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Harry Clarke

Tottenham Hotspur FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 2
100% successful

1954

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Henry Alfred Clarke
Born 23 February 1923 in Woodford Green, Essex [registered in West Ham, March 1923].
Died 16 April 2000, aged 77 years 53 days [registered in Havering, Essex, April 2000].
Height/Weight 6' 3", 12st. 8lbs [1958].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Woodford and junior level in Woodford Green. Played with the RAF during his wartime service, representing his command. After the war, he was turning out for Lovell's Point FC until Tottenham Hotspur FC signed him for £1000 in March 1949. He remained for a decade, making 295 league appearances, scoring four goals, before returning to Wales who became the player-manager at Llanelly FC in February 1959 until his retirement in 1962.
Club honours Welsh League winners 1945-46, 1946-47; Welsh Cup winners 1947-48; Football League Division Two winners 1949-50; Football League Champions 1950-51;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) His first taste of management came came at Llanelly FC in February 1959 as player-manager. He took over at Romford FC in March 1962 for a long spell.

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 727th players (729) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
Only match No. 285, 3 April 1954, Scotland 2 England 4, a British Championship and World Cup qualification match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 31 years 39 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1953-54;
Team honours British Championships winners 1953-54;
Individual honours England B (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.66.

 

Harry Clarke - 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.

 

Harry Clarke - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship/WCP 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

Harry Clarke - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition/
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/WCP 1953-54 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC/WCP All 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/WCP 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

Harry Clarke - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 1 full capx

Age 31
1 285 3 April 1954 - Scotland 2 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC/
WCP
AW Start 5

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