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Bert Lee

Southampton FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1904

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Sergeant Ernest Albert Lee
Born 19 August 1879 at St. Michael's Lane, Bridport, Dorset [registered in Bridport, September 1879].
Birthdate calculated from his army medical record.
Baptised 20 December 1882 in Bridport

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Ernest Albert is the youngest of five children to Thomas Eveleigh and Sarah Ann (née Warren). His father is a general labourer, and they all live at 35 St Michael's Lane in Bridport.

According to the 1891 census, Ernest A. remains the youngest, but only four remain with their parents at St Michael's Lane. His father is still a general labourer.

According to the 1901 census, Albert is a Professional Footballer boarding with the Butt family, living at 35 York Street in Southampton.

Not on the 1911 census return for England and Wales, he was in Dundee in Angus at the time.
According to Army Records, joined the Hampshire Regiment (36063) in 1916 as a Storeman. His wife, Lily A., was stated as living at 56 Richmond Road in the Freemantle area of Southampton. Transferred to the 180th Labour Corps (107645) on 14 May 1917, then finally the 17th Royal Fusilliers (114630) on 9 January 1919. He was demobilised on 23 May 1919.

Married to Lily Agnes Trapp, on 27 June 1905 [registered in Southampton, June 1905].
Died 14 January 1958 at the General Hospital, Shirley, Southampton, aged 78 years 148 days [registered in Southampton, March 1958]. Living at 34 Newlands Avenue, Southampton. Left £1648 2s. 8d. to his widow, Lily Agnes.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 12st. 8lbs [1903]. 5' 11", 11st. 0lbs [1916].

Source

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

 Club Career

Club(s) After beginning his career with Poole FC, Lee joined Southampton FC in the 1900 close season. After six years and 174 league appearances, in which scored eight times, on 3 May 1906, he went north of the border and joined Dundee FC in the Scottish League, becoming club captain. He remained until his return to Southampton FC on 4 May 1911, becoming their trainer in 1913, he played another 77 league matches, scoring another five goals. Retired during WW1.
Club honours Southern League Champions 1900-01, 1902-03, 1903-04, FA Cup runners-up 1900-01; Scottish Cup winners 1909-10;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 290th players (291) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 80, 29 February 1904, Wales 2 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 24 years 194 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1903-04;
Team honours British Championship winners 1903-04;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring from playing during World War One, Lee remained with the Southampton club as trainer until 1935. After he left football, he worked as a salesman with his son's radio firm - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.155.

 

Bert Lee - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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.

 

Bert Lee - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 +1
All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 +1

 

Bert Lee - Match Record - Tournament Matches
Brtitish Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1903-04 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 +1
BC All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 +1
All 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 +1

 

Bert Lee - Match History
 Club: Southampton F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 24
1 80 29 February 1904 - Wales 2 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start rh

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