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Sam Chedgzoy

Everton FC

8 caps, 0 goals

P 8 W 2 D 3 L 3 F x: A x
44% successful

1920-24

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
720

Profile

Full name Samuel Chedgzoy
Born 27 January 1889 in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire [registered in Wirral, March 1889].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Samuel is the fifth child of six to Henry (1852) and Frances (1858), living in Worcester Street, in Whitby, Ellesmere Port. His father is a galvanized labourer.

None of the Chedgzoy's are on the 1901 census.

According to the 1911 census, Samuel is a professional footballer married to Annie, living with his in-laws, the Ferrington's, at 15 Walton Lane in Kirkdale, Liverpool.

According to the Passenger lists, Samuel Chedgzoy and his family left the port of Liverpool on 24 April 1924 and headed towards Montreal, Canada on the Montcalm, a Canadian Pacific steamship under the leadership of Captain Rennie. Samuel stated himself as a professional footballer.

Married to Annie Ferrington [registered in West Derby, December 1910]. The 1911 census return states they had been married three months, meaning they married and registered their marriage in December 1910.
Died 15 January 1967 in Montreal, Canada, aged 76 years 353 days [registered in x].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 0lbs [1925].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

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

Club Career

Club(s) Initially played for Burnell�s Ironworks alongside Joe Mercer�s father.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions Sam Chedgzoy was the man directly responsible for a major change in the game�s laws. An intelligent man who was never scared to challenge authority, he discovered a glaring loophole in the laws and proceeded to exploit it during a match at White Hart Lane in 1924. A new rule had been introduced so that a goal could be scored direct from a corner. Chedgzoy took a corner by dribbling along the by-line as members of both sides looked on in astonishment. They saw Chegzoy hammer the ball into the net and score a goal which led to a rule change. Twelve months later football�s hierarchy introduced a rule whereby the taker of a corner could only play the ball once before a second player had touched it.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & Everton Former Players Foundation.

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 390th players (393) to appear for England.
Position(s) x
First match No. x, aged x years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

After retiring from playing, Samuel emigrated to Canada in 1924. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Sam Chedgzoy - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - - - - min - - 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.

 

Sam Chedgzoy - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Sam Chedgzoy - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

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

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Sam Chedgzoy - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Sam Chedgzoy - Match History
 Club:   F.C. - x full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
1 - x - x, x x x x x

Notes

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