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Frank Hudspeth

Newcastle United FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1925

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Francis Carr Hudspeth
Born 20 April 1890 in Percy Main, Tynemouth, Northumberland [registered in Tynemouth, June 1890].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, eleven-month old Francis is the only child to James and Dinah, now living at 13 Ridley Terrace in Scotswood. His father is a coal miner.

According to the 1901 census, Francis has a younger sister, Mary Elizabeth. His father is a deputy overman at the coalmine. They live at 72 Tyne Street in Benwell.

According to the 1911 census, Francis is a professional footballer.  He is now the oldest of three children to his parents, where they all live at 3 Ridley Terrace in the Scotswood area of Newcastle.

According to the 1939 register, Frank C., a professional footballer, is married to Amy J. and living at 95 Parkinson Street in Burnley.
Married to Amy Jane Waugh [registered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, June 1912].
Died 5 February 1963, aged 72 years 291 days [registered in Burnley, March 1963].
Height/Weight 5' 8¾", 11st. 8½lbs [1924].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing junior football in Scotswood. He was also playing with Newburn FC and Clare Vale FC, before joining North-eastern League side, North Shields Athletic FC. From where he joined Newcastle United FC in March 1910 for a hundred pound transfer fee. He remained at St. James' Park for nineteen years, becoming club captain for six years, and making 472 league appearances, scoring 37 goals, 34 of them from the penalty spot. He was one of six players who was placed on the United open-transfer list on 14 November 1928, before moving to Stockport County FC on 18 January 1929, alongside teammate Tom Curry. Returned to the north-east when Crook Town signed him in December 1930.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1909-10, 1923-24 (captain), runners-up 1910-11; Football League Champions 1926-27 (captain);
Individual honours Hudspeth is second in the all-time league appearances list for Newcastle United FC, fourteen behind Scotsman Jimmy Lawrence.
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 495th players (495) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
Only match No. 147, 24 October 1925, Northern Ireland 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 35 years 187 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1925-26;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Victory (one appearance, 1919)
Distinctions Hudspeth was the oldest outfield player to make his England debut in 1925, a record held until 1950.

Beyond England

Hudspeth was a trainer at Rochdale AFC from 25 July 1933 and an assistant trainer at Burnley from 7 August 1934 until 1945. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.139.

 

Frank Hudspeth - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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.

 

Frank Hudspeth - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Frank Hudspeth - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships Comeptition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1925-26 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Frank Hudspeth - Match History
 Club: Newcastle United F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 25
1 147 24 October 1925 - Ireland 0 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start lb

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