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Johnny Hancocks

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

3 appearances, 2 debut goals

P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 12: A 3
83% successful

1948-50

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Johnny Hancocks
Born 30 April 1919 in Oakengates, Telford, Shropshire [registered in Wellington, June 1919].
notes According to Passenger Lists, John Hancocks was one of numerous professional footballers (The FA Tourists of Canada) returning to the Port of Liverpool on 30 June 1950 from Montréal, Québec. He is aboard the Empress of Canada. His address is stated as 7 Holyhead Road in Oakengates.
Married to Alice M.B. Wilkes [registered in Wellington, December 1943].
Died 19 February 1994, aged 74 years 295 days [registered in Wrekin, Shropshire, February 1994].
Height/Weight 5' 4", 9st. 5lbs [1950].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 676th players (680) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside left/right
First match No. 244, 2 December 1948, England 6 Switzerland 0, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 29 years 216 days.
Last match No. 261, 22 November 1950, England 2 Yugoslavia 1, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 31 years 206 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1949-50;
Team honours British Championships winners 1949-50
Individual honours x
Distinctions By marriage, a cousin of Jack Haines.

Beyond England

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

 

Johnny Hancocks - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 3 1 270 2 135 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.

 

Johnny Hancocks - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 3 2 1 0 12 3 +9 0 1 4.00 1.00 83.3 +2

 

Johnny Hancocks - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
British Championship 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Note that the 1949-50 records of the World Cup and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 2 1 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 75.0 +1
All 3 2 1 0 12 3 +9 0 1 4.00 1.00 83.3 +2

 

Johnny Hancocks - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP/BC 1949-50 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
WCP All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/WCP 1949-50 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Note that the 1949-50 records of the World Cup and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Johnny Hancocks - Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 29
1 244 2 December 1948 - England 6 Switzerland 0, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start 25, 65 11
Age 30
2 250 15 October 1949 - Wales 1 England 4, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC/
WCP
AW Start 11
Age 31
3 261 22 November 1950 - England 2 Yugoslavia 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HD Start 7

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