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England Captains - Bob Holmes

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Bob Holmes Profile

Full name Robert Holmes
Popular name Bob Holmes
Born  23 June 1867 in Preston, Lancashire.
Died 17 November 1955

Club Career while Captain

Club(s) Preston North End FC
Distinctions -

England Career as Captain

Captain number 22nd player to captain England.
Player number 148th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Full-back, half-back.
First match No. 48, 13 March 1893, England 6 Wales 0, a British Championship match at Victoria Park, Stoke-on-Trent; aged 25 years 264 days.
Last match No. 53, 9 March 1895, England 9 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Derbyshire County Cricket Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby; aged 27 years 259 days.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours 7 full caps for England
Distinctions

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Bob Holmes - Captain's Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 15 0 +15 0 2 7.500 0.00 100.0 +2
Away 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.000 2.000 50.0 =0
All 3 2 1 0 17 2 +15 0 2 5.667 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Bob Holmes - Captain's Record  - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 3 2 1 0 17 2 +15 0 2 5.667 0.667 83.3 +2
All 3 2 1 0 17 2 +15 0 2 5.667 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Bob Holmes - Captain's Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 0 +6 0 1 6.000 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1893-94 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.000 2.000 50.0 =0
BC 1894-95 1 1 0 0 9 0 +9 0 1 9.000 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 2 1 0 17 2 +15 0 2 5.667 0.667 83.3 +2
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 1 0 17 2 +15 0 2 5.667 0.667 83.3 +2
All 3 2 1 0 17 2 +15 0 2 5.667 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Bob Holmes - Captain History
Club:  Preston North End FC - 3 captaincies
Selector: F.A. International Select Committee  - 3 captaincies
Cap No. Opponent Date Venue Type F A Res. Details Shirt
1 48 Wales 13-Mar-1893 Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent BC 6 0 HW Start
4th app
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2 50 Ireland 03-Mar-1894 Cliftonville Gardens, Cliftonville, Belfast BC 2 2 AD Start
6th app
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3 53 Ireland 09-Mar-1895 Derbyshire County Cricket Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby BC 9 0 HW Start
7th app
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Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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