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Harry Daft

Notts County FC & Corinthians FC

5 caps, 3 goals

P 5 W 4 D 1 L 0 F 18: A 4
90% successful

1889-92

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played: 450

Profile

Full name Harry Butler Daft
Born 5 April 1866 in Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire [registered in Bingham, June 1866].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Harry Butler is the youngest of two sons (the older is Richard Parr) to Richard and Mary (n�e Parr). They live at Radcliffe Hill in Radcliffe-on-Trent, with one servant. His father is a brewing agent and cricket outfitter.

According to the 1881 census, Harry now has three younger sisters living with their parents at Main Street in Radcliffe. Harry himself was a student at Trent College in Long Eaton.

According to the 1891 census, Harry B. is a manager of a sports warehouse.  He lives alone with a servant at 43 Dovecote Lane in Beeston, Nottingham.

According to the 1901 census, Harry B. is a professional cricketer, married to Florence with one daughter, Dorothy. They live with Florence's mother, Catherine Whitlock, at Lorne Grove in Ratcliffe-on-Trent.

According to the 1911 census, Harry Butler is living with his wife and daughter and his older brother, Richard, at High Cross in Ware, Hertfordshire.

Married to Florence Whitlock, on 23 April 1891 [registered in Bingham, June 1891].
Died 12 January 1945 in High Cross, Ware, aged 78 years 282 days [registered in Ware, Hertfordshire, March 1945].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 7lbs [1895].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played football while he attended Trent College, after leaving he joined Notts County FC in the mid-1880's.  Daft played for the Corinthians team as well beteen 1887 and 1890. He joined Nottingham Forest FC in January 1893, where he played for only eight months, before rejoining County in August.  Joined Newark FC in December 1894 before retiring.  Throughout, he represented Nottinghamshire FA.
Club honours Football League (two appearances)
Individual honours FA Cup runners-up 1890-91, winner 1893-94;
Distinctions Also played first-class cricket for Nottinghamshire CC 1885-99.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 157th players (164) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside/outside-left
First match No. 36, 2 March 1889, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Anfield Road, Liverpool, aged 22 years 331 days.
Last match No. 44, 5 March 1892, Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 25 years 335 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1888-89, 1889-90, 1890-91, 1891-92;
Team honours British Championship shared 1888-89, winners 1889-90, 1890-91, 1891-92;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Served on the FA Committee from 1884-85. Carried on with his professional cricket career after he hung up his football boots - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.83.

 

Harry Daft - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Captain Discipline
5 5 5 450 3 150 min 3 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.

 

Harry Daft - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 12 2 +10 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +2
Away 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 0 1 2.00 1.50 83.3 +2
All - British Championship 5 4 1 0 18 4 +14 0 1 3.60 0.80 90.0 +4

 

Harry Daft - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1888-89 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1889-90 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
BC 1890-91 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1891-92 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 5 4 1 0 18 4 +14 0 1 3.60 0.80 90.0 +4
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 5 4 1 0 18 4 +14 0 1 3.60 0.80 90.0 +4
All 5 4 1 0 18 4 +14 0 1 3.60 0.80 90.0 +4

 

Harry Daft - Match History
 Club: Notts County F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 22
1 36 2 March 1889 - England 6 Ireland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW Start il
Age 23
2 38 15 March 1890 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AW Start ol
Age 24
3 40 5 April 1890 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow BC AD Start ol
 Club: Notts County F.C. - 2 full caps  
4 41 7 March 1891 - England 6 Ireland 1, Molineux Ground, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton BC HW Start ol
Age 25
5 44 5 March 1892 - Ireland 0 England 2, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AW Start ol

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