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England Captains - Bob Crompton

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Bob Crompton Profile

Full name Robert Crompton
Popular name Bob Crompton
Born  26 September 1879 in Blackburn, Lancashire.
Died 16 March 1941

Club Career while Captain

Club(s) Blackburn Rovers FC.
Distinctions -

England Career as Captain

Captain number 32nd player to captain England.
Player number 271st player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 78, 2 March 1903, England 2 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Fratton Park, Portsmouth; aged 23 years 158 days.
Last match No. 119, 4 April 1914, Scotland 3 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow; aged 34 years 190 days.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours 41 full caps for England.
Distinctions

The first England Captain to score an own goal, against Scotland 6 April 1907.

 

Bob Crompton - Captain's Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 11 6 3 2 16 13 +3 1 3 1.455 1.182 68.2 +4
Away 11 6 2 3 20 12 +8 1 4 1.818 1.091 63.6 +3
All 22 12 5 5 36 25 +11 2 7 1.440 1.136 65.9 +7

 

Bob Crompton - Captain's Record  - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 22 12 5 5 36 25 +11 2 7 1.440 1.136 65.9 +7
All 22 12 5 5 36 25 +11 2 7 1.440 1.136 65.9 +7

 

Bob Crompton - Captain's Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1902-03 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 0 1.500 1.500 50.0 =0
BC 1903-04 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 0 1 2.000 1.000 66.7 +2
BC 1906-07 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.000 0.667 66.7 +1
BC 1908-09 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.000 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1909-10 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1 1 1 0.500 1.000 50.0 =0
BC 1910-11 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.500 1.000 75.0 +1
BC 1911-12 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 0 1 3.000 0.667 83.3 +2
BC 1912-13 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 0 1 2.000 1.667 66.7 +1
BC 1913-14 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3 1 1 1.000 2.000 33.3 -1
BC All 22 12 5 5 36 25 +11 2 7 1.440 1.136 65.9 +7
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 22 12 5 5 36 25 +11 2 7 1.440 1.136 65.9 +7
All 22 12 5 5 36 25 +11 2 7 1.440 1.136 65.9 +7

 

Bob Crompton - Captain History
Club:  Blackburn Rovers FC - 22 captaincies
Selector: F.A. International Select Committee  - 22 captaincies
Cap No. Opponent Date Venue Type F A Res. Details Shirt
1 78 Wales 02-Mar-1903 Fratton Park, Portsmouth BC 2 1 HW Start
4th app
RB
2 79 Scotland 04-Apr-1903 Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC 1 2 HL Start
5th app
RB
3 80 Wales 29-Feb-1904 Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham BC 2 2 AD Start
6th app
RB
4 81 Ireland 12-Mar-1904 Cliftonville Gardens, Cliftonville, Belfast BC 3 1 AW Start
7th app
RB
5 82 Scotland 09-Apr-1904 Parkhead, Glasgow BC 1 0 AW Start
8th app
RB
6 89 Ireland 16-Feb-1907 Goodison Park, Liverpool BC 1 0 HW Start
12th app
RB
7 90 Wales 18-Mar-1907 Craven Cottage, Fulham, London BC 1 1 HD Start
13th app
RB
8 91 Scotland 06-Apr-1907 St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne BC 1 1 HD Start
14th app - 1 og
RB
9 101 Scotland 03-Apr-1909 The Crystal Palace, Sydenham Hill, London BC 2 0 HW Start
24th app
RB
10 106 Wales 14-Mar-1910 Arms Park, Cardiff BC 1 0 AW Start
28th app
RB
11 107 Scotland 02-Apr-1910 Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC 0 2 AL Start
29th app
RB
12 108 Ireland 11-Feb-1911 Baseball Ground, Derby BC 2 1 HW Start
30th app
RB
13 110 Scotland 04-Apr-1911 Goodison Park, Liverpool BC 1 1 HD Start
32nd app
RB
14 111 Ireland 10-Feb-1912 Dalymount Park, Dublin BC 6 1 AW Start
33rd app
RB
15 112 Wales 11-Mar-1912 Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham BC 2 0 AW Start
34th app
RB
16 113 Scotland 23-Mar-1912 Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC 1 1 AD Start
35th app
RB
17 114 Ireland 15-Feb-1913 Windsor Park, Belfast BC 1 2 AL Start
36th app
RB
18 115 Wales 17-Mar-1913 Ashton Gate, Bristol BC 4 3 HW Start
37th app
RB
19 116 Scotland 05-Apr-1913 Stamford Bridge, Chelsea, London BC 1 0 HW Start
38th app
RB
20 117 Ireland 14-Feb-1914 Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC 0 3 HL Start
39th app
RB
21 118 Wales 16-Mar-1914 Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC 2 0 AW Start
40th app
RB
22 119 Scotland 04-Apr-1914 Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC 1 3 AL Start
41st app
RB

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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