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Redfern Froggatt

Sheffield Wednesday FC

4 appearances, 2 goals

P 4 W 3 D 1 L 0 F x: A x
*(actual F x: A x)

88% successful

1950-53

disciplined: none
Captain:
none

minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Redfern Froggatt
Born 23 August 1924 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Ecclesall Bierlow, September 1924].
Married twice, firstly to Edith Wariss [registered in Sheffield, December 1947]. Secondly to Sheila M. Kinman [registered in Sheffield, June 1951].
Died 26 December 2003, aged 79 years 125 days [registered in Sheffield, December 2003].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 1lb [1950].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Bgan his footballing career at Sheffield YMCA, before joining Sheffield Wednesday FC as an amateur, before signing professional forms in July 1942. He did not break into the side until 1945, and made 434 league appearances, scoring 140 goals, up until 1962. This was despite him asking for a transfer on 31 December 1953, and rivals Sheffield United FC attempting to buy him, their offer being rejected on 3 February 1954. Later, Redfern refused to join Doncaster Rovers FC on 22 January 1960. Froggatt joined Stalybridge Celtic FC in May 1962.
Club honours Football League Division Two runners-up 1949-50, winners 1951-52, 1955-56, 1958-59;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions Son of Frank Froggatt (Sheffield Wednesday FC & Notts County FC centre-half)

Source

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

England Career

Player number 718th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-forward
First match No. 274, 12 November 1952, England 5 Wales 2, a British Championship match at the Empire Stadium, Wembley Park, London, aged 28 years 81 days.
Last match No. 280, 8 June 1953, USA 3 England 6, a Queen Elizabeth II Coronation celebration match at Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, aged 28 years 289 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1950 (provisional squad);
British Championship 1952-53.
Team honours British Championship shared 1952-53.
Individual honours England B (one appearance, one goal, 1950)
Distinctions Cousin of Jack Froggatt

Beyond England

After retiring, worked as a representative for a fuel oil firm. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.103.

 

Redfern Froggatt - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 4 2 360 2 180 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.

 

Redfern Froggatt - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White 3 2 1 0 12 4 +8 0 1 4.00 1.333 83.3 +2
Away - Red 1 1 0 0 6 3 +3 0 0 6.00 3.00 100.0 +1
All 4 3 1 0 18 7 +11 0 1 4.50 0.875 87.5 +3

 

Redfern Froggatt - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 1 1 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 75.0 +1
Friendly 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 1 4.50 1.50 100.0 +2
All 4 3 1 0 18 7 +11 0 1 4.50 0.875 87.5 +3

 

Redfern Froggatt - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1952-53 2 1 1 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 75.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 75.0 +1

 

Redfern Froggatt - Match History
 
 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - four full appearances (360 min), 2 goals

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - four full appearances (360 min), 2 goalsx

Age 25
1 b 18 January 1950 - England 5 Switzerland 0, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HW Start 8
b 22 February 1950 - England 1 Netherlands A 0, St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HW withdrew injured
b 11 May 1950 - Italy 5 England 0, Stadio San Siro, Milano tour AL squad member
254 14 May 1950 - Portugal 3 England 5, Estádio Nacional, Lisboa AW reserve
b 17 May 1950 - Netherlands A 3 England 0, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam AL squad member
255 18 May 1950 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade du Heysel, Bruxelles AW reserve
b 21 May 1950 - Luxembourg 1 England 2, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzeburg AW withdrawn
squad member
England's selectors announced on May 9, two squads (A and B) of 14 players each, for two separate tours. Of the 28 names, twelve did not make it to the final World Cup squad, including Redfern Froggatt.

Age 28
1 274 12 November 1952 - England 5 Wales 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 8
2 275 26 November 1952 - England 5 Belgium 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 60 10
3 276 18 April 1953 - England 2 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD Start 10
u/o 14 May 1953 - Argentina 3 England 1, Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires tour AL Start 10
277 17 May 1953 - Argentina 0 England 0, Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires - abandoned after 36 minutes AabD reserve
278 24 May 1953 - Chile 1 England 2, Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago AW
279 31 May 1953 - Uruguay 2 England 1, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AL squad member
4 280 8 June 1953 - USA 3 England 6, Yankee Stadium, New York AW Start 8

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