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Gordon Hodgson

Liverpool FC

3 appearances, 1 goal

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 9: A 3
67% successful

1930-31

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Gordon Hodgson
Born 16 April 1904 in Johannesburg, South Africa [not registered in UK].

Census Notes

Not on the 1911 census, presumed still in South Africa.

Married possibly to Doris Huckell [registered in West Derby, Lancashire, December 1928]. Gordon had arrived in South Africa in 1925 and settled in Liverpool area. If he married, this is the only logical match.
Died 14 June 1951 of cancer, aged 47 years x days [registered in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, June 1951]
Height/Weight 6' 0½", xst. xlbs [1930].

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 Toured England with the South African amateur team, getting him noticed by Liverpool FC, where he would turn professional. He moved to Aston Villa in 1935 and onto Leeds United AFC on 2 March 1937.
Individual honours x
Distinctions Joined Forfarshire Cricket Club as a professional on 27 September 1934

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 553rd players (554) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
First match No. 173, 20 October 1930, England 5 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield, aged 26 years 187 days.
Last match No. 175, 28 March 1931, Scotland 2 England 0, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 26 years 346 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1930-31;
Team honours British Championships shared 1930-31;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Gordon Hodgson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 3 270 1 270 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.

 

Gordon Hodgson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - British Championship 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1

 

Gordon Hodgson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1930-31 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1
BC All 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1

 

Gordon Hodgson - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 26
1 173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Start ir
2 174 22 November 1930 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start ir
3 175 28 March 1931 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start ir

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