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Sid Bishop

Leicester City FC

4 appearances, 1 goals

P 4 W 4 D 0 L 0 F 22: A 4
100% successful

1927-28

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Sidney Macdonald Bishop
name notes Often found in the record books under Syd Bishop.... but he was born a Sidney, married as a Sidney, and died as a Sidney. Only his 1901 census, written out by a government official, named him 'Sydney'.
Born 10 February 1900 in Stepney, London [registered in Mile End Old Town, March 1900].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Sydney Mc. the youngest of five children to Edmund and Scotswoman Marie. They live at 135 Landsown Road in Ilford, and his father is an Engineer Fitter at the Royal Mint. With two servants.

According to the 1911 census, Sidney Macdonald now has two younger brothers, Roy and Dennis, with their parents, living at 65 Henley Road, Ilford. His father still a Engineer Fitter.

Married to Minnie R. Brockhouse [registered in Romford, Essex, June 1924].
Died 4 May 1949 at his home in South Kensington, aged 49 years 83 days [registered in Chelsea, June 1949].
Height/Weight 5' 11½", 11st. 8lbs [1927].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played his early football as a centre-forward with London schools and also with the RAF druring his war years. He played local football with Ilford FC, before being signed by Crystal Palace FC and assisting the reserve side, wher ehe moved to a more permanant half-back position. He moved on to West Ham United FC in May 1920. Leicester City FC broke their transfer record for a fee paid when they paid £3500 for Bishop in November 1926. He made 49 league appearances, scoring seven times. Joined Chelsea FC in June 1928 for a £4500 transfer fee and after making 103 league appearances, he retired in May 1933.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1922-23;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became 517th players (518) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 153, 2 April 1927, Scotland 1 England 2, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 27 years 53 days.
Last match No. 156, 26 May 1927, France 0 England 6, an end-of-season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 27 years 107 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1926-27;
Team honours British Championships shared 1926-27;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.35.

 

Sid Bishop - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
6 4 1 360 1 360 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.

 

Sid Bishop - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 4 4 0 0 22 4 +18 0 1 5.50 1.00 100.0 +4
All 4 4 0 0 22 4 +18 0 1 5.50 1.00 100.0 +4

 

Sid Bishop - 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 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 3 3 0 0 20 3 +17 0 1 6.667 1.00 100.0 +3
All 4 4 0 0 22 4 +18 0 1 5.50 1.00 100.0 +4

 

Sid Bishop - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1926-27 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Sid Bishop - Match History
 Club: Leicester City F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full capsx

Age 27
1 153 2 April 1927 - Scotland 1 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start lh
2 154 11 May 1927 - Belgium 1 England 9, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles Tour AW Start lh
3 155 21 May 1927 - Luxembourg 2 England 5, Stade de la Frontière, Esch-sur-Alzette AW Start lh
4 156 26 May 1927 - France 0 England 6, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW Start lh
Age 28
- 159 31 March 1928 - England 1 Scotland 5, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL withdrawn captain
- 162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW withdrawn

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