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Vic Metcalfe

Huddersfield Town AFC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 7: A 3
100% successful

1951

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Victor Metcalfe
Born 3 February 1922 in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumberland [registered in Barrow-in-Furness, March 1922].
Married to Maureen Smith [registered in Bradford, West Riding, June 1948].
Died 6 April 2003, aged 81 years 62 days [registered in Huddersfield, April 2003].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 0lbs [1951].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football, representing West Riding. He played with Ravensthorpe Albion FC, signing for Huddersfield Town AFC as an amateur in January 1940. It was not until December 1945 that Metcalfe was made a professional.  He went onto play 434 league matches, scoring 87 goals. He moved to Hull City AFC in June 1958, before retiring in February 1960.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions His father played Rugby for Yorkshire.

Source

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

England Career

Player number 705th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 263, 9 May 1951, England 2 Argentina 1, a Festival of Britain match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 29 years 95 days.
Last match No. 264, 19 May 1951, England 5 Portugal 2, a Festival of Britain match at Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool, aged 29 years 105 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Returned to Huddersfield Town AFC in 1961 as a Youth coach, where he remained until October 1964. Became coach and scouted for Halifax Town AFC in December 1964, where he became manager from June 1966 until November 1967. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.173.

 

Vic Metcalfe - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 0 180 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.

 

Vic Metcalfe - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White - Friendly 2 2 0 0 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 100.0 +2

 

Vic Metcalfe - Match History
 Club: Huddersfield Town A.F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 2 full capsx

Age 29
1 263 9 May 1951 - England 2 Argentina 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, Fr HW Start 7
2 264 19 May 1951 - England 5 Portugal 2, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool Fr HW Start 7

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