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Edward Johnson

St Peter's College (Saltley) FC, Stoke FC

2 appearances, 2 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 11: A 3
100% successful

1880-84

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Edward Johnson
Born late 1859 or early 1860 in Hanley, Stoke-upon-Trent, Staffordshire [registered in Stoke, September 1859 and another in March 1960].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, Edward is the youngest of six children to William and Eliza. His father is a grocer and they live at 14 Wharf Street in the Shelton area of Henley.

According to the 1871 census and all is the same as 1861. His father is still a grocer. He is still the youngest of six, and they all still live at 14 Wharf Street.

According to the 1881 census, Edward is a schoolmaster, and just one of three sons still living with his parents at 14 Wharf Street.

According to the 1891 census, Edward now lives at 14 Wharf Street with just his widowed mother.  She is a grocer, he is a grocer's assistant.

According to the 1901 census, Edward lives alone at 14 Wharf Street. He is alone in running the grocers shop.

Died 30 June 1901 at 14 Wharf Street in Stoke-upon-Trent, aged 41 years nk days [registered in Stoke-upon-Trent, September 1901].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football before assisting St. Peter's College, Saltley, in Birmingham in 1880-81, also played for Stoke FC from 1880 for several years, eventually retiring through injury, he fell from a horse-drawn vehicle; also represented Birmingham FA;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 75th players (80) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right, centre-forward
First match No. 11, 15 March 1880, Wales 2 England 3, a friendly match at Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 19/20? years nk days.
Last match No. 20, 23 February 1884, Ireland 1 England 8, a British Championship match at Ulster Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 23/24? years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1883-84;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After giving up playing was closely connected with the administration of Stoke St Peter's FC, and for many years a member of the Staffordshire FA before being compelled to resign on health grounds in 1898. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.144.

 

Edward Johnson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 1 180 2 90 min 2 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.

 

Edward Johnson - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 =0
All 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 =0

 

Edward Johnson - 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 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 =0

 

Edward Johnson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Edward Johnson - Match History
 Club: St Peter's College F.C. & Stoke F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 2 full capsx

Age 19/20
1 11 15 March 1880 - Wales 2 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham Fr AW Start or
 Club: Stoke F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 23/24
2 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start cf

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