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George Armitage

Charlton Athletic FC

1 cap, 0 goals

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

1925

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name George Henry Armitage
Born 17 January 1898 in Stoke Newington, London [registered in Edmonton, March 1898]

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, a young 'Geo' is the youngest of five children to Robert and Ellen (née Pinnuck). They live at 70 Shakespeare Road in Stoke Newington. His father is a milk carrier.

According to the 1911 census, George is still attending school.  He now only lives with his mother, after his father died at sometime, at 4 Oldfield Road, Stoke Newington.
According to Ancestry, he lived at 9 Linkfield Road in Isleworth from 1914 as a railway audit clerk. Living at 88 The Drive, in Beckenham at the time of his death.

Married to Elsie Joyce Atkins [registered in Lambeth, September 1926]
Died 28 August 1936 at Southern Railway, near Barming Station, Malling, aged 38 years 225 days [registered in Malling, Kent, September 1936]. Left effects worth £1317 2s. 5d. to his widow, Emily Joyce.
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 11st. 9lbs. [1925]

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing in the Hackney Schools in 1912/13.  Played with St Savior's FC in Chelsea, and then Wimbledon FC. Joined Charlton Athletic FC in March 1924 until March 1931 and made 165 league appearances.  Played with Leyton FC from January 1931. Also represented Surrey FA and London FA.
Club honours Football League Division Three South winners 1928-29;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 495th players (496) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
Only match No. 147, 24 October 1925, Northern Ireland 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 27 years 280 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1925-26;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Amateurs (five appearances).  Part of the FA tour of South Africa in 1929.
Distinctions Capped by England whilst a Third Division player.

Beyond England

Joined the Territorial army, aged sixteen, before joining the Durham Light Infantry in 1917 and the Labour Corps in 1918. Discharged from the army on 21 April 1919 because he was suffering with Tuberculosis. Became a Railway Audit Clerk. - Ancestry.com

 

George Armitage - 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.

 

George Armitage - 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

 

George Armitage - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1925-26 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 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

 

George Armitage - Match History
 Club: Charlton Athletic F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 27
1 147 24 October 1925 - Northern Ireland 0 England 0, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD Start ch

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