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Sammy Crooks

Derby County FC

26 appearances, 7 goals

P 26 W 15 D 4 L 7 F x: A x
65% successful

1930-36

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2340

Profile

Full Name Samuel Dickinson Crooks
Born 16 January 1908 in Bearpark, county Durham [registered in Durham, March 1908].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Samuel Dickinson is the youngest of seven children (another five had died) to Thomas and Mary. They live at 28 Dyson Street in Bearpark. His father is a coalmine hewer. (apparently, he would go on to have sixteen brothers and sisters)

Married to Freda Gertrude Stone, at St Michael's Church, Derby [registered in Derby, June 1933].
Died 5 February 1981 in Belper, Derbyshire, aged 73 years 20 days [registered at Amber Valley, Belper, March 1981].
Height/Weight 5' 7½", 10st. 9lbs [1929].

Source

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

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 One of four who became the 549th players (551) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
First match No. 170, 5 April 1930, England 5 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 22 years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1932-33, 1934-35, 1935-36;
Team honours British Championships winners 1929-30, 1931-32, shared 1930-31, 1934-35;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

Crooks resigned as Derby's chief scout on 24 August 1949. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Sammy Crooks - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 26 - - - - 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.

 

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

 

Sammy Crooks - 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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Sammy Crooks - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1929-30 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 1930-31 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1931-32 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3
BC 1932-33 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 1 2 0.50 0.00 75.0 +1
BC 1933-34 3 2 0 1 7 2 +5 0 2 2.333 0.667 66.7 +1
BC 1934-35 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1935-36 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 0 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1
BC - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Sammy Crooks - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 26 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 26 full capsx

Age 22
1 170 5 April 1930 - England 5 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start or
2 171 10 May 1930 - Germany 3 England 3, Deutsches Stadion, Berlin tour AD Start or
3 172 14 May 1930 - Austria 0 England 0, Hohe Warte Stadion, Wien AD Start or
4 173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Start or
5 174 22 November 1930 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start or
Age 23
6 175 28 March 1931 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start or
7 176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL Start or
8 177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles AW Start or
9 178 17 October 1931 - Ireland 2 England 6, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start or
10 179 18 November 1931 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Start or
11 180 9 December 1931 - England 7 Spain 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start or
Age 24
12 181 9 April 1932 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start or
13 182 17 October 1932 - England 1 Ireland 0, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool BC HW Start or
14 183 16 November 1932 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Wrexham AD Start or
15 184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW Start or
16 188 14 October 1933 - Ireland 0 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start or
17 189 15 November 1933 - England 1 Wales 2, St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HL Start or
18 190 6 December 1933 - England 4 France 1, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Start or
Age 25
19 191 14 April 1934 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start or
20 192 10 May 1934 - Hungary 2 England 1, Stadion Üllõi út, Budapest tour AL Start or
21 193 16 May 1934 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 1, Stadión Letná, Praha AL Start or
Age 26
22 196 6 February 1935 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start or
Age 26
23 201 5 February 1936 - England 1 Wales 2, Molineux, Wolverhampton BC HL Start or
24 202 4 April 1936 - England 1 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HD Start or
- 203 6 May 1936 - Austria 2 England 1, Praterstadion, Prater, Wien tour AL withdrawn injured
- 204 9 May 1936 - Belgium 3 England 2, Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles AL

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