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Tom Brittleton

The Wednesday FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 5 W 4 D 1 L 0 F 12: A 2
90% successful

1909-14

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name John Thomas Brittleton
Born 23 April 1882 at 5 Hill Street, Wharton, Winsford, Cheshire [registered in Northwich, Cheshire, June 1882].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, John is the fourth of six children to James and Eliza (née Clarke), living at 16 Hill Street in Wharton, Winsford. His father is a salt boiler.

According to the 1901 census, Thomas is the oldest of the three children still living with their parents in Hill Street. He is now a salt labourer.

According to the 1911 census, John Thos. is a professional footballer and is married to Sarah Jane with three children, Anne, Elizabeth and John Thomas. Living at 49 Fielding Road in Wadsley Bridge in Sheffield.

Married to Sarah Jane Sumner [registered in Northwich, Cheshire, December 1901].
Died 22 February 1955 at 141 High Street, Winsford, aged 72 years 305 days [registered in Northwich, Cheshire, March 1955]. Left effects £2510 0s. 11d.
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 12st. 0lbs [1913].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Was playing with Winsford Juniors FC in 1896. Then Winsford Celtic FC and Winsford United FC. Stockport County FC signed him in 1902. He joined The Wednesday FC in September 1904.  Where he remained until Stoke FC signed him in May 1920. Rejoined Winsford United FC as a player-coach in March 1925.
Club honours FA Cup winner 1906-07;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions Younger brother Samuel played football for Stockport County FC, Preston North End FC and Southampton FC. His son John Thomas (Tom) played football with Aston Villa FC between the wars.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became 358th players (358) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 111, 10 February 1912, Ireland 1 England 6, a British Championship match at Dalymount Park, Phibsborough, Dublin, aged 29 years 293 days.
Last match No. 118, 16 March 1914, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 31 years 327 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1911-12, 1912-13, 1913-14;
Team honours British Championships shared 1911-12, winners 1912-13,
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.45/46.

 

Tom Brittleton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
11 5 5 450 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.

 

Tom Brittleton - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 4 3 1 0 11 2 +9 0 2 2.75 0.50 87.5 +3
All - British Championship 5 4 1 0 12 2 +10 0 3 2.20 0.40 90.0 +4

 

Tom Brittleton - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1911-12 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 0 1 2.00 0.667 83.3 +2
BC 1912-13 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1913-14 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 5 4 1 0 12 2 +10 0 3 2.20 0.40 90.0 +4
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 5 4 1 0 12 2 +10 0 3 2.20 0.40 90.0 +4
All 5 4 1 0 12 2 +10 0 3 2.20 0.40 90.0 +4

 

Tom Brittleton - Match History
 Club: The Wednesday F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 26
- 101 3 April 1909 - England 2 Scotland 0, Sports Arena, Crystal Palace BC HW reserve
- 102 29 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 4, Millenáris Sportpálya, Buda-Pesth tour AW reserve
- 103 31 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 8, Millenáris Sportpálya, Buda-Pesth AW
- 104 1 June 1909 - Austria 1 England 8, Hohe Warte Stadion, Wien AW
Age 27
- 107 2 April 1910 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL reserve
Age 29
1 111 10 February 1912 - Ireland 1 England 6, Dalymount Park, Dublin BC AW Start rh
2 112 11 March 1912 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start rh
3 113 23 March 1912 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD Start rh
Age 30
4 116 5 April 1913 - England 1 Scotland 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham BC HW Start rh
Age 31
- 117 14 February 1914 - England 0 Ireland 3, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HL reserve
5 118 16 March 1914 - Wales 0 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff   AW Start rh

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