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Bobby Gurney

Sunderland AFC

1 cap, 0 goals

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

1935

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Robert Gurney
Born 13 October 1907 in Stewart Street, Silksworth, county Durham [registered in Sunderland, December 1907].
Birthplace Notes His census return states that the entire Gurney children were born in Tunstall, a Sunderland suburbia neighbouring Silksworth.

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Robert (definately stated as Robeth in the census return) is the youngest of five children (four sons) to coal hewer, Joseph, and Elizabeth. They live at 8 Maria Street in New Silksworth.

Married possibly to Mary E. Davison [registered in Houghton-le-Spring, Durham, September 1929].
Died 14 April 1994, aged 86 years x days [registered in Sunderland, April 1994].
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 10st. 3lbs [1935].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 609th players (610) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
Only match No. 197, 6 April 1935, Scotland 2 England 0, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Glasgow, aged 27 years 175 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1934-35;
Team honours British Championship shared 1934-35;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

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

 

Bobby Gurney - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 0 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.

 

Bobby Gurney - 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 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Bobby Gurney - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1934-35 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Bobby Gurney - Match History
 Club: Sunderland A.F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 27
1 197 6 April 1935 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start cf

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