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Arthur Knight

Portsmouth FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 1: A 1
50% successful

1919

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Captain Arthur Egerton Knight
Born 7 September 1887 in Wharf Street, Godalming, Surrey [registered in Guildford, December 1887].
Attended King Edward VI Grammar School, Guildford

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Arthur E. is the fifth of six children to William and Sarah A.. His father is a painter and plumber, they all live at Wharf Street in Godalming.

According to the 1901 census, Alfred is a carpenter. He remains the fifth of six, remaining with their parents in Wharf Street.

According to the 1911 census, Arthur Egerton is a clerk, boarding with the Cronin family, Bertha Janet and her seven sons, at 61 Cottage Grove in Southsea.

Died 10 March 1956 in Milton, Hampshire, aged 68 years 185 days [registered in Portsmouth, March 1956]. Buried in Highfield Road cemetery, Portsmouth.
Height/Weight 5' 11", 12st. 0lbs [1919].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) After playing junior football in Guildford, he signed for Portsmouth FC in 1909, where he remained until 1922. He started playing for the Corinthians club from 1921 until 1931.
Club honours Southern League winners 1919-20;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also played as a 'useful' batsman for Hampshire CC 1913-23

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 383rd players (384) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
Only match No. 120, 25 October 1920, Ireland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 32 years 48 days.
Major tournaments Olympic Games 1912; British Championships 1919-20
Team honours Olympic Games Gold Medal 1912;
Individual honours England Victory Internationals (one appearance), England Amateur (thirty appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Knight served with the Border & Hampshire regiments during the Great War, rising to the rank of Captain. Became a wine merchant after retiring. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.152.

 

Arthur Knight - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 1 90 min 1 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.

 

Arthur Knight - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Arthur Knight - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1919-20 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Arthur Knight - Match History
 Club: Portsmouth F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 32
1 120 25 October 1919 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD Captain lb

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