British winger who starred for the British nationwide team from 1934 to 1957 and spent his club career with Stoke Town and Blackpool. He was called FWA Footballer of the entire year in 1948 and 1963 and Western Foootballer of the entire year in 1956. He began as an workplace young man for Stoke Town with a income of 1 pound weekly, before becoming a member of the group. He became the very first soccer player to get a knighthood in 1965. He went a hotel along with his wife when he was as well injured to try out soccer. He and Bobby Charlton both starred within the English national group.
|1||He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1957 Queen's Honours List and awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1965 Queen's New Years Honours list for his services to Association Football. He is regarded as the first footballer to be knighted but it was really John Charles Clegg in 1927 who was the first man to be knighted for football.|
|2||Professional footballer whose father was the professional featherweight boxer Jack Matthews, and whose son, Stanley Jr. was a three times British junior tennis champion.|
|Surprise Surprise!||1996||TV Series||Himself|
|Kicking & Screaming||1995||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Maestro||1987||TV Series||Herself - Interviewee|
|British Sporting Personalities||1959||Short||Himself|
|This Is Your Life||1956||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Magic Feet||1953||Documentary short||Himself|
|Match of the Seventies||1996||TV Series||Himself|
|World in Action||1963||TV Series documentary||Himself|
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