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Jimmy Crabtree

Burnley FC, Aston Villa FC

14 appearances, 0 goals

P 14 W 9 D 3 L 2 F x: A x
75% successful

1894-1902

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1260

Profile

Full name James William Crabtree
Born 23 December 1871 at Sandygate, Burnley, Lancashire [registered in Burnley, March 1872].
Baptised 10 January 1872 at St Peter's Church, Burnley by R. Jackson

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, James Wm is the younger of two sons to Joseph and Ellen, living at 8 Healey Wood Road in Habergham Eaves, Burnley. His parents are cotton weavers.

According to the 1891 census, James William is living with his parents at 1 River Street in Habergham Eaves, also with one lodger. All of them are cotton weavers.

According to the 1901 census, 'John' Crabtree, along with seven other footballers, is visiting Blackpool, for they are staying at the Station Hotel on Talbot Road.

Died 18 June 1908 at his home in Aston, aged 36 years x days [registered in Aston, Warwickshire, June 1908]. Other sources suggest 31 May and 31 March.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 3lbs [1895].

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) Transferred from Burnley FC to Aston Villa FC for £200 on 20 May 1895
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three players who became the 211th players (212) to appear for England.
Position(s) Full/half-back
First match No. 50, 3 March 1894, Ireland 2 England 2, a British Championship match at Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 22 years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1893-94;
Team honours None
Individual honours FA Tour of Germany 1899
Distinctions None

England Tragedy

"A BURNLEY FOOTBALL PLAYER STABBED - Yesterday morning [6 November 1893] at Burnley, Francis Holgate, weaver, was remanded on a charge of unlawfully wounding James Crabtree, the half-back of the Burnley Football team. Prisoner and another man were fighting in Manchester-road late on Saturday night when Crabtree interfered. Holgate, it is alleged, stabbed him in the breast. Crabtree, who lost a great deal of bllod, had his wounds attended to by an ambulance man, and afterwards by a surgeon". Manchester Courier, 7 November 1893

Beyond England

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

 

Jimmy Crabtree - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - 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.

 

Jimmy Crabtree - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Crabtree - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Crabtree - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Jimmy Crabtree - Match History
 Club: Burnley F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 14 full capsx

Age 22
1 50 3 March 1894 - Ireland 2 England 2, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC AD Start lh
- 52 7 April 1894 - Scotland 2 England 2, Celtic Park, Glasgow AD withdrawn
Age 23
2 - x - x, x x x x x
3 - x - x, x x x x x
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 11 full caps  
Age x
- 60 29 March 1897 - England 4 Wales 0, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW withdrawn
Age x
4 - x - x, x x x x x
- 64 2 April 1898 - Scotland 1 England 3, Celtic Park, Glasgow BC AW reserve
Age 27
FA Tour of Germany 23 November 1899 - Germany 2 England 13. Athletik-Sportsplatz, Berlin Tour AW Start lb
24 November 1899 - Germany 2 England 10, Athletik-Sportsplatz, Berlin AW Start lb
26 November 1899 - Austria 0 England 8, Stadión Letná, Praha AW Start lb
28 November 1899 - Germany 0 England 7, Military Exercise Ground, Karlsruhe AW Start lb

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