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George Hedley

Sheffield United FC

1 appearance, 1 goal

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 0
100% successful

1901

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name George Albert Hedley
Born 20 July 1876 in South Bank, Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Middlesbrough, September 1876].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, George Albert was the only child of George and Mary Elizabeth. They live at 34 Carter Street in Linthorpe, Middlesbrough. His father is a joiner.

According to the 1891 census, George A. remains the only child. He is a telegraph messenger, and they all live at 56 Harris Street in MIddlesbrough. His father still a joiner.

According to the 1901 census, George Alfred is a professional footballer boarding with Betsy Jackson and the Thickitt family, including fellow England footballer Harry Thickitt. They live at 66 Urban Road in Balby with Hexthorpe, in Doncaster. 

According to the 1911 census, George A., still a proffesional footballer, widowed, with one son, Rowland. He has one servant and they live at 69 Park Street South in Wolverhampton.

Married to Ruth Hill or Sarah Jane Webb [registered in Dudley, Staffordshire, June 1901]. Died before 1911, but no Ruth Hedley or Sarah Hedley can be found in death registrations.
Died 16 August 1942, aged 66 years x days [registered in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, September 1942].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 7lbs [1901].

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 257th players (259) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
Only match No. 71, 9 March 1901, England 3 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at The Dell, Milton Road, The Common, Southampton, aged 24 years 232 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1900-01;
Team honours British Championship winners 1900-01;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

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

 

George Hedley - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 1 90 min 1 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.

 

George Hedley - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

George Hedley - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1900-01 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 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 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

George Hedley - Match History
 Club: Sheffield United F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 24
1 71 9 March 1901 - England 3 Ireland 0, The Dell, Milton Road, The Common, Southampton BC HW Start 81 cf

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