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Eric Gates

Ipswich Town FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 5: A 2
*(actual F 4: A 1)
50% successful

1980-82

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
135

Profile

Full name Eric Lazenby Gates (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 28 June 1955 in Ferryhill, county Durham [registered in Durham South Eastern, September 1955].
Also registered as Eric Lazenby-Gates in Durham South Eastern, September 1955.
Married to Ruth Bell [registered in Durham South Western, June 1980].
Height/Weight 5' 6", 10st. 4lbs [1981].

Source

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

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 two who became the 949th players (949) to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 547, 10 September 1980, England 4 Norway 0, a World Cup qualification match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 25 years 74 days.
Last match No. 548, 15 October 1980, Romania 2 England 1, a World Cup qualification match at Stadionul 23 August, Sector 2, Bucureşti, substituted (ht), aged 25 years 109 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1982 (provisional squad);
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Eric Gates - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 2 2 2 0 1 135 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Eric Gates - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All - White 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Eric Gates - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Eric Gates - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1980-82 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0
WCP All 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Eric Gates - Match History
 Club: Ipswich Town F.C. - 2 full caps

manager: Ron Greenwood - 2 full capsx

Age 25
1 547 10 September 1980 - England 4 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 7
2 548 15 October 1980 - Romania 2 England 1, Stadionul 23 August, Bucureşti WCP AL Start off ht 11
Age 26
A forty-man Provisional Squad was announced by Ron Greenwood on 10 May 1982, five days before the deadline. The Final squad was announced on 4 June. One of the 18 players not going to Spain was Eric Gates.

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