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Bill George

Aston Villa FC

3 caps, 2 goals against, one penalty saved

P 3 W 1 D 2 L 0 F x: A 2
67% successful

1902

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name William George
Born 29 June 1874 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire [registered in Atcham, Shropshire, June 1874].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, William is one of six children to Henry and Fanny. With two lodgers, they live at 17 St Alkmonds Square in Shrewsbury. His father is a Post Office porter.

According to the 1891 census, William is one of many Royal Artillery boys at the Royal Artillery barracks in Woolwich.

According to the 1901 census, William is married to Florence with two daughters, Florence and Helen, and a son, William. They live at 93 Carlton Road in Aston.  William, however, along with seven other footballers, is visiting Blackpool, for they are staying at the Station Hotel on Talbot Road.

According to the 1911 census, William is still a professional footballer, married and now with one more son, Samuel Alfred.  They live at 60 Northfiled Road, Kings Norton.

Married to Florence Kate Angell [registered in Melksham, Wiltshire, June 1897].
Died 4 December 1933, aged 59 years x days [registered in Birmingham, Warwickshire, December 1933].
Height/Weight 6' 1½", 13st. 7lbs [1902].

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 five who became the 270th player (270) to appear for England. 31st goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 74, 3 March 1902, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 27 years 247 days.
Last match No. x, aged 27 years 308 days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Bill George - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - - - - min - - 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.

 

Bill George - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Bill George - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

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

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Bill George - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Bill George - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 27
1 74 3 March 1902 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AD Start gk
2 75 22 March 1902 - Ireland 0 England 1, Balmoral Showgrounds, Balmoral, Belfast BC AW Start gk
void 5 April 1902 - Scotland 1 England 1, Ibrox Park, Copland Road, Glasgow BC AD Start gk

Notes

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