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Horace Bailey

Leicester Fosse FC

5 caps, 3 goals against
two clean sheets, one penalty conceded

P 5 W 5 D 0 L 0 F 35: A 3
100% successful

1908

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Horace Peter Bailey
Born 3 July 1881 at 33 London Road, Litchurch, Derby, Derbyshire [registered in Derby, September 1881].
Attended St. James' Church Boys School, Derby

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Sarah is pregnant with the child who will become Horace. Her husband, Peter, is an Iron and Brass Moulder, and they live at 33 London Road in Litchurch, with their eldest sibling, Lilly.

According to the 1891 census, Horace P. is the second oldest of four children to his parents. They live at 36 Dairy House Road in Litchurch. His father wis a Foreman at the Iron Moulders.

According to the 1901 census, Horace was now a Railway Clerk, and now one of five children. No other changes to the ten years previous.

According to the 1911 census, as with the previous census record, Horace P. is still a Railway Clerk and still living at 36 Dairy House Road.  Although he is just one of the four children remaining in the family home.
His WW1 Army Records state that Horace was living at 32 Portland Street at the time of his enlistment.

Married to Minnie Dorothy Smith, at Hazelwood Parish Church [registered in Belper, September 1913].
Died 1 August 1960 at 3 Common Road, Langford, Bedfordshire, aged 79 years 28 days [registered in Biggleswade, September 1960]. Left £1934 to his wife.
Height/Weight 5' 8¼" [WW1 army records].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990],  FindMyPast.com & Derby Mercury [1896].

Club Career

Club(s) He was a goalkeeper who began his career in 1899 with Derby County FC reserves and subsequently played for Crich FC, Ripley Athletic FC, Leicester Imperial FC and Leicester Fosse FC, he played in 68 league matches before rejoining Derby County FC in April 1909, when he played his only three League games for them.  He finished his career with spells at Stoke FC and Birmingham FC in February 1911. Although a good 'keeper', a number of disasters befell him, not least when he was on the wrong end of a 12-0 defeat by Nottingham Forest FC when in goal for Fosse.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also played lawn tennis for Derbyshire.

Source

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

England Career

Player number 333rd player to appear for England. 38th goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 93, 16 March 1908, Wales 1 England 7, a British Championship match at Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Cardiff, aged 26 years 257 days.
Last match No. 98, 13 June 1908, Bohemia 0 England 8, a European tour match at Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha, aged 26 years 346 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1907-08;
Team honours British Championships shared 1907-08;
Individual honours England Amateur (eight appearances). Great Britain 1908 Olympic Football (Gold medal), Great Britain 1912 Olympic Football (reserve, Gold medal).
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He worked as a rating official with the Midland Railway. During the First World War, he enlisted with the Royal Engineers 109th Railway Company, reaching the rank of corporal, and was posted to Italy. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.18.

 

Horace Bailey - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
5 5 1 450 3 150 1 2 40% 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.

 

Horace Bailey - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 5 5 0 0 35 3 +32 0 2 7.00 0.60 100.0 +5
All 5 5 0 0 35 3 +32 0 2 7.00 0.60 100.0 +5

 

Horace Bailey - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 7 1 +6 0 0 7.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 4 4 0 0 28 2 +26 0 2 7.00 0.50 100.0 +4
All 5 5 0 0 35 3 +32 0 2 7.00 0.60 100.0 +5

 

Horace Bailey - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1907-08 1 1 0 0 7 1 +6 0 0 7.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 7 1 +6 0 0 7.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 7 1 +6 0 0 7.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 7 1 +6 0 0 7.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Horace Bailey - Match History
 Club: Leicester Fosse F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 26
1 93 16 March 1908 - Wales 1 England 7, Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Cardiff, BC AW Start gk
2 95 6 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 6, Cricketer Platz, Leopoldstadt, Wien tour AW Start gk
3 96 8 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 11, Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien AW Start gk
4 97 10 June 1908 - Hungary 0 England 7, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Budapest AW Start gk
5 98 13 June 1908 - Bohemia 0 England 4, Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha AW Start gk

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