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Dicky Bond

Preston North End FC, Bradford City FC

8 appearances, 2 goals

P 8 W 4 D 2 L 2 F 13: A 7
63% successful

1905-10

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
720

Profile

Full name Sergeant Richard Bond
Born 14 December 1883 in Campbell Street, Preston, Lancashire [registered in Preston, March 1884].
Baptised 23 December 1883 at St. Mary's Church, Preston, Lancashire

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Richard is the second eldest of four children. Older brother is William, younger siblings are Mary Ann and Anthony, all to James and Margaret E., living at 6 Shuttle Street in Preston. His father is an engine tenter.

According to the 1901 census, now at 239 Ribbleton Lane in Preston, with four more younger siblings, James, John and Albert, and a two month-old Bertha. Richard, a packer at the cotton mill, is the eldest of the seven remaining children at the family home.  His father now a stationary engine driver.

According to the 1911 census, Richard is a professional footballer, and married to Emily. They have a boarder, another professional footballer, his brother, Anthony Bond.  They live at 23 Newport Terrace in Bradford.
On being enlisted into the army (Bradford Batallion, West Yorkshire Reg.) on 22 April 1915, Richard had returned to Garstang, living at Church Inn. His trade stated as 'professional footballer'. On leaving the army, he was living at Hawyhorn Cottages in Garstang.

Married to Emily Tomlinson, on 11 May 1906 at Preston Register Office [registered in Preston, June 1906]. Two children, Mabel and Richard.
Died 25 April 1955 in Preston, Lancashire, aged 71 years 132 days [registered in Preston, June 1955].
Height/Weight 5' 6½", 10st. 7lbs [1906], 5' 4½", 10st. 3lbs [1915].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played Army football (Artillery) before signing with Preston North End FC in August 1902. After 148 league appearances and 34 goals, he joined Bradford City FC in May 1909 for £950. Despite the war, he made 301 league appearances, scoring sixty goals. He joined Blackburn Rovers FC in May 1922 for a £450 transfer fee, making just 24 league appearances, scoring twice. Lancaster Town FC signed himin August 1923 until his retirement a year later. Although he did play for Garstang FC in 1926-27.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1903-04;
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 six who became the 302nd player (306) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
First match No. 83, 25 February 1905, England 1 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at  Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, aged 21 years 73 days.
Last match No. 107, 2 April 1910, Scotland 2 England 0, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 26 years 109 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1904-05, 1905-06, 1909-10;
Team honours British Championships winners 1904-05, shared 1905-06;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Rejoined the army for the Great war, Machine Gun section of the Bradford Batallion (West Yorks. Reg) finishing up as a Prisoner of War on 27 July 1916, interned in Netherlands 13 June 1918. In later life, he ran a fried fish business in Garstang. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.38.

 

Dicky Bond - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
8 8 8 720 2 360 min 2 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.

 

Dicky Bond - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 6 3 1 2 9 5 +4 1 3 1.50 0.833 58.3 +1
All - British Championship 8 4 2 2 13 7 +6 1 3 1.625 0.875 62.5 +2

 

Dicky Bond - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1904-05 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
BC 1905-06 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 0 2 2.333 0.667 66.7 +1
BC 1909-10 3 1 1 1 2 3 -1 1 1 0.667 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 8 4 2 2 13 7 +6 1 3 1.625 0.875 62.5 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 8 4 2 2 13 7 +6 1 3 1.625 0.875 62.5 +2
All 8 4 2 2 13 7 +6 1 3 1.625 0.875 62.5 +2

 

Dicky Bond - Match History
 Club: Preston North End F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 8 full capsx

Age 21
1 83 25 February 1905 - England 1 Ireland 1, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HD Start or
2 84 27 March 1905 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Start or
Age 22
3 86 17 February 1906 - Ireland 0 England 5, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC AW Start 26, 89 or
4 87 19 March 1906 - Wales 0 England 1, Cardiff Football Ground, Cardiff AW Start or
5 88 7 April 1906 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start or
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 3 full caps   
Age 26
6 105 12 February 1910 - Ireland 1 England 1, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC AD Start or
7 106 14 March 1910 - Wales 0 England 1, Cardiff Football Ground, Cardiff AW Start or
8 107 2 April 1910 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start or

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