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Johnny Arnold

Fulham FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 1: A 2
0% successful
1933

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Arnold
Born 30 November 1907 in Cowley, Oxfordshire [registered in Headington, March 1908]

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, a very young John lived with his older brother and parents, Frederick (a professional cricketer) and Florence at Temple Road, Cowley in Oxford.

According to the 1939 register, John, a labourer at the tobacco factory, is married to Gladys, and they live at 12 Merton Road in Southampton.
Married to Gladys E. Collins (b.25 March 1916), at Woolston Church, Southampton, on 26 February 1939 [registered in Southampton, March 1939]. After their wedding, they walked out underneath an archway of cricket bats and football boots.
Died 3 April 1984 in Southampton, aged 76 years, 126 days. [registered in Southampton, April 1984]
Height/Weight 5' 7", 11st. [1935]

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy and junior football in Oxford before joining Oxford City FC in the Isthmian Senior League. He needed to move to Hampshire to qualify for their cricket side, so he signed with Southampton FC in September 1928 and after 106 league appearances and 46 goals, he joined Fulham FC on 16 February 1933, alongside their acting club captain and full-back, Michael Keeping. Arnold made another 213 league appearances in which he scored 57 goals. Retired during WW2.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also played first-class cricket with Hampshire.
His wife, Gladys, is the neice of Ernie Hart. Making Ernie his uncle-in-law.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became 578th players (581) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 185, 1 April 1933, Scotland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 25 years 122 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1932-33;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also played first-class cricket and one test with England (against New Zealand, 1931, scored 34), and became an umpire.

England Tragedy

"Married at Southampton on February 26, John Arnold, Fulham outside-left, and Hampshire County cricketer, went on a motoring tour. On March 4 he was caught doing 40 to 45 miles an hour in a built-up area, and at Eastleigh (Hants), where he was summoned to-day, he was fined 2. Arnold, who appeared in court with his wife, said that his speedometer must have been out of order." - Monday, 27 May 1939, The Evening News

Beyond England

Moved to Southampton in order to obtain a residential qualification to play for Hampshire CCC, he had previously played Minor Counties cricket for Oxfordshire. Assisted Hampshire between 1929-50, retiring on health grounds.  Stood as a first-class umpire from 1961. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.13.

 

Johnny Arnold - 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.

 

Johnny Arnold - 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 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Johnny Arnold - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1932-33 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1


Johnny Arnold
- Match History
 
 Club: Fulham F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 25
1 185 1 April 1933 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start ol
   

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