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Alan Devonshire

West Ham United FC

8 appearances, 0 goals

P 8 W 4 D 3 L 1 F x: A x
*(actual F x: A x)
69% successful

1980-83

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
550

Profile

Full name Alan Ernest Devonshire

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 13 April 1956 in Park Royal, Middlesex [registered in Willesden, June 1956].
Married to Christina P. Scott [registered in Ealing, September 1975].
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 11st. 0lbs [1982].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football with Middlesex and London. He began his eighteen-month association with his father's team, Crystal Palace FC, when he was sixteen years-old, after which he was out of football for two years. He returned to the game playing with Southall FC, from where West Ham United FC signed him in September 1976 for £5000.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1979-80, Football League Cup runners-up 1980-81, Football League Division Two winners 1980-81;
Individual honours PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1979-80, 1980-81;
Distinctions Son of Leslie Devonshire, Crystal Palace 1951-55

Source

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

England Career

Player number 943rd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 541, 20 May 1980, England 1 Northern Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 24 years 37 days.
Last match No. 584, 16 November 1983, Luxembourg 0 England 4, a European Championship qualification match at Stade Municipal, Rollengergronn-Belair-Nord, Stad L√ętzebuerg, aged 27 years 217 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1982 (provisional squad);
Team honours x
Individual honours England B (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Once worked as a fork-lift truck driver for Hoover's. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.86.

 

Alan Devonshire - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off 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.

 

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

 

Alan Devonshire - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Alan Devonshire - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

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

 

Alan Devonshire - Match History
 Club: West Ham United F.C. - x full caps

Coach: Ron Greenwood - x full capsx

Age x
1 b 26 March 1980 - England 1 Spain 0, Roker Park, Sunderland Fr HW Start 4
Age x
A forty-man Provisional Squad was announced by Ron Greenwood on 10 May 1982, five days before the deadline. The Final squad was announced on 4 June. One of the 18 players not going to Spain was Alan Devonshire.
1 - x - x, x x x x x

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