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Dan Cunliffe

Portsmouth FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
100% successful

1900-03

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Daniel Cunliffe
Born 11 June 1875 in Bolton, Lancashire [registered in Bolton, June 1875].
Baptised 8 September 1875 in Holy Trinity Church, Bolton, Lancashire, living at 2 Hope Street, Bolton.

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Daniel is the third of five children to Samuel and Hannah (née Miller), living at 8 Brick Street in Great Bolton. His father is a cotton spinner.

According to the 1891 census, Daniel is one of four still living with his parents at 8 Brick Street.  His father is a labourer, whilst Daniel is a piecer of cotton.

According to the 1901 census, Daniel is now a professional footballer, married to Mary, with three children, Carry, Nellie and Fred. They live at 66 John Taylor Street in Bolton.

According to the 1911 census, Daniel, still married, and with another two children, Doris and Eva. They live at 6 Victoria Street in Heywood, Bury. Daniel is now a general labourer.

Married to Mary Jameson [registered in Bolton, December 1895].
Died 28 December 1937 at York Street, Heywood, Lancashire, aged 62 years 200 days [registered in Heywood, December 1937].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 7lbs [1903].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990],  FindMyPast.com & Lan-opc.org.uk

Club Career

Club(s) When he was thirteen years-old, Cunliffe was playing for Bolton Orlando FC for four years, earning a reputation as a 'deadly shot'. Started his career with Little Lever FC and Middleton Borough FC. Also played for Oldham County FC of the Lancashire League, before joining Liverpool FC in 1897, he made fourteen league appearances, scoring five goals, before he joined New Brighton Tower FC a year later, where he made another thirty league appearances and scored fifteen. Portsmouth FC, in 1899, signed him. Returned to New Brighton Tower FC in May 1900 for another 28 league appearances and nine goals, the Tower club disbanded, so Cunliffe returned to Portsmouth FC on 1 May 1901, where he actually stayed for more than a year, five years, in fact. In May 1906, New Brompton FC signed Cunliffe and he scored fifteen goals in 36 league appearances. Millwall Athletic FC on 4 May 1907. Heywood FC in September 1909 until April 1912. After which, he spent two years at Rochdale FC.
Club honours None
Individual honours Southern League runners-up 1899-1900, winners 1901-02;
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became 247th players (249) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Only match No. 68, 17 March 1900, Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, aged 24 years 280 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1899-1900
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information for this burly wanderer. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.81/82.

 

Dan Cunliffe - 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.

 

Dan Cunliffe - 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 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Dan Cunliffe - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1899-1900 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Dan Cunliffe - Match History
 Club: Portsmouth F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 24
1 68 17 March 1900 - Ireland 0 England 2, Lansdowne Road, Dublin BC AW Start ol
Age 27
- 78 2 March 1903 - England 2 Wales 1, Fratton Park, Portsmouth BC HW reserve

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