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Joe Carter

West Bromwich Albion FC

3 appearances, 4 goals, one penalty

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 13: A 8
67% successful

1925-31

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Joseph Henry Carter
Born 27 July 1899 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Aston, September 1899] date of birth confirmed by death registration.

Census Notes

These are the notes of the only one/eleven year old in Birmingham

According to the 1901 census, Joseph is the youngest of four children to Joseph H. and Ellen, living at 5 House Court in Bridge Street West in Birmingham. His father is a brass ship caster.

According to the 1911 census, Joseph H. is a newsboy at school, now with two younger sisters. They now live at number 39 in Bridge Street West. His father is a Caster.

Died 21 January 1977 in Handsworth, aged 77 years 178 days [registered in Birmingham, Warwickshire, March 1977] of dehydration.
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 4lbs [1930].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his playing career playing schoolboy football in Birmingham. Played with Westbourne Celtic FC in the Handsworth League. West Bromwich Albion FC signed him in April 1921. Sheffield Wednesday FC signed Carter on 6 February 1936, but the contract was cancelled within the week (12th) following an accident at his home on the 7th. Instead, on 29 June 1936, Tranmere FC Rovers obtained Carter's signature, but only for a short while, as Walsall FC signed him in November 1936. He then became the player-manager of Vono Sports FC from 1937 until 1940, when he retired.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1930-31, runners-up 1934-35;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became 504th players (508) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
First match No. 150, 24 May 1926, Belgium 3 England 5, an end-of-season friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen, aged 26 years 301 days.
Last match No. 167, 15 May 1929, Spain 4 England 3, an end-of-season tour match at Estadio Metropolitano, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid, aged 29 years 293 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Joe Carter is the scorer of England's 500th goal.

Beyond England

After retiring, returned to Handsworth to become a licensee. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.60.

Joe Carter - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10 3 0 270 4 67½ 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.

 

Joe Carter - 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 2 0 1 13 8 +5 0 0 4.333 2.667 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 13 8 +5 0 0 4.333 2.667 66.7 +1

 

Joe Carter - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 3 full caps

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

Age 25
- 144 28 February 1925 - Wales 1 England 2, Vetch Field, Swansea BC AW reserve
Age 26
1 150 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen tour AW Start ir
- 151 27 May 1926 - France vs. England, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris - match postponed App squad member
Age 29
- 163 17 November 1928 - Wales 2 England 3, Vetch Field, Swansea BC AW reserve
- 165 9 May 1929 - France 1 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW reserve
2 166 11 May 1929 - Belgium 1 England 5, Parc Duden Stadion, Bruxelles AW Start ir
3 167 15 May 1929 - Spain 4 England 3, Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid HW Start ir
Age 30
- 173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW reserve
- 176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL withdrawn injured
- 177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles AW

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