Joan Whalley (footballer)

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Joan Whalley
Personal information
Full name Joan Whalley
Date of birth 1921
Place of birth Preston, England
Date of death 10 January 1998(1998-01-10) (aged 76–77)
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–? Dick, Kerr's Ladies
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Joan Whalley (1921[1] – 10 January 1998[2]) was a female footballer who played for Dick, Kerr's Ladies F.C., making her debut for them aged just 15 in May 1937.[2]

In 2007, she was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.[1]


  1. ^ a b Robert Galvin. "Joan Whalley". National Football Museum. Archived from the original on 20 May 2008. Retrieved 3 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Dick, Kerr Ladies FC 1917-1965: Post-war players". Retrieved 29 July 2010.