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England Players' Club Affiliations
Small Heath/Birmingham/
Birmingham City

Birmingham City FC Profile

Club name Birmingham City Football Club
Previous names Small Heath 1888-1905; Birmingham 1905-45;
Ground(s) St. Andrews since 1906; previously played Muntz Street, Small Heath 1877-1906;

Founded

1875 as Small Heath Alliance; turned professional 1885;
Colours Blue shirts, white shorts, blue stockings
Domestic honours Football League Division Two winners 1892-93, 1920-21, 1947-48, 1954-55, 1994-95;
FA Cup runners-up 1930-31, 1955-56;
Football League Cup winners 1962-63, (Worthington) runners-up 2000-01;
Associate Members (Leyland Daf) winners 1990-91, (Auto-Windscreen) winners 1994-95;
European honours European Fairs Cup runners-up 1958-60, 1960-61;
International honours None
Most capped player Malcolm Page, 28 , Wales

Chronologically

Most Capped
Player
No.
England Players Years Starts Subs Apps Capt Goals
547 Hibbs, Henry Edward 1929-36 25 0 25 0 0
710 Merrick, Gilbert Harold 1951-54 23 0 23 0 0
749 Hall, Jeffrey James 1955-57 17 0 17 0 0
463 Bradford, Joseph 1923-30 12 0 12 0 7
926 Francis, Trevor John 1977-78 10 2 12 0 2
417 Barton, Percival Harry 1921-24 7 0 7 0 0
1126 Upson, Matthew James 2003-04 4 3 7 0 0
334 Corbett, Walter Samuel 1908 3 0 3 0 0
574 Stoker, Lewis 1932-34 3 0 3 0 0
589 Grosvenor, Arthur Thomas 1933 3 0 3 0 2
1094 Heskey, Emile William Ivanhoe 2004 0 3 3 0 0
756 Astall, Gordon 1956 2 0 2 0 1
782 Smith, Trevor 1959 2 0 2 0 0
807 Hellawell, Michael Stephen 1962 2 0 2 0 0
199 Charsley, Charles Christopher 1893 1 0 1 0 0
524 Tremelling, Richard Daniel 1927 1 0 1 0 0
16 Total 1893-2004 115 8 123 0 12

Notes

Two Birmingham players started for England on four occasions.  Goalkeeper Harry Hibbs and Joe Bradford started against Scotland, 5 April 1930, against Germany, 10 May 1930, against Austria, 14 May 1930 and against Wales, 22 November 1930.

Lewis Stoker then partnered Harry Hibbs in the starting line-up against Wales, 16 November 1932.

Tom Grosvenor replaced Stoker on three occasions, as he and Hibbs started against Ireland, 14 October 1933, against Wales, 15 November 1933 and against France, 6 December 1934.

Two City players started twice for England.  Gordon Astall and Jeff Hall started against Finland, 20 May 1956 and against West Germany, 26 May 1956.

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CG