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Doug Holden

Bolton Wanderers FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 5 W 1 D 1 L 3 F 5: A 10
*(actual F 5: A 10)
30% successful

1959

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
417

Profile

Full name Albert Douglas Holden (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 28 September 1930 in Manchester, Lancashire [registered in Manchester South, December 1930].
Married to Anne P. Hurst [registered in Manchester, June 1962].
Height/Weight 5' 8˝", 10st. 8˝lbs [1959].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career playing schoolboy football in Manchester, and playing for Manchester YMCA. Signed amateur forms with Bolton Wanderers FC in 1948, turning professional in May 1949. After forty goals in 419 league appearances, Preston North End FC signed Holden for £8000 in November 1962. Holden emigrated to Australia in 1965 and picked up his playing career with Hakoah FC, a Sydney-based club, until 1968.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1952-53, 1963-64; winners 1957-58; FA Charity Shield winners 1958;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 776th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside left/right
First match No. 329, 11, April 1959, England 1 Scotland 0, a British Championship match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley Park, London, aged 28 years 195 days.
Last match No. 333, 24 May 1959, Mexico 2 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria, ciudad de México, substituted (68), aged 28 years 238 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1958-59;
Team honours British Championships shared 1958-59;
Individual honours England Youth (one badge, 1949)
Distinctions Played in the second season of youth internationals, making him the earliest under-18 to earn a full cap, however, not the first.
Holden was picked to play for the Australian B side, against AS Roma, 13 June 1966.

Beyond England

After coaching Hakoah FC from 1968-69, and then Auburn FC the following season, Holden returned to England in November 1970, and had a coaching position at Grimsby Town FC from January 1971. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.133/134.

 

Doug Holden - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 5 1 5 0 1 417 0 0 min 0 none none
Minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Doug Holden - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 3 0 0 3 2 8 -6 1 0 0.667 2.667 0.00 -3
All 5 1 1 3 5 10 -5 1 1 1.00 2.00 30.0 -2

 

Doug Holden - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 4 1 1 2 4 6 -2 1 1 1.00 1.50 37.5 -1
Blue 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1
All 5 1 1 3 5 10 -5 1 1 1.00 2.00 30.0 -2

 

Doug Holden - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 4 0 1 3 4 10 -6 1 0 1.00 2.50 12.5 -3
All 5 1 1 3 5 10 -5 1 1 1.00 2.00 30.0 -2

 

Doug Holden - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1958-59 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 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 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Doug Holden - Match History
 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - 5 full caps

manager: Walter Winterbottom - 5 full capsx

Age 28
1 329 11 April 1959 - England 1 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 11
2 330 6 May 1959 - England 2 Italy 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 11
3 331 13 May 1959 - Brazil 2 England 0, Estádio Municipal, Rio tour AL Start 11
4 332 17 May 1959 - Peru 4 England 1, Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima AL Start 11
5 333 24 May 1959 - Mexico 2 England 1, Estadio Olímpico Universitario, ciudad de México AL Start off 57 7
- 334 28 May 1959 - USA 1 England 8, Wrigley Field, Los Angeles AW squad member

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