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Herbert Jones

Blackburn Rovers FC

6 appearances, 0 goals, 1 own goal

P 6 W 4 D 0 L 2 F 23: A 11
67% successful

1927-28

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
540

Profile

Full name Herbert Jones
Born 3 December 1896 in Blackpool, Lancashire [registered in Fylde, March 1897].
Birthnotes The date of December 1896 is confirmed by his death registration.

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Herbert is the eldest of two children to Arthur Herbert and Lilly, and they live at 88 Lower Bents Lane in Bredbury, in Stockport.

According to the 1911 census, Herbert has another brother, and now the eldest of three (Arthur was born in 1902, back in Blackpool). His father is a commission agent and they all now live at 30 Seymour Road in Blackpool, with two boarders, Betsy Hamer and Christopher Chapman. The census reveals that Herbert was one of five children, and one of his siblings had died.

Died 11 September 1973, aged 76 years 282 days [registered in Fylde, September 1973].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 0lbs [1927].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s)

Taffy Jones began his football career with South Shore Strollers FC and Fleetwood Town FC in 1920. He joined his hometown club, Blackpool FC, making his debut on 16 December 1922. He went on to make 94 league appearances. Blackburn Rovers FC signed Jones in December 1925 for a £3850 fee.  Jones went on to play 247 league games until June 1934, when he joined Brighton & Hove Albion FC for a single season making 37 league appearances. He finished his career back at Fleetwood Town FC.

Club honours FA Cup winners 1927-28
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became 517th players (517) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 153, 2 April 1927, Scotland 1 England 2, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 30 years 211 days.
Last match No. 159, 31 March 1928, England 1 Scotland 5, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 31 years 210 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1926-27, 1927-28;
Team honours British Championships shared 1926-27;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.146.

 

Herbert Jones - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
6 6 3 540 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.

 

Herbert Jones - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 0 0 1 1 5 -4 0 0 1.00 5.00 0.00 -1
Away 5 4 0 1 22 6 +16 1 1 4.40 1.20 80.0 +3
All 6 4 0 2 23 11 +12 1 1 3.833 1.833 66.7 -2

 

Herbert Jones - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 1 0 1.00 2.667 33.3 -1
Friendly 3 3 0 0 20 3 +17 0 1 6.667 1.00 100.0 +3
All 6 4 0 2 23 11 +12 1 1 3.833 1.833 66.7 -2

 

Herbert Jones - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1926-27 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1927-28 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 1 0 0.50 3.50 0.00 -2
BC All 3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 1 0 1.00 2.667 33.3 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 1 0 1.00 2.667 33.3 -1
All 3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 1 0 1.00 2.667 33.3 -1

 

Herbert Jones - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 6 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 6 full capsx

Age 30
1 153 2 April 1927 - Scotland 1 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start lb
2 154 11 May 1927 - Belgium 1 England 9, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles tour AW Start lb
3 155 21 May 1927 - Luxembourg 2 England 5, Stade de la Frontière, Esch-sur-Alzette AW Start lb
4 156 26 May 1927 - France 0 England 6, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW Start lb
5 157 22 October 1927 - Ireland 2 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL Start lb
6 159 31 March 1928 - England 1 Scotland 5, Empire Stadium, Wembley HL Start lb

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