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Ian Callaghan

Liverpool FC

4 appearances, 0 goals

P 4 W 3 D 1 L 0 F 7: A 0
*(actual F 7: A 0)
88% successful

1966-77

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
351

Profile

Full name Ian Robert Callaghan MBE

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 10 April 1942 in Toxteth, Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in Liverpool South, June 1942].
Married to Linda Foulder [registered in Liverpool South, June 1969].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 11st. 11lbs [1972].

Source

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

Biographies Cally on the Ball - Ian Callaghan
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career playing schoolboy football in Liverpool. Joined the Anfield groundstaff in 1957, playing as an apprentice until he turned professional in March 1960.  He scored fifty goals in 640 league appearances until he was allowed to leave for Swansea City FC in September 1978, but not before he spent the summer with Fort Lauderdale Strikers, making twenty NASL appearances. His time at Vetch Field was only interrupted by another summer loan in 1979 when he spent nine appearances with Canberra City FC in Australia.  He returned to Swansea and remained until January 1981, making 76 league appearances, scoring just the once. He left to assist Cork City FC, playing twice in the Irish League, and also Norwegian club Sandefjord BK. He returned to help Crewe Alexandra FC from October 1981 until his retirement in February 1982. He made fifteen Alex league appearances.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1961-62; Football League Champions 1963-64, 1965-66, 1972-73, 1975-76, 1976-77, runners-up 1968-69, 1973-74, 1974-75, 1977-78; FA Charity Shield shared 1964, 1965, 1977, winners 1966, 1974, 1976; FA Cup winners 1964-65, 1973-74, runners-up 1970-71, 1976-77; European Cup Winners' Cup runners-up 1965-66; UEFA Cup winners 1972-73, 1975-76; European Cup winners 1976-77, 1977-78; UEFA Super Cup winners 1977; Football League Cup runners-up 1977-78; Welsh Cup winners 1980-81;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances). FWA Player of the Year 1973-74; Received MBE 1975;
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 845th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right/midfielder
First match No. 400, 26 June 1966, Finland 0 England 3, a pre-World Cup friendly at Olympiastadion, Helsinki, aged 24 years 77 days.
Last match No. 516, 12 October 1977, Luxembourg 0 England 2, a World Cup preliminary match at Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg, aged 35 years 185 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1966
Team honours World Cup winners 1966;
Individual honours England U23 (four appearances)
Distinctions Holds the record for the longest gap between appearances, 11 years and 59 days, between his second and third appearance.

Beyond England

Opened a restaurant in 1981 in Rainhill, Lancashire. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.57.

 

Ian Callaghan - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 4 2 4 0 1 351 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.

 

Ian Callaghan - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 1 2 1.00 0.00 75.0 +1
Away 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All - White 4 3 1 0 7 0 +7 1 4 1.75 0.00 87.5 +3

 

Ian Callaghan - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCF 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
World Cup 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2
Friendly 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
All 4 3 1 0 7 0 +7 1 4 1.75 0.00 87.5 +3

 

Ian Callaghan - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1976-78 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCP All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
World Cup Finals Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1966 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCF All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1964-66 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WC 1976-78 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WC All 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2

 

Ian Callaghan - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 2 full capsx

Age 24
1 400 26 June 1966 - Finland 0 England 3, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Fr AW Start 7
- 401 29 June 1966 - Norway 1 England 6, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo Fr AW squad member
- 403 5 July 1966 - Poland 0 England 1, Stadion Slaski, Chorzów Fr AW
- 404 11 July 1966 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley WCF HD squad member 20
- 405 16 July 1966 - England 2 Mexico 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW
2 406 20 July 1966 - England 2 France 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
- 407 23 July 1966 - England 1 Argentina 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW squad member
- 408 26 July 1966 - England 2 Portugal 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW
- 409 30 July 1966 - England 4 West Germany 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW
 

Coach: Ron Greenwood - 2 full capsx

Age 35
3 515 7 September 1977 - England 0 Switzerland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start off 81 11
0-0 when substituted
4 516 12 October 1977 - Luxembourg 0 England 2, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg WCP AW Start 6

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