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England Players' Club Affiliations
Wednesday/
The Wednesday/
Sheffield Wednesday

Sheffield Wednesday FC Profile

Club name Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, since June 1929
Previous names Wednesday Cricket & Football Club 1867-99; The Wednesday FC 1899-1929;
Ground(s) Hillsborough since 1899, previously called Owlerton until 1912; previously occupied Olive Grove 1887-99.

Founded

Wednesday, 4 September 1867; turned professional April 1887.
Colours Blue and white striped shirts, black shorts, blue stockings.
Domestic honours Football League Champions 1902-03, 1903-04, 1928-29, 1929-30; Division Two winners 1899-1900, 1925-26, 1951-52, 1955-56, 1958-59;
FA Cup winners 1895-96, 1906-07, 1934-35, runners-up 1889-90, 1965-66, 1992-93;
Football League Cup (Rumbelows) winners 1990-91, (Coca-Cola) runners-up 1992-93;
FA Charity Shield winners 1935, runners-up 1930;
European honours None
International honours None
Most capped player Nigel Worthington, 50 (66), Northern Ireland.


'Consilio et Animis'
By Wisdom and Courage.

Chronologically

Most Capped
Player
No.
England Players Years Starts Subs Apps Capt Goals
786 Springett, Ronald Deryk George 1959-66 33 0 33 0 0
529 Blenkinsop, Ernest 1928-33 26 0 26 4 0
549 Strange, Alfred Henry 1930-33 20 0 20 3 0
791 Swan, Peter 1960-62 19 0 19 0 0
993 Woods, Christopher Charles Eric 1991-93 19 0 19 0 0
1041 Palmer, Carlton Lloyd 1992-93 14 4 18 0 1
406 Wilson, George 1921-24 12 0 12 7 0
219 Crawshaw, Thomas Henry 1895-1904 10 0 10 0 1
209 Spiksley, Frederick 1893-98 7 0 7 0 5
440 Kean, Frederick William 1923-27 7 0 7 1 0
512 Brown, John Henry 1927-29 6 0 6 0 0
711 Sewell, John 1951-54 6 0 6 0 3
358 Brittleton, John Thomas 1912-14 5 0 5 0 0
626 Catlin, Arthur Edward 1936-37 5 0 5 0 0
721 Quixall, Albert 1953-55 5 0 5 0 0
47 Mosforth, William H. 1877-82 4 0 4 0 1
552 Rimmer, Ellis James 1930-31 4 0 4 0 2
556 Burgess, Harry 1930-31 4 0 4 0 4
638 Robinson, John 1937-38 4 0 4 0 3
718 Froggatt, Redfern 1952-53 4 0 4 0 2
281 Davis, Henry 1903 3 0 3 0 1
292 Ruddlesdin, Herod 1904-05 3 0 3 0 0
548 Marsden, William 1929-30 3 0 3 0 0
596 Burrows, Horace 1934-35 3 0 3 0 0
1027 Hirst, David Eric 1991-92 2 1 3 0 1
1079 Hinchcliffe, Andrew George 1998 3 0 3 0 0
328 Stewart, James 1907 2 0 2 0 1
553 Leach, Thomas 1930 2 0 2 0 0
7 Clegg, John Charles 1872 1 0 1 0 0
17 Clegg, William Edwin 1873 1 0 1 0 0
137 Brayshaw, Edward 1887 1 0 1 0 0
154 Betts, William 1889 1 0 1 0 0
335 Bradshaw, Francis 1908 1 0 1 0 3
426 Davison, John Edward 1922 1 0 1 0 0
492 Felton, William 1925 1 0 1 0 0
532 Stephenson, George Ternent 1931 1 0 1 0 0
578 Starling, Ronald William 1933 1 0 1 0 0
798 Fantham, John 1961 1 0 1 0 0
831 Young, Gerald Morton 1964 1 0 1 0 0
1008 Sterland, Melvyn 1988 1 0 1 0 0
1005 Walker, Desmond Sinclair 1993 1 0 1 0 0
41 Total 1872-1998 248 5 253 15 28

Notes

Wednesday have fielded four players at once for England on two occasions.  Ernie Blenkinsop, Tony Leach, Alf Strange and Harry Burgess all started against Ireland, October 1930.  George Stephenson replaced Leach in the line-up for the game against France, May 1931.

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CG