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Jeff Blockley

Arsenal FC

1 cap, 0 goals

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

1972-73

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Jeffery Paul Blockley
Born 12 September 1949 in Leicester, Leicestershire [registered as Jeffery P. in Leicester, September 1969].
Attended New Parks Secondary School, Leicester
Married to Jennifer F. Davies [registered in Caerleon, Monmouthshire, as Jeffery P., in June 1970].
Height/Weight 6' 0½", 12st. 5lbs [1973].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Represented Leicestershire at schoolboy level, during which time he had trials with both local club, Leicester City FC and Arsenal FC. He played his early football with Midland Athletic FC of the Leicestershire League. From there, he joined Coventry City FC as an apprentice, turning professional in June 1967. After 146 league appearances and six goals, Blockley did join Arsenal for £200,000 on 5 October 1972,  scoring once in 52 league appearances. And then back to his hometown club, Leicester City FC in January 1975. They paid £100,000 for him and he made 76 league appearances, scoring twice. He spent some of his time on loan to Derby County FC in January 1978, without any league appearances. City then sold him to Notts County FC in June 1978, until spring 1980, making 59 league appearances, scoring five goals. He left for non-league football, when he joined Enderby Town FC and then Gloucester City FC in the 1981-82 season.
Club honours None
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 882nd players (884) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
Only match No. 464, 11 October 1972, England 1 Yugoslavia 1, a friendly match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 23 years 29 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U23 (ten appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.37.
Working as a salesman for a power transmission company. He also has his own business. Transmech, in Leicestershire. - The Sunday Times 2 October 200
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Jeff Blockley - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 1 0 1 0 0 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.

 

Jeff Blockley - 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 - White - Friendly 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Jeff Blockley - Match History
 Club: Coventry City F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 1 full capx

Age 22
1 u23 24 November 1971 - England U23 1 Switzerland U23 1, Portman Road, Ipswich Fr HD Start 6
2 u23 5 January 1972 - England U23 2 Wales U23 0, County Ground, Swindon Fr HW Start 6
3 u23 16 February 1972 - England U23 2 Scotland U23 2, Baseball Ground, Shaftesbury Crescent, Derby Fr HD Captain 6
4 u23 1 June 1972 - GDR U23 2 England U23 2, Ernst-Grube Stadion, Magdeburg tour AD Start 4
5 u23 4 June 1972 - Poland U23 0 England U23 3, Stadion Dziesięciolecia, Warszawa AW Start 6
6 u23 7 June 1972 - USSR U23 0 England U23 0, Kiev Central Stadium, Kyiv, Ukraine AD Start 6
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 23
1 464 11 October 1972 - England 1 Yugoslavia 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 5
7 u23 13 February 1973 - Scotland U23 1 England U23 2, Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Fr AW Start 5
- 469 15 May 1973 - England 3 Wales 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW squad member
- 470 19 May 1973 - England 1 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW
8 u23 24 May 1973 - Denmark U23 1 England U23 1, Nøstved Stadion, Nøstved tour AD Start 5
9 u23 29 May 1973 - Netherlands U23 1 England U23 0, de Geusselt, Maastrich AL Start 5
10 u23 1 June 1973 -Czechoslovakia U23 3 England U23 0, Štadión Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia AL Start 5

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