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Harry Linacre

Nottingham Forest FC

2 appearances, 1 goal against
1 clean sheet

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 1
100% successful

1905

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name James Henry Linacre
Born 26 March 1881 at Derby Road, Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire [registered in Shardlow, June 1881].
Attended Loughborough Grammar School

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, the infant Linacre is the only child to James A. and Annie. His father is a farmer, and with two servants, they live in Derby Road in Aston-on-Trent.

According to the 1891 census, the ten year old James H. is a pupil at Grammar School House in Osgathorpe, Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

According to the 1901 census, James H. is living with his widowed mother, Annie, at 47 Queen's Walk in Nottingham. James is an apprentice to a mechanical engineer.

According to the 1911 census, Jems Henry is married to Ada, they live at 4 George Road in West Bridgford, Nottingham. He is a speculative builder.

Married to Ada Spowage [registered in Nottingham, June 1910].
Died 11 May 1957, aged 76 years 46 days [registered in Nottingham, June 1957].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 2lbs [1903].

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) Began with Aston-on-Trent FC, also playing with Draycott Mills FC, before signing with Derby County FC in December 1898. He played in two league games before Nottingham Forest FC took him in August 1899, where he remained for the next ten years, playing 308 league matches.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1906-07;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three to become the 308th players (308) to appear for England. 34th goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 84, 27 March 1905, England 3 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Anfield Road, Liverpool, aged 24 years 1 day.
Last match No. 85, 1 April 1905, England 1 Scotland 0, a British Championship match at Sports Arena, Crystal Palace Park, Penge, London, aged 24 years 6 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1904-05;
Team honours British Championship winners 1904-05;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Nephew of Frank & Fred Forman (not brother-in-law, as stated by Doug Lamming!)

Beyond England

Was in business with his uncle, Frank Forman, in the building contractors industry. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.157.

 

Harry Linacre - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 1 50% 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.

 

Harry Linacre - 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 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

Harry Linacre - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1904-05 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

Harry Linacre - Match History
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 24
1 84 27 March 1905 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW Start gk
2 85 1 April 1905 - England 1 Scotland 0, Sports Arena, Crystal Palace Park, Penge, London HW Start gk

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