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N C Cooper

Cambridge University AFC & Old Brightonians FC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 6: A 1
100% successful

1893

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Norman Charles Cooper
Born 12 July 1870 in Norbiton, Long Ditton, Surrey [registered in Kingston, September 1870].
Baptised 2 November 1870 at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden. His father is stated as being a Hotel Keeper, and they live at 15 Fleet Street.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, the young Norman C. was one (a twin with Blanche Margaret) of eight children to Henry and Charlotte Margaret, living in London Road South in Kingston on Thames. His father was a wine merchant.

According to the 1881 census, N.C. was living at The Cedars on Portsmouth Road in Long Ditton, with his parents, three servants and a governess. His father, still a merchant.

According to the 1891 census, Norman cannot be found, but his family, and twin, still all live at The Cedars.

According to the 1901 census, N.C. works in the stock exchange, and with six of his siblings and his widowed father, they all live at The Cedars, along with three servants.

According to the 1911 census, Norman Charles was lodging with Sarah Wills, a widow, at 3 Fairfield Road West, Kingston-on-Thames. He is a bank clerk.

Died 30 July 1920 in Hampden Park, Eastbourne, East Sussex, aged 50 years 18 days [registered in Eastbourne, September 1870].
Height/Weight Not known.

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Brighton College, making the football team in 1887-89, becoming Captain in his final year. Went on to Cambridge University and earned his blue in 1891-93, again, becoming Captain in his final year. Returned to play for the Old Brightonians team and played with the Corinthians FC team from 1891-95. Also represented Sussex FC.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also played cricket for Cambridge University 1891-92 and Surrey CC (not first class).

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 199th players (202) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
Only match No. 47, 25 February 1893, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Wellington Road Football Ground, Perry Barr, Birmingham, aged 22 years 228 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1892-93;
Team honours British Championship winners 1892-93;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.73.

 

N C Cooper - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 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.

 

N C Cooper - 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 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

N C Cooper - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 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 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

N C Cooper - Match History
 

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

 Club: Cambridge University F.C. & Old Brightonians F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 22
1 47 25 February 1893 - England 6 Ireland 1, Wellington Road Football Ground, Birmingham BC HW Start lh

Notes

Cooper, Norman Charles.
Adm. pens. (age 19) at Jesus College, Oct. 1889.
Son of Henry, Esq.
Born. July 12, 1870, at Norbiton, Surrey.
School, Brighton College.
Matric. Michs. 1889.
Football (assoc.) 'blue,' 1891, 1892, 1893.
Played cricket for Surrey.
Died 1920.

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