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Jack Bamber

Liverpool FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1921

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Bamber
Born 11 April 1895 in Peasley Cross, St. Helens, Lancashire [registered in Prescot, June 1895].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, John was the second youngest of five children to Robert and Mary. They lived at 97 Napier Street in St Helens. His father was a grinder at the glassworks.

According to the 1911 census, The Bamber family remained in St Helens, living at 42 Eldon Street. Their mother had died, and John was one of the five children at home. John was a labourer at the glassworks. The census return reveals that their were nine children in total, three of them had died.

Died Summer 1971, aged 76 years x days [registered in St Helens, September 1971].
Death notes The death date stated in the Tranmere Rovers FC Who's Who of 26 May 1973 is incorrect. That John Bamber was born in 1890.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st 0lbs [1925].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with St Helen's Recreation FC and Heywood FC. He signed with Liverpool FC in December 1915. After apparently not recovering well from appendicitis, Bamber was transferred to Leicester City FC in February 1924. On 25 July 1927, after City refused to re-sign him, he signed for Tranmere Rovers FC, and then Prescot Cables FC in August 1930.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1924-25;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 402nd player (405) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 124, 14 March 1921, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Cardiff, aged 25 years 337 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1920-21;
Team honours None
Individual honours Part of the FA Tour of South Africa 1920;
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.21.

 

Jack Bamber - 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.

 

Jack Bamber - 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

 

Jack Bamber - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1920-21 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 Competition
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

 

Jack Bamber - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 25
1 124 14 March 1921 - Wales 0 England 0, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start rh

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