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AG Goodwyn

Royal Engineers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 2
100% successful

1873

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Lieutenant Alfred George Goodwyn
Born 13 March 1850, a British Subject born in Roohir, Bengal, India [no registration found].
Family notes Father was Major General Alfred George Goodwyn, born 17 August 1819, died 11 April 1873. Mother was Marie Anne Ross. They were married on 11 April 1844. Their children...Elizabeth (7 June 1846), Emily (18 Octover 1848), Alfred George, Marian (13 April 1851), Arthur Ross (28 September 1852), Maria Catherine (9 April 1854), Henry Edward (11 October 1855) and Teresa Constance (9 November 1859).

Census Notes

There is no record of Alfred George, or his proable father, on the 1851 and 1861 census'.  It is likely that born in India, they had remained in India.

According to the 1871 census, Alfred was a Gent Cadet in the Army Service Corps Barracks and the Royal Military Academy in Woolwich, London.

Died 14 March 1874 at Roorkee in the Bengal Presidency, aged 24 years 1 day [no registration found]. Died as a result from injuries suffered when falling from a horse.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) After service in the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers as a lieutenant.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1871-72;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the twelfth players (14) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back.
Only match No. 2, 8 March 1873, England 4 Scotland 2, friendly match at Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 22 years, 360 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Died from a riding accident while serving in the East Indies, he had been with the Royal Engineer's less than three years, having joined in August 1871. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.109.

 

AG Goodwyn - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Capt. Disc.
1 1 90 0 0 min 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.

 

AG Goodwyn - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

AG Goodwyn - Match History
 Club: Royal Engineers F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

Age 22
1 2 8 March 1873 - England 4 Scotland 2, The Oval, Kennington Fr HW Start hb

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