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Chris Lawler

Liverpool FC

4 appearances, 1 goal

P 4 W 3 D 1 L 0 F 11: A 3
88% successful

1971

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Christopher Lawler
Born 20 October 1943 in Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in Liverpool North, December 1943].
Married to Geraldine R. Brown [registered in Liverpool North, June 1965].
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. 10lbs [1971].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Liverpool before signing amateur forms with Liverpool FC in May 1959, turning professional on 20 October 1960. He went on to score a tremendous 41 goals as a right-back in 406 league appearances, before he joined Portsmouth FC in October 1975, he played another thirty league appearances. Through the 1976 summer, he joined the Miami Toros of the NASL on loan, featuring in 21 matches. Stockport County AFC in August 1977 (36 league appearances, three goals), but joined Bangor City FC before the end of the season. After which he retired to Norway and turned his hand to coaching, whilst playing for IK Grand Bod´┐Ż and Raufoss IL.
Club honours Football League Champions 1963-64, 1965-66, 1972-73, runners-up 1968-69; FA Charity Shield shared 1964, 1965, winners 1966, 1974, runners-up 1971; FA Cup winners 1964-65, 1973-74, runners-up 1970-71; European Cup Winners Cup runners-up 1965-66; UEFA Cup winners 1972-73;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 873rd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 452, 12 May 1971, England 5 Malta 0, a European Championship qualification macth at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 27 years 204 days.
Last match No. 456, 13 October 1971, Switzerland 2 England 3, a European Championship qualification match at Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel, aged 27 years 358 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1970-71;
Team honours British Championship winners 1970-71;
Individual honours England U23 (four appearances), England Youth, England schoolboy.
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After he finished playing, he became a coach in Norway and from October 1981, he became assistant manager at Wigan Athletic FC. After which, he joined the infamous bootroom (reserve team coach) at Liverpool FC until his sacking in 1986. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.154.

 

Chris Lawler - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5+ 4 4 4 0 0 360 1 360 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.

 

Chris Lawler - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 1 2 2.667 0.333 83.3 +2
Away 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All - White 4 3 1 0 11 3 +8 1 2 2.75 0.75 87.5 +3

 

Chris Lawler - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

ECP

2 2 0 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +2
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 2 2 0 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +2
British Championship 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 1 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
All 4 3 1 0 11 3 +8 1 2 2.75 0.75 87.5 +3

 

Chris Lawler - Match Record - Tournament Matches
European Championship Preliminary Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1970-72 2 2 0 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +2
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1970-71 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 1 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 1 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2 2 0 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 1 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
All 4 3 1 0 11 3 +8 1 2 2.75 0.75 87.5 +3

 

Chris Lawler - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 4 full capsx

Age 22
1 u23 3 November 1965 - England U23 3 France U23 0, Carrow Road, Norwich Fr HW Start 2
2 u23 24 November 1965 - England U23 2 Yugoslavia U23 0, The Dell, Milton Road, The Common, Southampton Fr HW Start 2
Age 23
3 u23 1 March 1967 - England U23 1 Scotland U23 3, St James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HL Start 5
4 u23 10 May 1967 - England U23 3 Austria U23 0, Boothferry Park, Hull Fr HW Start 2
Age 27
1 452 12 May 1971 - England 5 Malta 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Start 75 2
- 453 19 May 1971 - Northern Ireland 0 England 1, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW squad/unused sub ?
2 454 19 May 1971 - England 0 Wales 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HD Start 2
3 455 22 May 1971 - England 3 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 2
4 456 13 October 1971 - Switzerland 2 England 3, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel ECP AW Start 2

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