Laurie Banfield

Laurie Banfield
Personal information
Date of birth (1889-11-11)11 November 1889
Place of birth Paulton, Somerset, England
Date of death 11 September 1979(1979-09-11) (aged 89)
Place of death Paulton, Somerset, England
Playing position Left back
Youth career
Old Mills
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Paulton Rovers
1911–1925 Bristol City 259 (6)
19??–19?? Ilfracombe Town
Teams managed
19??–19?? Ilfracombe Town (player/manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Laurence Banfield (born 11 November 1889 and died 11 September 1979 in Paulton, Somerset) was an English footballer who played as a left back. He made over 250 Football League appearances in the years before and after the First World War.[1]


Laurie Banfield played locally for Old Mills and Paulton Rovers.[2] Sam Hollis signed Banfield in July 1911 from Paulton Rovers for Bristol City.[2][3]


with Bristol City


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 – 1939. Tony Brown. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.
  2. ^ a b Woods, David; Leigh Edwards (1997). Bristol City FC The First 100 years. Redcliffe Press. ISBN 1-900178-26-5.
  3. ^ Woods, David (1994). Bristol Babe The First 100 years of Bristol City FC. Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-95-X.

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