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Jack Brodie

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

3 appearances, 2 goals

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 14: A 5
67% successful

1889-91

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name John Brant Brodie
Born 30 August 1862 in Wightwick, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire [registered without the Brant) in Wolverhampton, December 1862].
John is the eldest of fourteen children. His mother was seventeen years old, and married his father on 24 December 1862 at Tettenhall.
note: a date of 6 October 1862 has also been mentioned. It is possible.
Baptised 26 October 1862 at St Peter's Church, Wolverhampton.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, John is the eldest of three sons to Henry Hugh and Eliza (née Brant). They live at 3 Hagger Street in Wolverhampton. His father is an iron moulder

According to the 1881 census, John B. is a student at Worcester Lichfield & Hereford Training College, on Church Road in Aston.

According to the 1891 census, John B. is now married to Eda with one child, John L. and one servant, he is an elementary school master, his wife, an elementary school mistress and they live at The National School House (Saltley College) in Church Road, in Brewood.

According to the 1901 census, still a headmaster at St. Peter's College, Saltley, with his wife, and now two more children, Harold L. and Phyliis E.L.

According to the 1911 census, John Brant is still a headmaster at St. Peter's College, but now a widower. Living with only his daughter and a servant in Dean Street in Brewood.

Married twice, firstly to Eda Lockley, on 9 April 1887 at St. Luke's Church, Wolverhampton [registered as John Brant Brodie in Wolverhampton, June 1887], then to Judith Sarah Wills in December 1913, at St Martin's Church, London [registered as John B. at St.Martin's, London, December 1913].
Died 16 February 1925, at The Nook, Penn Road, Penn Fields in Wolverhampton, aged 62 years 170 days [registered as John B. in Wolverhampton, March 1925]. Buried at Merridale Cemetery, Jeffcock Road in Wolverhampton, with his second wife, Judith Sarah.
Left £3114 3s 3d. to his son, Harold, a motor car salesman.
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 3lbs [1889].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began at St. Luke's School in Blackenhall, before joining Wolverhampton Wanderers FC from its founding days in 1877, where he remained for his entire footballing career.  However, he did help St Peter's College (Saltley) FC between 1880 and 1882 and also assisted Bootle FC in 1891 before retiring.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1888-89;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 157th players (163) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 36, 2 March 1889, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Anfield Road, Anfield, Liverpool, aged 26 years 184 days.
Last match No. 41, 7 March 1891, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Molineux, Waterloo Road North, St. Peter's, Wolverhampton, aged 28 years 189 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1888-89, 1890-91;
Team honours British Championships winners 1890-91;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After becoming a football referee in 1892, Brodie became a director of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC in June 1913. All whilst being a headmaster at St Peter's College in Saltley. At the time of his death, Brodie was headmaster of Woodfield Avenue Council School in Penn, for ten years. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.47.

 

Jack Brodie - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 3 270 2 135 min 2 one 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.

 

Jack Brodie - 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 3 2 0 1 14 5 +9 0 0 4.667 1.667 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 14 5 +9 0 0 4.667 1.667 66.7 +1

 

Jack Brodie - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1888-89 2 1 0 1 8 4 +4 0 0 4.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1890-91 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 2 0 1 14 5 +9 0 0 4.667 1.667 66.7 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 0 1 14 5 +9 0 0 4.667 1.667 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 14 5 +9 0 0 4.667 1.667 66.7 +1

 

Jack Brodie - Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 26
1 36 2 March 1889 - England 6 Ireland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW Captain
c.85
cf
2 37 13 April 1889 - England 2 Scotland 3, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington HL Start 15 cf
Age 28
3 41 7 March 1891 - England 6 Ireland 1, Molineux, Wolverhampton BC HW Start lh

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