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Mal Barrass

Bolton Wanderers FC

3 caps, 0 goals

P 3 W 1 D 2 L 0 F 5: A 3
67% successful

1951-53

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Malcolm Williamson Barrass
Born 13 December 1924 in Blackpool [registered in Fylde, Lancashire, March 1924].
Married to Joyce Whitmore, at Tyldesley Methodist Church, 7 June 1947 [registered in Leigh, Lancashire, June 1947]. Two children, Lynne (1950) and Robert (1952).
Height/Weight 5' 10¾", 12st. 7lbs [1951].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing football with his works team, Ford Motors FC of Manchester. From where he joined Bolton Wanderers FC in early 1944. He remained at Burnden Park , making 291 league appearances, scoring 25 goals, until he moved to Sheffield United FC in September 1956 for £5000, where he made just eighteen league appearances. Joined Wigan Athletic FC, of the Lancashire Combination, as player-manager from 1 August 1958 until his resignation on 1 January 1959, he had made twenty league appearances, scoring five goals. Spent the 1959-60 season with Nuneaton Borough FC, and finally appearing with Pwllheli FC in 1961.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1952-53;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions Son of Matt Barrass (The Wednesday FC and Manchester City FC)

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 708th players (708) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 266, 20 October 1951, Wales 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 26 years 311 days.
Last match No. 276, 18 April 1953, England 2 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 28 years 126 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1951-52, 1952-53
Team honours British Championships shared 1951-52, 1952-53
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After he finished playing, Barrass was a coach for Hyde United FC from the 1962 close season. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.25/26.

 

Mal Barrass - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 3 3 0 0 270 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.

 

Mal Barrass - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 1 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - White - British Championship 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 0 1 1.667 1.00 66.7 +1

 

Mal Barrass - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1951-52 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
BC 1952-53 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC All 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 0 1 1.667 1.00 66.7 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 0 1 1.667 1.00 66.7 +1
All 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 0 1 1.667 1.00 66.7 +1

 

Mal Barrass - Match History
 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 26
1 266 20 October 1951 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AD Start 5
2 267 14 November 1951 - England 2 Ireland 0, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham HW Start 5
Age 28
3 276 18 April 1953 - England 2 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HD Start 5

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