Mexborough, Yorkshire born left back Charlie Bisby began his football career with Denaby United in 1922 and joined Second Division Notts County in the summer of 1926 immediately after their relegation from the top flight, making his Football League debut at Reading in October the same year. He soon established himself as Notts’ first choice left back and was an ever present in 1927-28, staying with the club despite their relegation in 1930, and winning the Third Division (North) with them at the first time of asking to return to the Second Division in 1931. He remained at Meadow Lane for one more season before joining Coventry City in the 1932 close season after a single goal, in a 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in April 1929, in 215 appearances for The Magpies.
He was a member of the Coventry teams that finished runners up in the Third Division (South) in 1933-34 and in 3rd place in 1934-35 before winning the League’s Championship in 1935-36, but before the season had concluded, Bisby having made 17 appearances during the campaign, he joined Mansfield Town in December 1935 after 113 appearances for The Sky Blues. He remained at Field Mill until the season end, making 9 appearances for The Stags, before joining non league Peterborough & Fletton United in the 1936 close season, where he played until his retirement.