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Billy Moon

Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC

one captaincy, one goal against

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 1
100% successful

1891

Captain: one
minutes as captain:
90

Timeline

  William Robert Moon
Birth Sunday, 7 June 1868 at 45 Portsdown Road, Maida Vale, Paddington, Middlesex [registered in Kensington, September 1868].
"MOON´┐ŻOn the 7th inst., at 45, Portsdown-gardens, W., the wife of W. Moon, Esq., of a son." -
Pall Mall Gazette, Wednesday, 10 June 1868.
notes: Paddington was part of the Middlesex County Registration until 1889.
Birthnotes Most history books state he was born on 27 June. Another source states 30 July 1868. The date 7 June comes from the 1939 register, as well as birth notices in the local newspapers.
Death 9 January 1943 at Hendon Cottage Hospital, Hendon Way, Hendon, Middlesex, aged 74 years 216 days [registered in Hendon, March 1943].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended Westminster School, making the XI in 1884-85, progressed to play with Old Westminsters FC, and guested for Corinthians FC between 1886 and 1901; Also represented London FA in 1887;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played first class cricket for Middlesex CCC
Height/Weight 11st 6lbs [1890]

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Captain Career

Captain number The nineteenth player to captain England.
Player number One of seven who became the 140th player (140) to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 43, 4 April 1891, England 2 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Ewood Park, Ewood, Blackburn, aged 22 years 301 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1890-91;
Team honours British Championship winners 1890-91;
Distinctions Until August 2012, he was the youngest ever England goalkeeper, a record held for 124½ years. One of only four teenagers to keep goal for the National side. With his final England appearance, his seventh in 1891, he shared with Herby Arthur the distinction of the keeper with the most appearances, until Jack Robinson beat the record in 1900.

Captain Record
Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home
British Championship
1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
 
Captain Tournament Record
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1890-91 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Captain History

 Clubs: Old Westminsters F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - one captaincy (90 min)

F.A. International Select Committee - one captaincy (90 min)x

Age 22
1 43 4 April 1891 - England 2 Scotland 1, Ewood Park, Blackburn BC HW 7th and final app gk
  

Notes

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