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Bert Freeman

Everton FC, Burnley FC

5 caps, 3 goals

P 5 W 4 D 1 L 0 F 13: A 2
90% successful

1909-13

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none

minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Bertram Clewley Freeman
Born October 1885 in Handsworth, Staffordshire [registered in West Bromwich, December 1885].
Attended Gower Street School, Aston

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Bertram is the ninth of ten children to Thomas H. and Sarah J., and they live at 274 Wheeler Street in Aston. His father is a jeweller, his mother a fancy draper. They have one servant.

According to the 1901 census, tool maker Bertram is just the fifth eldest of six children still living with their parents at 274 Wheeler Street. With one servant, his parents are drapers.

According to the 1911 census, Bertram Clewley is a footballer boarding with Sarah Annie Hallam, a widow, and her two sons, living at 53 Oxton Street in Walton, Liverpool. His fellow boarder is PC George Callow, of Liverpool police.

Married to Margaret E. Whitehead [registered in Burnley, Lancashire, June 1919].
Died 11 August 1955, aged 69 years x days [registered in Birmingham, Warwickshire, September 1955].
Height/Weight x' x½", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 338th players (339) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 100, 15 March 1909, England 2 Wales 0, a British Championship match at the City Ground, Pavilion Road, Nottingham, aged 23 years x days.
Last match No. 113, 23 March 1912, Scotland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 26 years x days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1908-09, 1911-12;
Team honours British Championship winners 1908-09, shared 1911-12;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Bert Freeman - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
9 5 5 450 3 150 min 3 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.

 

Bert Freeman - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2
Away 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 0 1 3.00 0.667 83.3 +2
All - British Championship 5 4 1 0 13 2 +11 0 3 2.60 0.40 90.0 +4

 

Bert Freeman - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1908-09 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2
BC 1911-12 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 0 1 3.00 0.667 83.3 +2
BC All 5 4 1 0 13 2 +11 0 3 2.60 0.40 90.0 +4
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 5 4 1 0 13 2 +11 0 3 2.60 0.40 90.0 +4
All 5 4 1 0 13 2 +11 0 3 2.60 0.40 90.0 +4

 

Bert Freeman - Match History
 Club: Everton F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 23
1 100 15 March 1909 - England 2 Wales 0, City Ground, Pavilion Road, Nottingham BC HW Start 42 cf
2 101 3 April 1909 - England 2 Scotland 0, Sports Arena, Crystal Palace Park, Penge, London HW Start cf
- 102 29 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 4, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Buda-Pesth tour AW withdrew
- 103 31 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 8, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Buda-Pesth AW
- 104 1 June 1909 - Austria 1 England 8, Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien AW
 Club: Burnley F.C. - 3 full caps  
Age 26
3 111 10 February 1912 - Ireland 1 England 6, Dalymount Park, Phibsborough, Dublin BC AW Start 50 cf
4 112 11 March 1912 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham AW Start 41 cf
5 113 23 March 1912 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AD Start cf
Age 27
- 115 17 March 1913 - England 4 Wales 3, Ashton Gate, Ashton Vale, Bedminster, Bristol BC HW replacement reserve

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