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Watty Corbett

Birmingham FC

3 caps, 0 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 22: A 1
100% successful

1908

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Walter Samuel Corbett
Born 26 November 1880 in Wellington, Shropshire [registered in Wellington, March 1881].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Walter Saml. is the youngest of three children to Walter R. and Elizabeth and live at Park Street in Wellington. His father is a printer master.

According to the 1891 census, Walter S. is the middle child of five, now living at 32 Hall Road in Handsworth, West Bromwich. His father is now a commercial traveller.

According to the 1901 census, Walter S. is now a merchant's clerk, still the middle of five with their parents, now at 53 Stafford Road in Handsworth. His father is now a printer again.

According to the 1911 census, Walter was a visitor at the Beasley household at 154 Newhampton Road West in Wolverhampton. Walter is a commercial clerk.

Died 23 November 1960 in Handsworth, Birmingham, aged 79 years 362 days [registered in Birmingham, December 1960].

Death notes

The death registrations for Walter Corbett in 1955 did not match with his birth year.  He was the wrong age at the time of death. The only match occurred in December 1960.  This is matched by the Olympic Sports website which gave the deathdate of 23 November.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number 334th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 95, 6 June 1908, Austria 1 England 7, an end-of-season tour match at Cricketer Platz, Leopoldstadt, Wien, aged x years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Watty Corbett - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 0 270 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.

 

Watty Corbett - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 3 3 0 0 17 1 +16 0 2 5.667 0.333 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 17 1 +16 0 2 5.667 0.333 100.0 +3

 

Watty Corbett - Match History
 Club: Birmingham F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 27
1 95 6 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 6, Cricketer Platz, Leopoldstadt, Wien tour AW Start lb
- 96 8 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 11, Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien AW reserve
2 97 10 June 1908 - Hungary 0 England 7, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Budapest AW Start lb
3 98 13 June 1908 - Bohemia 0 England 4, Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha AW Start lb

Notes

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