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Norman Bullock

Bury FC

3 appearances, 2 goals (one on his debut)

P 3 W 1 D 1 L 1 F 10: A 7
50% successful

1923-26

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Norman Bullock
Born 8 September 1900 in Monton, Eccles, Lancashire [registered in Barton upon Irwell, December 1900].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, six month old Norman was the youngest of five children to Robert James and Sarah Jane, living at 6 Mitchell Street in Eccles. His father is a salesman of grey cotton cloth.

According to the 1911 census, Norman now has a younger brother, living with their parents and his four older siblings at 474 Liverpool Street in Salford. His father sells drapery.

According to the 1939 register, Norman, a football club secretary/manager, is married to Kathleen and living at 28 Cromwell Road in Chesterfield.
Married to Kathleen A. Wilson [registered in Salford, June 1926]
Died 22 October 1970 in Leicester, Leicestershire, aged 70 years 44 days [registered in Leicester, December 1970].
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 11st. 4lbs [1925].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his football career at Salford Schools. Played with Broughton St. John's FC and Sedgley Park FC, based in Prestwich. Joined Bury FC as an amateur in 1920, scored twice on his debut in December and turned professional in February 1921. He was constantly linked with other clubs, Burnley FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC at the end of 1923 to name but two. Remained with the club, becoming club captain and dropping back to centre-half, even becoming its manager on 15 August 1934, still playing on for another year, completing 506 league appearances, still a club record, after which, the Bury directors retired him from playing on 31 December 1935.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Took his first steps in management as player-manager of Bury FC on 15 August 1934. He gave up playing a year later. He left Gigg Lane, to take over as secretary-manager of Chesterfield FC on 21 June 1938. He was courted by his old club, and so returned to Bury FC as manager on 8 June 1945. Manager of Leicester City FC on 31 November 1949 until his resignation on 9 February 1955. He resigned for 'personal and private reasons'.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1953-54;

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 440th players (441) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 132, 19 March 1923, England 6 Belgium 1, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 22 years 192 days.
Last match No. 151, 20 October 1926, England 3 Ireland 3, a British Championship match at Anfield Road, Anfield, Liverpool, aged 26 years 42 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1925-26, 1926-27;
Team honours British Championship shared 1926-27;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Soon after the outbreak of war, Bullock joined the works of the Staveley Coal and Iron Company as an analytical chemist, he remained until June 1945. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.53/54.

 

Norman Bullock - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 2 270 2 135 min 1 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.

 

Norman Bullock - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 1 1 1 10 7 +3 0 0 3.333 2.333 50.0 =0
All 3 1 1 1 10 7 +3 0 0 3.333 2.333 50.0 =0

 

Norman Bullock - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 0 1 1 4 6 -2 0 0 2.00 3.00 25.0 -1
Friendly 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 3 1 1 1 10 7 +3 0 0 3.333 2.333 50.0 =0

 

Norman Bullock - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1925-26 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 0.00 -1
BC 1926-27 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
BC All 2 0 1 1 4 6 -2 0 0 2.00 3.00 25.0 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 0 1 1 4 6 -2 0 0 2.00 3.00 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 4 6 -2 0 0 2.00 3.00 25.0 -1

 

Norman Bullock - Match History
 Club: Bury F.C. - 3 full caps

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

Age 22
1 132 19 March 1923 - England 6 Belgium 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start 70 cf
Age 25
2 148 1 March 1926 - England 1 Wales 3, Selhurst Park, South Norwood BC HL Start cf
Age 26
3 151 20 October 1926 - England 3 Ireland 3, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HD Start 80 cf

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