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Austen Campbell

Blackburn Rovers FC, Huddersfield Town AFC

8 appearances, 0 goals

P 8 W 7 D 0 L 1 F 30: A 10
88% successful

1928-32

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
720

Profile

Full name Austen Fenwick Campbell
Born 5 May 1901 in Medomsley, near Consett, county Durham [registered in Lanchester, Durham, June 1901]

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Elizabeth Ann is heavily pregnant with a child that would become Austen Fenwick. His father, Martin, is a coal mine hewer. They are married and they live with his mother Winifred, at 8 Prospect Terrace in Medomsley.

According to the 1911 census, Austin is the older of two sons, the other being Philip, with their parents, at 25 Margaret Street in Rowlands Gill. His father is still a coal mine hewer.
According to Passenger Lists, Austen Campbell was one of eighteen footballers on an FA Tour, courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, had left the port of Liverpool on 11 May 1931, bound for Montreal, Canada, on the Duchess of Richmond. They returned from Quebec, arriving at Southampton on 23 July 1931, on board the Empress of Britain. He was living at 29 Colandine Avenue in Salandine Nook in Huddersfield.

Married to Miranda Hamer [registered as Austin F., in Blackburn, Lancs., June 1928].
Died 8 September 1981 in Blackburn, aged 80 years x days [registered as Austin Fenwick, in Blackburn, Lancs., September 1981].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 7lbs [1931].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 534th players (536) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 162, 22 October 1928, England 2 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 27 years x days.
Last match No. 180, 9 December 1931, England 7 Spain 1, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 30 years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1928-29, 1930-31, 1931-32;
Team honours British Championships shared 1930-31, winners 1931-32;
Individual honours FA Tour of Canada 1931;
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Austen Campbell - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10 8 7 720 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.

 

Austen Campbell - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 4 0 0 17 4 +13 0 0 4.25 1.00 100.0 +4
Away 4 3 0 1 13 6 +7 1 1 3.25 1.50 75.0 +2
All 8 7 0 1 30 10 +20 1 1 3.75 1.25 87.5 +6

 

Austen Campbell - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 7 6 0 1 23 9 +14 1 1 3.286 1.286 85.7 +5
Friendly 1 1 0 0 7 1 +6 0 0 7.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 8 7 0 1 30 10 +20 1 1 3.75 1.25 87.5 +6

 

Austen Campbell - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1928-29 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 0 0 5.00 3.00 100.0 +2
BC 1930-31 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1931-32 2 2 0 0 9 3 +6 0 0 4.50 1.50 100.0 +6
BC All 7 6 0 1 23 9 +14 1 1 3.286 1.286 85.7 +5
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 7 6 0 1 23 9 +14 1 1 3.286 1.286 85.7 +5
All 7 6 0 1 23 9 +14 1 1 3.286 1.286 85.7 +5

 

Austen Campbell - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 8 full capsx

Age 27
1 162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start lh/ch
2 163 17 November 1928 - Wales 2 England 3, Vetch Field, Swansea AW Start lh
- 164 13 April 1929 - Scotland 1 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL reserve
 Club: Huddersfield Town A.F.C. - 6 full caps  
Age 29
3 173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Start lh
4 174 22 November 1930 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start lh
5 175 28 March 1931 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start lh
Age 30
6 178 17 October 1931 - Ireland 2 England 6, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start lh
7 179 18 November 1931 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Start lh
8 180 9 December 1931 - England 7 Spain 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start lh
Age 31
- 184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW injured withdrawn

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