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A H Hossack

Corinthians FC

2 caps, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 7: A 1
100% successful

1892-94

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Anthony Henry Hossack
Born 2 May 1867 in Edgbaston, Warwickshire [registered in Walsall, June 1867].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Anthony H. was living with his grandfather, John Baker, and his uncles and three servants, at 39 Park Street in Walsall.

No Anthony Hossack can be found on the 1881 or 1891 census'.

According to the 1901 census, Anthony H. is now married to Theodora, with a son, Anthony RH, and two daughters, Theodora Mary and Margaret Errington.  With three servants, he is a solicitor, all living at The Cottage on Somerset Road in East Barnet in Hertfordshire.

According to the 1911 census, Anthony H. is still married, now with another son, John Kenneth Errington. He is still a solicitor, living at West Cliff in Dawlish, Devonshire.

Married to Theodora Moody [registered in Epping, Essex, September 1894].
Died 24 January 1926, aged 54 years x days [registered as Anthony H. in Newton Abbot, Devonshire, March 1926].
Height/Weight Not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended and played football with Chigwall School XI between 1882 and 1885, attaining the rank of Captain in 1885.  He earned his blue for Cambridge University in 1890, and played for the great Corinthians team between 1891 and 1894.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played cricket for Cambridge University in 1889, and Essex CCC from 1891, before the county gained first-class status.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of thirteen, across two matches, who became the 185th players (187) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 44, 5 March 1892, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 24 years 306 days.
Last match No. 51, 12 March 1894, Wales 1 England 5, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 26 years 131 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1891-92, 1893-94;
Team honours British Championship winners 1891-92;
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

Beyond England

A solicitor, admitted in May 1897, and practised in Dawlish, Devonshire. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.136.

 

AH Cossack - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 0 0 min 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.

 

AH Cossack - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2

 

AH Cossack - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1891-92 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1893-94 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2

 

AH Cossack - Match History
 Club: Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: FA Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 24
1 44 5 March 1892 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AW Start rh
Age 26
2 51 12 March 1894, Wales 1 England 5, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AW Start rh

Notes

Hossack, Anthony Henry.
Adm. pens. (age 19) at Jesus College, Oct. 1886. Of Essex.
son of Anthony William Hossack, Esq.
born [May 2, 1867], at Walsall.
school Chigwell School (Mr Swallow); Matric. Michs. 1886;
B.A. 1894.
Football (assoc.) 'blue,' 1890;
played for England, 1892, 1894.
Adm. Solicitor, May 1897; with the firm of Thos. Wilkinson and Hossack;
practising at Dawlish, Devon, in 1907. (Book of Blues; Law Lists.)

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