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Walter Abbott

Everton FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 0 F 0: A 0
50% successful

1902-03

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Walter Abbott
Born 7 December 1877 in Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Birmingham, March 1878].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Walter lived at 10 Macdonald Street, Birmingham, as the youngest son to Mary Anne Abbott (née Wheelwright). His father, George, had died in 1881, before this census was returned.

According to the 1891 census, Walter lived at 225 Farm Street, Birmingham, as the youngest son to Mary Abbott. Now trading as a Cabinet Maker.

According to the 1901 census, Walter lived at 17 Dyson Street, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, now married to Maud Ellen Roberts, and a son also called Walter.

According to the 1911 census, Walter had just ended his football career and earning his trade as a publican back in his home town, his pub, The Queens Arms in Heath Street, Birmingham was were he lived with his wife and sons, Walter and Alfred, and daughter, Doris.

Married to Maud Ellen Roberts [registered in Birmingham, September 1898]
Died 1 February 1941 in Birmingham, aged 63 years 57 days [registered in Birmingham, March 1941]
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 12st. 9lbs. [1903]

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.co.uk

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career at Rosewood Victoria before joining Small Heath FC in 1896. He scored 57 goals in 77 league appearances before joining Everton FC in June 1899, another 32 goals followed in 257 league appearances, and onto Burnley FC in June 1908 close season, making 57 league appearances, scoring fifteen goals.  Rejoined the renamed Birmingham FC in the 1909-10 close season, making a solitary league appearance.  Abbott retired through injury in the 1910-11 season.
Club honours Football League runners-up 1901-02, 1904-05; FA Cup winners 1905-06, runners-up 1906-07;
Individual honours Football League (four appearances);
Distinctions Second Division Top Scorer 1898-99 (33);

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 270th player (272) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half.
Only match No. 74, 3 March 1902, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 24 years 86 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1901-02;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Abbott was later employed in the Birmingham Motor Industry. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.8.

 

Walter Abbott - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Walter Abbott - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Walter Abbott - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1901-02 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC Total 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Walter Abbott - Match History
 Club: Everton F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 24
1 74 3 March 1902 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AD Start ch
Age 25
- 78 2 March 1903 - England 2 Wales 1, Fratton Park, Frogmore Road, Portsmouth BC HW reserve

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