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Harry Green

West Bromwich Albion FC




  Henry Stephen Green
Birth Thursday, 19 January 1860 in James Place, Handsworth, Staffordshire [registered in West Bromwich, March 1860]
Baptism Sunday, 10 June 1860 in St. Mary's Church, Handsworth.

According to the 1861 census, one year old Henry is the youngest of three children to Alfred, a pearl button maker. His mother, Ann, appears to have died around the time of his birth. They live with his grandparents, the Gizzard's, in the Blueball Buildings in Handsworth.


According to the 1871 census, Henry is the youngest of the three children living with their grandmother, Dorothy Gizzard, still in the Blueball Buildings.


Cannot be found beyond the 1881 census.

Death According to one source, he died in May 1900 in West Bromwich, aged 40 years. There is no registration.


Playing Career

Club(s) He played for George Salter's Works Team before joining West Bromwich Albion FC for their inaugral Football League campaign. Retired with Old Hill Wanderers FC.
League honours
33 appearances
West Bromwich Albion FC 1888-90 33 appearances
debut: 8 September 1888 Stoke FC 0 West Bromwich Albion FC 2.
last: 20 December 1890 Blackburn Rovers FC 2 West Bromwich Albion FC 1.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1885-86, 1886-87, winners 1887-88;
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) Full-back
Distinctions None

Beyond England


The Numbers
parties reserve
1 2

Match History

 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - no full appearancesx

Age 30
38 15 March 1890 - Ireland 1 England 9, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW reserve
39 15 March 1890 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW reserve