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Horace Burrows

Sheffield Wednesday FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 1 D 0 L 2 F 3: A 4
33% successful

1934-35

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Horace Burrows
Born 11 March 1910 in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire [registered in Mansfield, June 1910]. The 1939 register does state that he was born on 10 March 1909 - no registration confirms this.
Reported as living in Stanton Hill in 1930

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Horace is the youngest of eight children to John and Mary, living at 30 Reform Street in Sutton-in-Ashfield. His father is a coal mine hewer.

According to the 1939 register, Horace, a professional footballer, is married to Kathleen (records blocked). They live at 'Howardene', on Peveril Drive in Sutton-in-Ashfield, with John and Ann Butler.
The British Phone Books reveal that between 1948 and 1959, Horace Burrows Sports Outfitter has his shop at 84 Outram Street in Sutton-in-Ashfield, telephone number 216. From 1960, the shop had moved to 91 Outram Street, same phone number. By 1966 though, the number had changed to 5816. The number had upgraded to 57816 between 1975 and 1977. By 1982, it was 557816.

Married to Kathleen Butler, on 19 May 1934 [registered in Mansfield, June 1934]. Postponed from 8 May, so that Burrows could accompany England on their tour of East Europe. One son, Brian E. (b.29 June 1937).
Died 22 March 1969 in Hillsborough, Sutton-in-Ashfield, aged 59 years 11 days [registered in Mansfield, June 1969]. The house was built for Burrows in 1939.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. [1931]. 5' 9", 11st. 7lbs [1939].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Represented Nottinghamshire schools and onto Sutton Junction FC. Coventry City FC signed him in February 1930. Mansfield Town FC signed him on 15 May 1930. A year later, on 1 May 1931, Sheffield Wednesday FC paid £350 to take him there. Following 233 league appearances in which he scored eight goals, he retired during WW2 after becoming the club captain in 1939.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1934-35;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 596th players (596) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 192, 10 May 1934, Hungary 2 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Stadion Üllõi út, Ferencváros, Budapest, aged 24 years 60 days.
Last match No. 198, 18 May 1935, Netherlands 0 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Olympisch Stadion, Stadionbuurt, Amsterdam, aged 25 years 68 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Burrows became the thirtieth Nottinghamshirian to represent England.

Beyond England

Horace opened a sports shop in the war years, which he ran until his death. The shop was run by his son, Plymouth Argyle player, Adrian Burrows. The shop was at 84 Outram Street (and later 91 Outram Street) in Sutton-in-Ashfield, and only closed down recently. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.55.

 

Horace Burrows - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 0 270 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.

 

Horace Burrows - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 0 1 1.00 1.333 33.3 -1
All 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 0 1 1.00 1.333 33.3 -1



Horace Burrows
- Match History

 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - three full appearances (270 min)x


Age 24
1 192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest tour AL Start lh
2 193 16 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, Stadión Letná, Praha AL Start lh
  

Age 25
3 198 18 May 1935 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam tour AW Start lh
  

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