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Eddie Latheron

Blackburn Rovers FC

2 caps, 1 goal

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 4: A 6
50% successful

1913-14

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

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image coutesy of cotton town Gunner Edwin Gladstone Latheron
Full name
Born early (before April) 1887 in (possibly 4 Railway Cottages), Carlin How, near Brotton, North Yorkshire [registered in Guisborough, North Riding, June 1887].
Certainly not 22 December 1887!

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, the four year old Edwin is the seventh of eight children to John Summerson and Martha Ann (née Brampton). His father is a signalman and they all live at 93 North Ormesby Road in Middlesbrough.

According to the 1901 census, Edwin has another brother, and is one of five children that live with their signalman father at 51 Haddon Street, Middlesbrough. Edwin is an errand boy.

According to the 1911 census, Edwin is boarding with his new wife of one year, Bertha, with his mother-in-law, Emma Livesey. They live at 14 Selous Street in Blackburn. He is stated as being a Professional Footballer.

Married to Bertha Livesey, at St Mark's Church, Witton [registered in Blackburn, Lancashire, September 1910]. One son, Walter.
Killed in Action on 14 October 1917, aged 30 years unknown days [registration not found], in the Battle of Passchendaele, West Flanders, one of 13,000 Allied casualties. Buried in a military cemetery at Vlamertinghe in Belgium.
According to the Wills & Administration Index, Edwin was stated as living at the Cemetery Hotel in Whalley New Road in Blackburn, he left £976 1s. 6d. to his widowed wife, Bertha.
Height/Weight: 5' 5", 10st. 8lbs [1907].

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with South Bank Corinthians FC before joining neighbouring club Grangetown Athletic FC, he joined Blackburn Rovers FC in March 1906 for a £25 fee after playing against Grangetown in an FA Amateur Cup side. He played in 258 league matches, scoring 94 times. He guested for Blackpool FC during the war.
Club honours Football League Champions 1911-12, 1913-14;
Individual honours Football League (five appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 368th players (373) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 115, 17 March 1913, England 4 Wales 3, a British Championship match at Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, aged 25/26 years nk days.
Last match No. 117, 14 February 1914, England 0 Ireland 3, a British Championship match at Ashton Gate Stadium, Bedminster, Bristol, aged 26/27 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1912-13, 1913-14;
Team honours British Championship winners 1912-13;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He remained with Rovers until his death in 1917, whilst serving with the Royal Field Artillery. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.154.

 

Eddie Latheron - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 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.

 

Eddie Latheron - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 2 1 0 1 4 6 -2 1 0 2.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 6 -2 1 0 2.00 3.00 50.0 =0

 

Eddie Latheron - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1912-13 1 1 0 0 4 3 +1 0 0 4.00 3.00 100.0 +1
BC 1913-14 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All 2 1 0 1 4 6 -2 1 0 2.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 4 6 -2 1 0 2.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 6 -2 1 0 2.00 3.00 50.0 =0

 

Eddie Latheron - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 25/26
1 115 17 March 1913 - England 4 Wales 3, Ashton Gate Stadium, Bedminster, Bristol BC HW Start 30 il
Age 26/27
2 117 14 February 1914 - England 0 Ireland 3, Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough BC HL Start il

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