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George Davis

Derby County FC

2 appearances, 1 goal

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 5: A 3
75% successful

1904

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name George Henry Davis
Born 5 June 1881 at 20 King Street, South Normanton, Alfreton, Derbyshire [registered in Belper, September 1881].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Martha (1841) is pregnant with the child who will become George Henry. He will be the youngest of seven children. His father, John, is a greengrocer. They live at 20 King Street in Alfreton.

According to the 1891 census, George now has a younger sister, and the eight children now live with their parents at 20 King Street in Alfreton. His father is a provision dealer.

According to the 1901 census, George is one of only four children still with their parents in King Street. He is now an assistant greengrocer. His father being the greengrocer.

According to the 1911 census, George Henry is now married to Martha, with four children, George, Vera, Harriet Madge and Annie. He is a Hotelkeeper at the Plough Inn in Alfreton. They have two servants.

Married to Martha Dennis [registered in Belper, September 1903].
Died 28 April 1969 in Wimbledon, aged 87 years 327 days [registered in Merton, Surrey, June 1969].
Height/Weight 5' 6½", 10st. 12lbs [1903].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career with Alfreton Town FC before joining Derby County FC from December 1899 until the 1909 close season. He spent his career playing for Debyshire non-league clubs, Birchwood Colliery FC, Riddings United FC, Ripley Ivanhoe FC, South Normanton FC and Stoneyford FC. Then he spent six seasons with Derbyshire Alliance club Codnor Town FC
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1902-03
Individual honours None
Distinctions Was a trialist with England at Lacrosse

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 290th players (296) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 80, 29 February 1904, Wales 2 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 22 years 269 days.
Last match No. 81, 12 March 1904, Ireland 1 England 3, a British Championship match at Cliftonville Gardens, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 22 years 281 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1903-04;
Team honours British Championships winners 1903-04;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Emigrated to Canada in 1912 where he had a big hand in developing the game in Vancouver and Alberta. He assisted Calgary Hillhurst for a number of years, winning with that club a Canadian Cup winners' medal as late as 1922. Later coached Minitoba. He returned to England, particularly the Nottingham area, in the late 1950's. Throughout, he had been a very successful hotelier and at one time, an Alfreton potato merchant. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.84.

 

George Davis - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 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.

 

George Davis - 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 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1

 

George Davis - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1903-04 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1

 

George Davis - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 22
1 80 29 February 1904 - Wales 2 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start 68 ol
2 81 12 March 1904 - Ireland 1 England 3, Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast AW Start ol

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