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George Ashmore

West Bromwich Albion FC

1 appearance, 3 goals against
0 clean sheets

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 5: A 3
100% successful
1926

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile
Full name George Samuel Austin Ashmore
Born 5 May 1898 in Plymouth, Devonshire [registered as George Samuel A. in Plymouth, June 1898].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, a two year-old George was living/visiting his Grandad with his mother, Edith.  His Grandad, George Ryder, is a retired policeman, living at 140 Grenville Road in Plymouth,

According to the 1911 census, reunited with his entire family in his fathers hometown of Birmingham. George is now the eldest of four children (all born in Plymouth) to Samuel Austin and Edith Evelyn (née Ryder), His father is a Naval Pensioner Switchboard Assistant. They live at 24 Herbert Road, Handsworth, Birmingham.

Died 19 May 1973 in Handsworth, Birmingham, aged 75 years, 14 days. [registered as George Samuel A. in Birmingham, June 1873].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 1lb [1927]

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in South Devon. Played with Nineveh Wesley FC of the Handsworth League, before joining West Bromwich Albion FC in November 1919.  Played 245 league matches before moving to Chesterfield FC on 2 October 1931 and completing another 71 league appearances, retiring in the 1933 close season.
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 six who became 504th players (504) to appear for England. 55th goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 150, 24 May 1926, Belgium 3 England 5, an end-of-season friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen, aged 28 years 19 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

no information, although according to Tony Matthews, worked for the Midlands Electricity Board after he retired from playing. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.14./The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Tony Matthews (2005)

 

George Ashmore - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av.
Capt. Disc.
2 1 0 90 3 30 0 0 0 min 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.

 

George Ashmore - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 5 3 +2 0 0 5.00 3.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 3 +2 0 0 5.00 3.00 100.0 +1

 

George Ashmore - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 28
1 150 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen tour AW Start gk
- 151 27 May 1926 - France vs. England, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris - match postponed App squad member

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