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Fred Dewhurst

Preston North End FC & Corinthians FC

9 appearances, 12 goals

P 9 W 8 D 0 L 1 F 41: A 8
89% successful

1886-89

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
810

Profile

Full name Frederick Dewhurst
Born 16 December 1863 in Fulwood, near Preston, Lancashire [registered unnamed in Preston, December 1863].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Frederick is the sixth of seven children to Thomas and Ellen. They live at 23 Maudland Bank in Preston. His father is a mule spindle maker.

According to the 1881 census, Frederick is a pupil at Spinkhill College in Eckington, Chesterfield.

According to the 1891 census, Frederick is living with his brother's wife Jane and her children. His brother, Alfred had died in 1889. They live at the Unicorn Hotel, 378 North Road in Preston.  Frederick himself is an assistant master at the Grammar school.

Died 21 April 1895 in Preston, Lancashire, aged 31 years 126 days [registered in Preston, June 1895].
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 12st 7lbs. [1889]

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played football with the junior sides in Preston before joining Preston North End FC in 1882 until 1891. Guested with the Corinthians FC 1886-1889 (28 games, twelve goals);
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1887-88, winners 1888-89; Football League Champions 1888-89;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of eight who became the 125th player (130) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right/inside-left;
First match No. 26, 13 March 1886, Ireland 1 England 6, British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 22 years 87 days;
Last match No. 35, 23 February 1886, England 4 Wales 1, British Championship match at Victoria Ground, Stoke-upon-Trent, aged 25 years 69 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1885-86, 1886-87, 1887-88, 1888-89;
Team honours British Championship winners 1885-86 (shared), 1887-88;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He was a master at Preston Catholic Grammar School. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.87

 

Fred Dewhurst - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
11 9 9 810 12 68 min 12 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.

 

Fred Dewhurst - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 0 1 13 3 +10 0 2 4.333 1.00 66.7 +1
Away 6 6 0 0 28 5 +23 0 1 4.667 0.833 100.0 +6
All - British Championship 9 8 0 1 41 8 +33 0 3 4.556 0.889 88.9 +7

 

Fred Dewhurst - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1885-86 2 2 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 4.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 1886-87 3 2 0 1 13 3 +10 0 2 4.333 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1887-88 3 3 0 0 15 2 +13 0 1 5.00 0.667 100.0 +3
BC 1888-89 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 9 8 0 1 41 8 +33 0 3 4.556 0.889 88.9 +7
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 9 8 0 1 41 8 +33 0 3 4.556 0.889 88.9 +7
All 9 8 0 1 41 8 +33 0 3 4.556 0.889 88.9 +7

 

Fred Dewhurst - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 5 full capsx

 Club: Preston North End F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 11 full caps  
Age 19
- 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW withdrew
Age 22
1 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start ir
- 27 27 March 1886 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD reserve
2 28 29 March 1886 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start ir
Age 23
3 29 5 February 1887 - England 7 Ireland 0, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Start ir
4 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Oval, Kennington HW Start ir
5 31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn HL Start 51 ir
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full capsx

Age 24
6 32 4 February 1888 - Wales 1 England 5, Recreation Ground, Crewe BC AW Start

16,70,88
il
7 33 17 March 1888 - Scotland 0 England 5, Hampden Park, Glasgow AW Start 40, 49 il
8 34 7 April 1888 - Ireland 1 England 5, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast AW Start 10 ir
Age 25
9 35 23 February 1889 - England 4 Wales 1, Victoria Ground, Stoke-upon-Trent BC HW Start il

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