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George Hilsdon

Chelsea FC

8 caps, 14 goals, 2 penalties

P 8 W 7 D 1 L 0 F 33: A 4
94% successful

1907-09

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
720

Profile

Full name George Hilsdon
name notes There is no evidence in Hilsdon's registrations that he was given the middle name of Richard. His Birth registration excludes it, as does his marriage and death registrations. None of his census entries confirm a middle name either.
Born 10 August 1885 in Bromley, London [registered as George Hildson in Poplar, September 1885].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, George is the sixth of seven children to James and Mary. They live in 19 Lingen Street in Bromley. His father is a general labourer.

According to the 1901 census, George is now an office boy, and he remains at home with his parents with five of his siblings. They now live at 11 Abbotts Road in East Ham. His father is now a scaffolder.

According to the 1911 census, the twenty five year old George is a professional footballer married to Katherine. They have two children, George and Katherine. They also have one servant and live at 34 Lansdown Road in Forest Gate.

Married to Katherine Ethel Kelly [registered in West Ham, Essex, December 1906].
Died 10 September 1941, aged 56 years x days [registered as George Hilsdon in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, September 1941].
Height/Weight x' x½", xst. xlbs [x].

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 321st players (325) to appear for England
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 89, 16 February 1907, England 1 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 21 years 190 days.
Last match No. 99, 13 February 1909, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Park Avenue, Horton Park, Bradford, aged 23 years 187 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1906-07, 1907-08, 1908-09;
Team honours British Championship shared 1907-08, winners 1908-09;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

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

 

George Hilsdon - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
9 8 5 720 12 60 min 6 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 Hilsdon - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
Away 6 5 1 0 28 4 +24 0 2 4.667 0.667 91.7 +5
All 8 7 1 0 33 4 +29 0 4 4.125 0.50 93.8 +7

 

George Hilsdon - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 5 4 1 0 16 3 +13 0 2 3.20 0.60 90.0 +4
Friendly 3 3 0 0 17 1 +16 0 2 5.667 0.333 100.0 +3
All 8 7 1 0 33 4 +29 0 4 4.125 0.50 93.8 +7

 

George Hilsdon - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1906-07 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1907-08 3 2 1 0 11 3 +8 0 0 2.667 1.00 83.3 +2
BC 1908-09 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 5 4 1 0 16 3 +13 0 2 3.20 0.60 90.0 +4
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 5 4 1 0 16 3 +13 0 2 3.20 0.60 90.0 +4
All 5 4 1 0 16 3 +13 0 2 3.20 0.60 90.0 +4

 

George Hilsdon - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 8 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 8 full capsx

Age 25
1 89 16 February 1907 - England 1 Ireland 0, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool BC HW Start ir
Age 26
2 92 15 February 1908 - Ireland 1 England 3, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AW Start 7, 83 ir
3 93 16 March 1908 - Wales 1 England 7, Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Cardiff AW Start 40, 63 ir
4 94 4 April 1908 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AD Start ir
5 95 6 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 6, Cricketer Platz, Leopoldstadt, Wien tour AW Start 57, 70 ir
- 96 8 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 11, Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien AW reserve
6 97 10 June 1908 - Hungary 0 England 7, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Budapest AW Start

28,48,71,88
ir
7 98 13 June 1908 - Bohemia 0 England 4, Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha AW Start 24, 50 ir
Age 27
8 99 13 February 1909 - England 4 Ireland 0, Park Avenue, Horton Park, Bradford BC HW Start 50, 87 ir

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