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Horace Burrows

Sheffield Wednesday FC

3 caps, 0 goals

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

1934-35

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Horace Burrows
Born 11 March 1910 in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire [registered in Mansfield, June 1910]

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.
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 [registered in Mansfield, Notts., June 1934].
Died 22 March 1969 in Sutton-in-Ashfield, aged 59 years 11 days [registered in Mansfield, June 1969]
Height/Weight 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 in May 1930. A year later, in 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.
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, 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, Amsterdam, aged 25 years 68 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

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. - 3 full caps

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

Age 24
1 192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest Tour AL Start lh
2 193 17 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, 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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