite being a regular for two seasons, Brock was sold to Cowes for £30 in November 1898.