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Fred Kean

The Wednesday FC, Bolton Wanderers FC

9 appearances, 0 goals

P 9 W 5 D 2 L 2 F 29: A 16
67% successful

1923-29

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
810

Profile

Full name Frederick William Kean
Born 10 December 1898 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Ecclesall Bierlow, June 1899].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Frederick is the youngest of three children to William. They board with his grandmother, Jane and her husband, William Hood at 50 Daniel Hill Street in Nether Hallam, Sheffield. Both his father and step-grandfather William Hood are Spoon & Fork stampers.

According to the 1911 census, Fredrick William is now the eldest of four living with his mother, Mary Ellen. She is a housekeeper to Frank Hardwick, who lives at 8 Farfield Road in Neepsend, Sheffield.

Married to Harriet Shepherd [registered in Sheffield, March 1917].
Died 28 October 1973 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, aged 74 years 322 days [registered in Chesterfield, December 1973].
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 12st. 0lbs [1925].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played with Sheffield Hallam FC before joining Portsmouth FC in the 1919 close season, and joined The Wednesday FC in the 1920 close season. After 230 league appearances and eight goals, he joined Bolton Wanderers FC in September 1928 for £5500 for another eighty league appearances and a solitary goal. Luton Town FC in June 1931 and another 117 league appearances and another five goals. In November 1935, he joined Sutton Town FC as player/coach.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1926-26; FA Cup winners 1928-29;
Individual honours Football League (four appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 440th players (440) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right/centre-half
First match No. 132, 19 March 1923, England 6 Belgium 1, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 24 years 99 days.
Last match No. 167, 15 May 1929, Spain 4 England 3, an end-of-season tour match at Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid, aged 30 years 156 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.148.

 

Fred Kean - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
17 9 4 810 0 0 min 0 One 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.

 

Fred Kean - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 0 1 10 4 +6 0 0 3.333 1.333 66.7 +1
Away 6 3 2 1 19 12 +7 1 1 3.167 2.00 66.7 +2
All 9 5 2 2 29 16 +13 1 1 3.222 1.778 66.7 +3

 

Fred Kean - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 1 1 1.50 1.25 50.0 =0
Friendly 5 4 0 1 23 11 +12 0 0 4.60 2.20 80.0 +3
All 9 5 2 2 29 16 +13 1 1 3.222 1.778 66.7 +3

 

Fred Kean - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1922-23 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1923-24 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC 1924-25 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1925-26 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 1 1 1.50 1.25 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 1 1 1.50 1.25 50.0 =0
All 4 1 2 1 6 5 +1 1 1 1.50 1.25 50.0 =0

 

Fred Kean - Match History
 Club: The Wednesday F.C. - 7 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 9 full capsx

Age 24
1 132 19 March 1923 - England 6 Belgium 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start rh
2 133 14 April 1923 - Scotland 2 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD Start rh
Age 25
3 139 3 March 1924 - England 1 Wales 2, Ewood Park, Blackburn BC HL Start rh
4 142 22 October 1924 - England 3 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start rh
Age 26
5 147 24 October 1925 - Ireland 0 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start rh
Age 27
6 150 24 May 1926 - Belgium 3 England 5, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen tour AW Start rh
- 151 27 May 1926 - France vs. England, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris - match postponed App squad member
Age 28
- 153 2 April 1927 - Scotland 1 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW reserve
- 154 11 May 1927 - Belgium 1 England 9, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles tour AW reserve
7 155 21 May 1927 - Luxembourg 2 England 5, Stade de la Frontière, Esch-sur-Alzette AW Captain ch
- 156 26 May 1927 - France 0 England 6, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW reserve
 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 29
- 162 22 October 1928 - England 2 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW reserve
- 163 17 November 1928 - Wales 2 England 3, Vetch Field, Swansea AW reserve
Age 30
8 165 9 May 1929 - France 1 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW Start rh
- 166 11 May 1929 - Belgium 1 England 5, Parc Duden Stadion, Bruxelles AW reserve
9 167 15 May 1929 - Spain 4 England 3, Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid AL Start rh
- 169 20 November 1929 - England 6 Wales 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham BC HW reserve

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