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Ronnie Dix

Derby County FC

1 caps, 1 goal

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 0
100% successful

1938

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Ronald William Dix
Born 5 September 1912 in Bristol, Gloucestershire [registered in Bristol, December 1912].
Married to Rosamond A. Saunders [registered in Bristol, June 1935].
Died 2 April 1998 in Bristol [registered in Bath & NE Somerset, April 1998].
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 12st. 0lbs [1938].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing football with Bristol Schools before joining Bristol Rovers FC as an amateur.  Joined Blackburn Rovers FC in May 1932 for �3000.  Joined Aston Villa FC in May 1933 and moved onto Derby County AFC in February 1937.  Transferred to Tottenham Hotspur FC in June 1939 and throughout WWII, he was playing for Blackpool FC.  Left White Hart Lane for Reading FC in November 1947 before retiring at the end of the 1948-49 season.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (1 appearance)
Distinctions Youngest ever Football League player at 15 years and 173 days. Youngest ever Football League scorer when he scored a week later, on 3 March 1928.

Source

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

England Career

Player number 649th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-forward
Only match No. 221, 9 November 1938, England 4 Norway 0, a friendly match at St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aged 26 years 65 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England Schoolboys (2 appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

not known, but appears to have returned to the Bristol area after hanging up his boots. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.88.

 

Ronnie Dix - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 1 90 1 90 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.

 

Ronnie Dix - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White - Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Ronnie Dix - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 26
1 221 9 November 1938 - England 4 Norway 0, St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HW Start 19 if

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