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Eph Longworth

Liverpool FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 5 W 3 D 2 L 0 F 17: A 9
80% successful

1920-23

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Ephraim Longworth
Born 2 October 1887 at 19 Osbourne Grove, Halliwell, Lancashire [registered in Bolton, December 1887].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Ephraim is the fifth of six children to James and Jane E., with a boarder they live at 19 Osborne Grove in Halliwell. His father is a Cotton Spinner Operative.

According to the 1901 census, Ephraim is now the fifth of nine children, still with their parents, now at 262 Oxford Grove in Bolton. His father and older brothers are all cotton spinners, Eph himself is a cotton piecer.

According to the 1911 census, Ephraim is a professional footballer married to Florence. They live at 53 Hanwell Street in Anfield, Liverpool.

Married to Florence May Taylor [registered in Bolton, September 1910].
Died 7 January 1968, aged 80 years 97 days [registered in Liverpool North, March 1968].
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 11st. 3lbs [1925].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Bolton before playing with Bolton St Luke's FC in the Lancashire Combination. He turned professional with Hyde St. George's. After which, he joined Bolton Wanderers FC in June 1907. Clapton Orient FC late in 1908. In May 1910, he joined Liverpool FC where he remained until his retirement in 1928 after 341 league appearances.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1913-14; Football League Champions 1921-22, 1922-23;
Individual honours Football League (six appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 395th players (395) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 122, 10 April 1920, England 5 Scotland 4, a British Championship match at Hillsborough, Sheffield, aged 32 years 191 days.
Last match No. 133, 14 April 1923, Scotland 2 England 2, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 35 years 195 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1919-20, 1922-23;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Victory (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring, he served on the Liverpool backroom staff, firstly as coach. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Eph Longworth - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 5 3 450 0 0 min 0 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.

 

Eph Longworth - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 10 5 +5 0 0 5.00 2.50 100.0 +2
Away 3 1 2 0 7 4 +3 0 1 2.333 1.333 66.7 +1
All 5 3 2 0 17 9 +8 0 1 3.40 1.80 80.0 +3

 

Eph Longworth - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 3 1 2 0 9 8 +1 0 0 3.00 2.667 66.7 +1
Friendly 2 2 0 0 8 1 +7 0 1 4.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 5 3 2 0 17 9 +8 0 1 3.40 1.80 80.0 +3

 

Eph Longworth - 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 1 0 0 5 4 +1 0 0 5.00 4.00 100.0 +1
BC 1922-23 2 0 2 0 4 4 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC All 3 1 2 0 9 8 +1 0 0 3.00 2.667 66.7 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 1 2 0 9 8 +1 0 0 3.00 2.667 66.7 +1
All 3 1 2 0 9 8 +1 0 0 3.00 2.667 66.7 +1

 

Eph Longworth - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 32
1 122 10 April 1920 - England 5 Scotland 4, Hillsborough, Sheffield BC HW Start rb
Age 33
2 126 21 May 1921 - Belgium 0 England 2, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles Fr AW Captain rb
Age 35
3 131 5 March 1923 - Wales 2 England 2, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AD Start rb
4 132 19 March 1923 - England 6 Belgium 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London Fr HW Start rb
5 133 14 April 1923 - Scotland 2 England 2, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AD Start rb

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