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Frank Booth

Manchester City FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1905

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Frank Booth
Born after 22 June to September 1882 at 68 Hyde Lane, Hyde, Cheshire [registered in Stockport, September 1882].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Frank is the fourth of seven children to Zechariah and Catherine (née Barlow), living at 185 Market Street in Hyde. His father is a tailor.

According to the 1901 census, Frank is the eldest of the five children still living with their parents, still living at 185 Market Street. He is a finisher in the felt hat trade.

Not on the 1911 census. He was however, playing football with Clyde FC in Glasgow.

Married to Mary Elizabeth Dunkerley, 10 July 1905 at Christ Church, Denton, Lancashire [registered in Ashton-under-Lyme, September 1905]. Father of the groom stated as being Zechariah.  One child, Reuben (1915)
Died 22 June 1919 at The Royal Infirmary, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Manchester, aged 37 years nk days [registered in Chorlton, June 1919]. Living at 92 Manchester Road, Denton... left £150 to his widow, Mary Elizabeth
A tumour was found on his heart that proved to be inoperable.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 10lbs [1911].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing with his local junior side Hyde FC before being signed by Glossop FC and Stockport County FC. It was from there that Manchester City FC signed him in April 1902, and after 94 league appearances and eighteen goals, and until he was one of seventeen players suspended in October 1906 for receiving extra payments. On 4 December 1906, Booth was transferred to Bury FC, despite efforts from Woolwich Arsenal FC, the transfer would be effective on 1 January 1907, when his suspension was complete, he scored four goals in 58 appearances. He went north of the border, to Clyde FC in June 1909, but returned to Manchester on 7 July 1911 to play for City again. He retired in the 1912 close season.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1902-03; FA Cup winners 1903-04; Scottish Cup runners-up 1909-10;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six to become the 302nd player (307) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 83, 25 February 1905, England 1 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, aged 22 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1904-05;
Team honours British Championship winners 1904-05;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Frank played the orthodox game, keeping to his touch-line and sending over centres of commendable precision. Slimly built and lively. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.39.

 

Frank Booth - 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.

 

Frank Booth - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 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

 

Frank Booth - 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 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 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 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

 

Frank Booth - Match History
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 22
1 83 25 February 1905 - England 1 Ireland 1, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HD Start ol

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