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Roy Goodall

Huddersfield Town FC

25 appearances, 0 goals, missed one penalty.

P 25 W 16 D 4 L 5 F 77: A 32
72% successful

1926-33

disciplined: none
captaincies:
twelve
minutes played:
2250

Profile

Full name Sergent Major Instructor Frederick Roy Goodall
Born 31 December 1902 in Dronfield Woodhouse, Dronfield, Derbyshire [registered in Chesterfield, March 1903]. Attended Dronfield Grammar School
Baptised 4 March 1903 at Holmesfield

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Frederick is the youngest of four children, to Florence and their widowed father, William Henry, a hewer in the coal mine, living at Lucas Cottages, Dronfield Woodhouses in Sheffield. The census states in the county of Derbyshire.

Cannot be found on the 1939 register.
According to Passenger Lists, Frederick R. Goodall was a Trainer of Huddersfield Town AFC, and left the Port of Liverpool, bound for Montreal, Canada, on 7 May 1955, on the Empress of Scotland. His address was stated as Oakes Road South in the Oakes area of Huddersfield.

Married to Edith Clay on 15 June 1926, Huddersfield [registered in Huddersfield, June 1926]. Honeymooned in Douglas, Isle of Man.
Died 19 January 1982 in Huddersfield, aged 79 years 19 days [registered in Huddersfield, March 1982].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 8lbs [1928 & 1930].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played for his local junior side, Dronfield Woodhouse FC, before joining Huddersfield Town AFC on 29 January 1921. Despite a rumoured interest from Arsenal FC in November 1930, Goodall went on to play in 403 league matches, and scored nineteen goals, Goodall retired from the game on 11 May 1937 to take up a position with Nottingham Forest FC, as their trainer.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1921-22; runners-up 1927-28, 1929-30; FA Charity Shield winners 1922; Football League Champions 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, runners-up 1926-27, 1927-28, 1933-34;
Individual honours Football League (eight appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Goodall cut his teeth in coaching by being the trainer at Nottingham Forest FC from 11 May 1937, where he remained until 1944. He became the secretary/manager at Mansfield Town FC from 16 May 1945, effective upon his release from the Army, until his resignation on 25 April 1949. He was one of the ten men interviewed for the Newcastle United FC manager's job in May 1947, the job going to George Martin. Goodall returned to Leeds Road on 13 August 1949 as the Huddersfield Town AFC trainer. He was the assistant trainer from October 1964 until the end of that season, after which he retired.

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 501st players (501) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 149, 17 April 1926, England 0 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, aged 23 years 107 days.
Last match No. 190, 6 December 1933, England 4 France 1, a friendly match at White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London, aged 30 years 340 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1925-26, 1926-27, 1927-28, 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1933-34;
Team honours British Championship winners 1929-30, 1931-32, shared 1930-31;
Individual honours None
Distinctions The twentieth Deryshirian to play for England, the second from Dronfield, after Harry Maskrey.

Beyond England

No extra information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.108.

 

Roy Goodall - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
27 25 13 2250 0 0 min 0 twelve 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.

 

Roy Goodall - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 9 5 0 4 22 17 +5 1 1 2.444 1.889 55.6 +1
Away 16 11 4 1 55 15 +40 3 6 3.438 0.938 81.3 +10
All 25 16 4 5 77 32 +45 4 7 3.08 1.28 72.0 +11

 

Roy Goodall - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 13 7 1 5 29 18 +11 3 4 2.231 1.385 57.7 +2
Friendly 12 9 3 0 48 14 +34 1 3 4.00 1.1167 87.5 +9
All 25 16 4 5 77 32 +45 4 7 3.08 1.28 72.0 +11

 

Roy Goodall - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1925-26 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
BC 1926-27 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1927-28 2 0 0 2 2 7 -5 0 0 1.00 3.50 0.00 -2
BC 1929-30 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 1930-31 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1931-32 1 1 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 6.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 1932-33 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 1 2 0.50 0.00 75.0 +1
BC 1933-34 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 13 7 1 5 29 18 +11 3 4 2.231 1.385 57.7 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 13 7 1 5 29 18 +11 3 4 2.231 1.385 57.7 +2
All 13 7 1 5 29 18 +11 3 4 2.231 1.385 57.7 +2

 

Roy Goodall - Match History
 

 Club: Huddersfield Town A.F.C. - 25 full appearances (2250 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - 25 full appearances (2250 min)x

Age 23
1 149 17 April 1926 - England 0 Scotland 1, Old Trafford, Manchester BC HL Start rb

Age 24
2 153 2 April 1927 - Scotland 1 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start rb
3 154 11 May 1927 - Belgium 1 England 9, Stade DC Bruxelles, Bruxelles tour AW Start rb
4 155 21 May 1927 - Luxembourg 2 England 5, Stade de la Frontière, Esch-sur-Alzette AW Start rb
5 156 26 May 1927 - France 0 England 6, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW Start rb
157 22 October 1927 - Ireland 2 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL withdrawn
6 158 28 November 1927 - England 1 Wales 2, Turf Moor, Burnley HL Start rb

Age 25
7 159 31 March 1928 - England 1 Scotland 5, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL Captain rb
8 160 17 May 1928 - France 1 England 5, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW Captain rb
9 161 19 May 1928 - Belgium 1 England 3, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen AW Captain rb

Age 27
10 170 5 April 1930 - England 5 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start rb
11 171 10 May 1930 - Germany 3 England 3, Deutsches Stadion, Berlin tour AD Start rb
12 172 14 May 1930 - Austria 0 England 0, Hohe Warte Stadion, Wien AD Start rb
13 173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Captain rb
14 174 22 November 1930 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Captain rb

Age 28
15 175 28 March 1931 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Captain rb
176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL reserve
16 177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade DC Bruxelles, Bruxelles AW Start rb
17 178 17 October 1931 - Ireland 2 England 6, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Captain rb

Age 29
18 182 17 October 1932 - England 1 Ireland 0, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool BC HW Start rb
19 183 16 November 1932 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Wrexham AD Start rb
20 184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW Start rb

Age 30
21 186 13 May 1933 - Italy 1 England 1, Stadio NPNF, Roma tour AD Captain rb
22 187 20 May 1933 - Switzerland 0 England 4, Stadion Neufeld, Bern AW Captain rb
23 188 14 October 1933 - Ireland 0 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Captain rb
24 189 15 November 1933 - England 1 Wales 2, St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HL Captain rb
25 190 6 December 1933 - England 4 France 1, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Captain rb

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