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John Dixon

Notts County FC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 1: A 1
50% successful

1885

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Auger Dixon
Born 27 May 1861 in Grantham, Lincolnshire [registered in Grantham, June 1861].
Moved to Nottingham as a thirteen year old, attended Nottingham High School, as well as Chigwell Grammar School in Essex.

Census Notes

Although not found on the 1861 census, Susannah is pregnant with the child that will become John Auger. His father is William. John already has an elder brother, Arthur.

According to the 1871 census, the Dixon family are living at 54 High Street, Grantham, with two servants. John is not on the return.

According to the 1881 census, John A. is the eldest of four children to their parents and two servants at 13 Waverley Street, Gedling Grove in the St Marys' area of Nottingham. John is a warehouseman, his father is a manufacturer in the clothes industry.

According to the 1891 census, John A., a clothing manufacturer, is lodging with the Goodacre's at 4 Villa Road in St Mary's.

According to the 1901 census, John A. is living with his younger sister, Clara, at 27 Elm Avenue in Nottingham. John is a wholesale and retail clothier, with two servants.

According to the 1911 census, John Auger is married to Maud, living at 27 Elm Avenue with two servants. John is a clothing manufacturer.

Married to Maud Beatrice Hannington [registered in Nottingham, December 1910].
Died 8 June 1931 at 70 Arboretum Street, Nottingham, aged 70 years 12 days [registered in Nottingham, June 1931]. Left estate to the value of £62,175.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football with the Grammar Schools in Grantham, and Chigwell, only interrupted by playing for Nottingham High School.  He assisted Notts County FC as a left-winger during the 1883-84 and 1884-85 seasons, when he also guested for the Corinthians FC.
Club honours None
Individual honours The gates at Trent Bridge cricket are a memorial to John Dixon, unveiled by Sir Stanley Jackson, on Tuesday, 2 May 1933.
Distinctions Also a first-class cricketer who appeared for Nottinghamshire CCC between 1882 and 1905, captaining the side from 1889 until 1900.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 120th players (122) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
Only match No. 24, 14 March 1885, England 1 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Leamington Street, Mile End, Blackburn, aged 23 years 291 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1884-85
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Retired from football on health grounds circa 1886, but continued to play cricket.  He was a member of the Nottinghamshire CCC committee from 1895 until his death. Dixon became the first President of the Old Nottinghamians' Cricket Club (ONCC) as well as a Test Selector. Memorial gates were erected at the main entrance of the Trent Bridge ground in 1933. Was a partner/chairman in a firm of manufacturing clothiers, Dixon & Parker, and was also a JP - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.88.

 

John Dixon - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 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.

 

John Dixon - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

John Dixon - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1884-85 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

John Dixon - Match History
 Club: Notts County F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 24 14 March 1885 - England 1 Wales 1, Leamington Street, Blackburn BC HD Start il

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