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James Iremonger

Nottingham Forest FC

2 caps, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 3: A 2
75% successful

1901-02

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name James Iremonger
Born 5 March 1876 in Norton, near Askern, Yorkshire [registered in Doncaster, June 1876].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, James is the oldest of three children to James and Naomi. His father is a Police Sergeant. They live in West Bridgford.

According to the 1891 census, James is now the oldest of seven children. The fifteen year-old is a machine builder and they all live at Ruddington Road in Wilford, Nottingham. His father is still a Sergeant in the county police force.

According to the 1901 census, James is now married to Edith, and despite being a successful cricketer, he states himself as a professional footballer. They live at Chesnut Grove in West Bridgford with two boarders.

According to the 1911 census, James, now stated as a professional cricketer, is still married and they have one son, James, Minnie and Arthur. They live at 70 Crosby Road in West Bridgford, with one servant. The census return reveals that two other children had died.

Married to Edith Minnie Godley [registered in Ecclesall Bierlow, June 1898].
Died 25 March 1956 in West Bridgford, Nottingham, aged 80 years 20 days [registered in Basford, March 1956].
Height/Weight 6' 1", 13st. 7lbs [1901].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began at Wilford FC in Nottinghamshire and then Jardine's FC within Nottingham, before joining Nottingham Forest FC in early 1896, and remained until his retirement in 1910.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (four appearances)
Distinctions Played first-class cricket with Nottinghamshire CCC between 1899 and 1914.
Also brother of Albert Iremonger, Notts County FC goalkeeper between 1904 and 1926.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 268th players (268) to appear for England.
Position(s) Full back
First match No. 73, 30 March 1901, England 2 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at The Crystal Palace, Sydenham Hill, London, aged 25 years 25 days.
Last match No. 75, 22 March 1902, Ireland 0 England 1, a British Championship match at The Balmoral Showgrounds, Balmoral, Belfast, aged 26 years 17 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1900-01, 1901-02;
Team honours British Championships winners 1900-01;
Individual honours Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1903
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring from playing, Iremonger joined rival Nottingham club, Notts County FC as their trainer from 1919 to 1927. Apart from distinguishing himself as a Nottinghamshire cricketer, he also was a member of Marylebone CC tour side of Australia in 1911/12, and was also a coach to the Nottinghamshire CCC from 1921 to 1938. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.142/3.

 

James Iremonger - 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.

 

James Iremonger - 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 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
Away 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1

 

James Iremonger - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
1900-01 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
1901-02 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1

 

James Iremonger - Match History
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 25
1 73 30 March 1901 - England 2 Scotland 2, The Crystal Palace, Sydenham Hill, London BC HD Start fb
Age 26
2 75 22 March 1902 - Ireland 0 England 1, The Balmoral Showgrounds, Balmoral, Belfast BC AW Start fb

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