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Allenby Chilton

Manchester United FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 6: A 3
75% successful

1950-51

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Allenby Chilton
Born 16 September 1918 in Alma Tavern, Ford Road, South Hylton, county Durham [registered in Sunderland, December 1918]. To William Edward and Ellen (née Stothard)
There is no middle name.
Married to Agnes T. Clayton [registered in Durham, March 1944].

Notes

According to passenger lists, Allenby Chilton left Southampton for New York on the Queen Elizabeth, a Cunard White Star ship, on 30 April 1952. Amongst the 1196 was the entire Manchester United FC squad.
Died 15 June 1996 in Hahnemann Court, Southwick, aged 77 years 273 days [registered in Sunderland, June 1996]. After suffering a stroke.
Height/Weight 6' 1", 12st. 0lbs [1951].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing schoolboy football in Sunderland. He was playing for Washington Colliery FC, being transferred in January 1937 to Seaham Colliery FC. It was from there that Manchester United FC signed him in November 1938. The outbreak of WW2 saw him join the Durham Light Infantry and guest for Charlton Athletic FC. He almost joined Stoke City FC on 18 August 1952 after the clubs agreed terms, but Chilton could not decide personal terms. After 352 league appearances and three goals, he joined Grimsby Town FC as player-manager in March 1955, retiring from playing after 63 league matches in October 1956.
Club honours War Cup South Winners 1944; FA Cup winners 1947-48; Football League Champions 1951-52; Football League Division Three North Winners 1955-56;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Chilton joined Grimsby Town FC as player-manager in March 1955, retiring from playing in October 1956 and continuing his role as manager until April 1959. Became the manager at Wigan Athletic FC in May 1960.  Scouted for Hartlepools United FC in 1961-62, stepping up to manager in July 1962 until May 1963.
Club honours Football League Division Three North Winners 1955-56;

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 697th players (697) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 259, 7 October 1950, Ireland 1 England 4, a British Championship match at Windsor Road, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 32 years 21 days.
Last match No. 265, 3 October 1951, England 2 France 2, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 33 years 17 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1954 (reserve);
British Championships 1950-51;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring from football he returned to Sunderland and ran a pub before working for Coles Cranes in Pallion.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.64./Bridlington Free Press

 

Allenby Chilton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5+ 2 1 180 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.

 

Allenby Chilton - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away - Friendly 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All 2 1 1 0 6 3 +3 0 0 3.00 1.50 75.0 +1

 

Allenby Chilton - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1950-51 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Allenby Chilton - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 2 full capsx

Age 32
1 259 7 October 1950 - Ireland 1 England 4, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 5
Age 33
2 265 3 October 1951 - England 2 France 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HD Start 5
Age 35
- 288 17 June 1954 - Belgium 4 England 4, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel WCF NW reserve squad member 18
- 289 20 June 1954 - England 2 Switzerland 0, Wankdorfstadion, Bern AW
- 290 26 June 1954 - Uruguay 4 England 2, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel NL

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