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Eddie Baily

Tottenham Hotspur FC

9 caps, 5 goals

P 9 W 4 D 4 L 1 F 21: A 13
67% successful

1950-52

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
810

Profile

Full name Edward Francis Baily
Born 6 August 1925 in Clapton, East London. [registered as Edward F. in Hackney in September 1925]
Married to Elsie D. Bowers [registered as Edward F. in Hackney in December 1947]
Died 13 October 2010, at Welwyn Garden City hospital, aged 85 years, 69 days, after a short illness.
Height/Weight 5' 7", 10st 13lbs [1953].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began as a schoolboy in Hackney, also representing Middlesex at schoolboy level.  Joined Tottenham Hotspur Juniors when he was only 14 years-old.  Played for Finchley in the mid-forties, and also played Army football (British Army on the Rhine XI).  After turning down the chance to sign for rivals Chelsea FC, Baily turned professional with Tottenham Hotspur FC in October 1947, after making his debut earlier in the January.  After ten years, in which he scored 64 league goals in 296 league appearances, Baily joined Port Vale FC in January 1956 for £8,000.  But after eight goals in 26 league appearances, he transferred to Nottingham Forest FC in October 1956 for £4,500, scored another fourteen league goals in 68 league appearances, before joining Leyton Orient FC in December 1958 for another 29 league appearances and three goals, retiring from playing in the summer of 1961.  In total, he scored 89 league goals in 419 league appearances.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1949-50; Football League Champions 1950-51;
Individual honours Football League (six appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

Coaching Career

Club(s) After retiring from playing in the summer of 1961, Baily became a coach at Leyton Orient FC.  Rejoined Tottenham Hotspur FC as assistant manager in October 1963, a position he kept until September 1974.  Became a scout for Chelsea FC in October 1974.  Became chief scout of West Ham United FC in 1976, where he remained until 1992.

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 695th players (696) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 258, 2 July 1950, Spain 1 England 0, a World Cup Finals match at Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, aged 24 years 330 days;
Last match No. 892, 4 October 1952, Ireland 2 England 2, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 27 years 59 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1950;
British Championships
1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53;
Team honours British Championships shared 1951-52, 1952-53;
Individual honours England B (three appearances, one goal).
Distinctions None

Beyond England

During his time as a Chelsea scout, he was a PE teacher at Bishop Stopford's School, Enfield.  Remained a West Ham United FC scout until his retirement in 1992. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p. 18.

 

Eddie Baily - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
14+ 9 5 9 0 0 810 5 162 min 5 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.

 

Eddie Baily - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 1 2 0 8 6 +2 0 0 2.667 2.00 66.7 +1
Away 5 3 2 0 13 6 +7 0 1 2.60 1.20 80.0 +3
Neutral 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 9 4 4 1 21 13 +8 1 1 2.333 1.444 66.7 +3

 

Eddie Baily - Match Record - By Shirt Colour
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 8 3 4 1 18 11 +7 1 1 2.25 1.375 62.5 +2
Red 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 9 4 4 1 21 13 +8 1 1 2.333 1.444 66.7 +3

 

Eddie Baily - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
World Cup 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
British Championship 4 2 2 0 11 6 +5 0 0 2.75 1.50 75.0 +2
Friendly 4 2 2 0 10 6 +4 0 1 2.50 1.50 75.0 +2
All 9 4 4 1 21 13 +8 1 1 2.333 1.444 66.7 +3

 

Eddie Baily - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1950 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
WCF All 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
British Championship Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1950-51 2 2 0 0 8 3 +5 0 0 4.00 1.50 100.0 +2
BC 1951-52 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1952-53 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC Total 4 2 2 0 11 6 +5 0 0 2.75 1.50 75.0 +2
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
BC 4 2 2 0 11 6 +5 0 0 2.75 1.50 75.0 +2
All 5 2 2 1 11 7 +4 1 0 2.20 1.40  60.0 +1

 

Eddie Baily - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 9 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 9 full capsx

Age 24
1 b 18 January 1950 - England B 5 Switzerland B 0, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HW Start 10
2 b 11 May 1950 - Italy B 5 England B 0, Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milano Tour AL Start 10
- 254 14 May 1950 - Portugal 3 England 5, Estádio Nacional, Jamor, Lisboa AW squad member
3 b 17 May 1950 - Netherlands 3 England B 0, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam AL Start 10
- 255 18 May 1950 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles AW squad member
- b 21 May 1950 - Luxembourg 1 England B 2, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzeburg AW
- 256 25 June 1950 - England 2 Chile 0, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil WCF NW squad member
- 257 29 June 1950 - USA 1 England 0, Estádio Raimundo Sampaio, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil NL
1 258 2 July 1950 - Spain 1 England 0, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil NL Start 10
Age 25
2 259 7 October 1950 - Ireland 1 England 4, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Start
43, 86
10
3 260 15 November 1950 - England 4 Wales 2, Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland HW Start
31, 40
10
4 261 22 November 1950 - England 2 Yugoslavia 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HD Start 10
Age 26
5 266 20 October 1951 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 6 10
6 268 28 November 1951 - England 2 Austria 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 10
- 270 18 May 1952 - Italy 1 England 1, Stadio Comunale di Firenze, Firenze Fr AD squad member/reserve
7 271 25 May 1952 - Austria 2 England 3, Praterstadion, Wien Fr AW Start 10
8 272 28 May 1952 - Switzerland 0 England 3, Hardturm Sportplatz, Zürich Fr AW Start 10
Age 27
9 273 4 October 1952 - Ireland 2 England 2, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD Start 10

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