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Danny Clapton

Arsenal FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 2: A 2
50% successful

1958

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Daniel Robert Clapton
Born 22 July 1934 in Aldgate, London [registered in Stepney, London, September 1934].
Married to Gabrielle I. Ballard [registered in Hackney, London, June 1964].
Died 16 June 1986, aged 51 years 329 days [registered in Hackney, London, June 1986].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 10st. 2lbs [1969].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played football in Hackney before joining Leytonstone FC. Arsenal FC signed him in August 1953. After 207 league appearances and 25 goals, he was transferred to Luton Town FC in September 1962 for £6000 transfer fee. He remained for just one season, making no more than ten league appearances.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 775th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
Only match No. 328, 26 November 1958, England 2 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Villa Park, Birmingham, aged 24 years 127 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1958-59;
Team honours British Championships shared 1958-59;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Had been a Smithfield meat porter prior to turning professional. Went to Australia in late 1964 and assisted Corinthians FC in Sydney. He returned in 1970 to run a pub in Hackney. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.65.

 

Danny Clapton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 1 0 0 90 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.

 

Danny Clapton - 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 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0

 

Danny Clapton - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1958-59 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0

 

Danny Clapton - Match History
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 1 full capx

Age 24
1 328 26 November 1958 - England 2 Wales 2, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham BC HD Start 7

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