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Mick Jones

Sheffield United FC, Leeds United AFC

3 caps, 0 goals

P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 3: A 1
*(actual F 3: A 1)
83% successful

1965-70

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
250

Profile

Full name Michael David Jones (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 24 April 1945 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire [registered in Worksop, June 1945].
Attended Shireoak Primary School and Priory Manor Secondary School
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 11st. 11lbs [1967].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started playing football as a schoolboy in and around Worksop, and then Rotherham. His first senior club was Dinnington Miners Welfare FC. It was from there that he signed amateur forms with Sheffield United FC in April 1961. He turned professional in November 1962. After 149 league matches and 63 goals, Leeds United AFC signed him for �100,000 in September 1967. He retired through a knee injury in August 1975, after 220 league matches and 77 goals with Leeds.
Club honours Inter-Cities Fairs Cup winners 1967-68, 1970-71; Football League Champions 1968-69, 1973-74; FA Cup runners-up 1969-70, 1972-73, winners 1973-74; European Cup Winners Cup runners-up 1972-73;
Individual honours Leeds United AFC Player of the Year 1973-74
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 838th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 390, 12 May 1965, West Germany 0 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Städtisches Stadion, Nürnberg, Bayern, aged 20 years 18 days.
Last match No. 438, 14 January 1970, England 0 Netherlands 0, a friendly match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, substituted (70), aged 24 years 265 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England U23 (nine appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Jones fell on hard times after retiring back to Worksop but eventually began selling sports equipment on market stalls. He then opened a sports shop on the High Street in Maltby. Trading from 1982 until closing in 1997. Mick was an ever present presence behind the counter, with him employing very few other staff. He also worked in the pub business. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.146.

 

Mick Jones - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4+ 3 0 3 0 1 250 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.

 

Mick Jones - 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 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Away 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All - Friendly 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 1 2 1.00 0.333 83.3 +2

 

Mick Jones - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 1 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
Red 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 1 2 1.00 0.333 83.3 +2

 

Mick Jones - Match History
 Club: Sheffield United F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 3 full capsx

Age 19
- u23 25 November 1964 - England U23 5 Romania U23 0, Highfield Road, Coventry Fr HW Start ?
- u23 24 February 1965 - Scotland U23 0 England U23 0, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Fr AD Start ?
- u23 7 April 1965 - England U23 0 Czechoslovakia U23 0, Elland Road, Leeds Fr HD Start ?
- u23 25 May 1965 - West Germany U23 1 England U23 0, Dreisamstadion, Freiburg Fr AL Start ?
- u23 2 June 1965 - Austria U23 0 England U23 0, Praterstadion, Wien Fr AD Start off 35 ?
- u23 3 November 1965 - England U23 3 France U23 0, Carrow Road, Norwich Fr HW Start ?
- u23 24 November 1965 - England U23 2 Yugoslavia U23 0, The Dell, Milton Road, Southampton Fr HW Start ?
- u23 20 April 1966 - England U23 2 Turkey U23 0, Ewood Park, Blackburn Fr HW Start ?
- u23 10 May 1967 - England U23 3 Austria U23 0, Boothferry Park, Hull Fr HW Start ?
Age 20
- 389 9 May 1965 - Yugoslavia 1 England 1, Stadion Crvena zvezda, Beograd tour AD squad/
reserve?
1 390 12 May 1965 - West Germany 0 England 1, Städtisches Stadion, Nürnberg, Bayern AW Start 9
2 391 16 May 1965 - Sweden 1 England 2, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg AW Start 9
 Club: Leeds United A.F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 24
3 438 14 January 1970 - England 0 Netherlands 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start off 70 9

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