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Bert Coleman

Dulwich Hamlet FC

1 appearance, 0 goals against

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

1921

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Ernest Herbert Coleman
Born 19 October 1889 in Hove, Sussex [registered in Steyning, December 1889].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Herbert is the youngest of two sons to George Henry and Flora, his elder brother is Nelson.  They live at 42 Shirley Street in Hove, with two servants. His father is a master butcher.

According to the 1901 census, Herbert has two more younger brothers, still at 42 Shirley Street, with their parents and one servant. His father is still master butchering!.

According to the 1911 census, Herbert is now a clerk, living with his brothers and their parents, now living at 14 Manchuria Road in Battersea, London.
He was still living at 14 Manchuria Road when he was discharged from the army in 1919.

Died 15 June 1958, aged 68 years 239 days [registered in Bromley, Kent, June 1958].
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 12st. 8lbs [1921].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing with Croydon Amateurs and joined Dulwich Hamlet in 1912 and after serving as Rifleman in the London 9th Reserve Battalion, he become club captain in 1921 for two years, he remained with them until he retired in 1925. Also represented Surrey in 1913 and London, also in 1913 and 1920.
Club honours FA Amateur Cup winners 1919-20;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 402nd players (402) to appear for England. 41st goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 124, 14 March 1921, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 31 years 145 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1920-21;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Amateur (four appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He was an accountant by profession. Served on the Dulwich Hamlet committee for many years, also as a selector and member of their Finance Committee. Later was the club's Honorary Assistant Treasurer, retiring on health grounds in 1956, when he was made a Life Member. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.70.

 

Bert Coleman - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av.
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 0 1 0 min 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.

 

Bert Coleman - 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 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Bert Coleman - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1920-21 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 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 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Bert Coleman - Match History
 Club: Dulwich Hamlet F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 31
1 124 14 March 1921 - Wales 0 England 0, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start gk

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