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Albert/Bert Gosnell

Newcastle United FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 5: A 0
100% successful

1906

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Albert Arthur Gosnell
Born 10 February 1880 in Colchester, Essex [registered in Colchester, March 1880].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, the young Albert is the youngest of nine children (five sons and four daughters) to Edward Jo and Annie Maria (née Hyam). They live at 5 St Johns Street in Colchester. His father is a harness maker.

According to the 1891 census, Albert A. has two more siblings, and along with his parents and seven older siblings, they live at 17 Chapel Street, in the St Giles area of Colchester. His father remains a harness maker.

According to the 1901 census, the 21 year-old Engine maker fitter, Albert A. is just one of the three children still living with their parents at 17 Chapel Street. His father is a saddler.

According to the 1911 census, Albert is now married to Margaret. They live at 45 Auburn Gardens in Fenham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He has one stepson, George Watson Brownlow. Albert is not on this return. He is an engine fitter boarding with the Daly's at 77 Northumberland Park in Tottenham. In the shadow of White Hart Lane, where Albert is playing his football.

Married to Margaret Helen Brownlow [registered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, December 1909].
Died 6 January 1972 in Norwich, aged 91 years 330 days [registered in Norwich, March 1972].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 0lbs [1910].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior football career in Colchester with Albion FC in 1898. He was playing for Colchester Town FC, at which time he was chosen to represent his county, Essex FA. Signed for New Brompton FC in 1901 and Chatham FC in 1902. Joined Newcastle United FC in May 1904. After 106 league appearances and fifteen goals, he was transferred to Tottenham Hotspur FC on 7 July 1910. Returned north after making only five league appearances, when Darlington FC signed him in 1911. Burslem Port Vale FC took him on in 1912, where he returned 23 league appearances with a solitary goal.
Club honours Football League Division One Champions 1904-05, 1906-07, 1908-09; FA Cup runners-up 1904-05, 1905-06, 1907-08, winners 1909-10; Sheriff of London Charity Shield winners 1907; FA Charity Shield winners 1909;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Worked in Newcastle-upon-Tyne during WW1, running a successful works side, then, upon cessations of hostilities, Gosnell was employed by Newcastle United FC, until 1921. He was then appointed manager at Norwich City FC in January 1921 until March 1926. Later in the year, he returned to his hometown to become coach of Colchester United FC.

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 312th players (316) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 86, 17 February 1906, Ireland 0 England 5, a British Championship match at Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 26 years 7 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1905-06;
Team honours British Championships shared 1905-06;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Was a licensee after leaving the game. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.109.

 

Albert/Bert Gosnell - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 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.

 

Albert/Bert Gosnell - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Albert/Bert Gosnell - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1905-06 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Albert/Bert Gosnell - Match History
 Club: Newcastle United F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 26
1 86 17 February 1906 - Ireland 0 England 5, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC AW Start ol

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