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Walter Alsford

Tottenham Hotspur FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 0: A 2
0% successful
1935

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Wally Alsford

Profile

Full name Walter John Alsford
Born 6 November 1911 at 11 Middlesbrough Road, Edmonton, Middlesex [registered as Walter J. in Edmonton, December 1911]
Census notes According to the 1911 census, Miriam Louisa (née May) is pregnant with her eleventh child, he will become Walter John. Four of the children have died. His father is Robert George, a general labourer. They live at 11 Middlesbrough Road in Edmonton.
Married to Ellen E. Gosling [registered in Edmonton, December 1931]
Died 3 June 1968 in Stewartby, aged 56 years 210 days [registered in Bedford, Bedfordshire, June 1968]
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 11st 11lbs [1935]

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began with Tottenham Schools and London Schools before joining Tottenham Hotspur FC on amateur forms in May 1929.  Going through his development with Cheshunt FC and Northfleet FC before becoming professional in August 1930. Played 81 league matches before he joined Nottingham Forest FC in January 1937 and made another thirty league appearances.  Retired from playing in May 1938.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 609th players (609) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
Only match No. 197, 6 April 1935, Scotland 2 England 0, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Glasgow, aged 23 years 151 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1934-35;
Team honours British Championship shared 1934-35;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring, worked as a licencee at Nottingham, Brighton and Bedford. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.11.

 

Walter Alsford - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 0 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 Alsford - 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 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Walter Alsford - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1934-35 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Walter Alsford - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 23
1 197 6 April 1935 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start lh

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