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Harry Holdcroft

Preston North End FC

2 appearances, 3 goals against
0 clean sheets

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 4: A 3
50% successful

1936

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name George Henry Holdcroft
Born 23 January 1909 in Norton-le-Moors, near Leek, Staffordshire [registered in Leek, Staffs., March 1909].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, George Henry is the eldest of two children, the other being seven month old Florence Maud, to John Jabez and Annie. They live at 22 Flatts Road in Norton-in-the-Moors. His father is a coal mine loader, his mother is in the grocery business.

Married to Phyllis Jack [registered in Stoke on Trent, Staffs., June 1933].
Died 17 April 1983, aged 74 years x days [registered in Preston & South Ribble, June 1983].
Height/Weight 5' 11½", 11st. 2lbs [1938].

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 six to become the 624th players (624) to appear for England. 66th goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 205, 17 October 1936, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 27 years 268 days.
Last match No. 206, 18 November 1936, England 3 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Victoria Ground, Boothen, Stoke-on-Trent, aged 27 years 300 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1936-37;
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Harry Holdcroft - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 3 60 min 3 0 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.

 

Harry Holdcroft - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 0 0 2.00 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 0 0 2.00 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Harry Holdcroft - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1936-37 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 0 0 2.00 1.50 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 0 0 2.00 1.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 0 0 2.00 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 3 +1 0 0 2.00 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Harry Holdcroft - Match History
 Club: Prston North End F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 27
1 205 17 October 1936 - Wales 2 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AL Start gk
2 206 18 November 1936 - England 3 Ireland 1, Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent HW Start gk

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