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George Mills

Chelsea FC

3 caps, 3 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 12: A 6
100% successful

1937

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name George Robert Mills
Born 29 December 1908 in Clarence Street, Deptford, London [registered in Greenwich, March 1909].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, George Robert is the eldest of two sons to Robert and Amy Eliza (née Amos), they live at 63 Hyde Street in Deptford. His father is a general labourer for the South Metropolitan GAs Company, on the Cold Kent Road.

Married to Ellen Irene Streeton, 12 July 1930 [registered in Camberwell, Surrey, September 1930]. One son, John R.G.
Died 15 July 1970 in Torbay, Devon, aged 61 years 198 days [registered in Torbay, July 1970]. George was on holiday, he died after playing tennis.
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. 9lbs [1938].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Represented South-East London Schools and was playing with Emerald Athletic FC and Bromley FC before signing with Cheslea FC as an amateur in November 1929, turning professional in February 1930. He retired during WWII ,subsequently serving as Chelsea FC's 'A' team.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 641st player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 212, 23 October 1937, Ireland 1 England 5, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 28 years 298 days.
Last match No. 214, 1 December 1937, England 5 Czechoslovakia 4, a friendly match at White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London, aged 28 years 337 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1937-38;
Team honours British Championships winners 1937-38;
Individual honours None
Distinctions First England player to score a hat-trick on his debut since Frank Bradshaw in 1908.

Beyond England

Worked for a City printing firm. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.174/5.

 

George Mills - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 2 270 3 90 min 3 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.

 

George Mills - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 2 0 0 7 5 +2 0 0 3.50 2.50 100.0 +2
All - White 3 3 0 0 12 6 +6 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +3

 

George Mills - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
Friendly 1 1 0 0 5 4 +1 0 0 5.00 4.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 12 6 +6 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +3

 

George Mills - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2

 

George Mills - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 28
1 212 23 October 1937 - Ireland 1 England 5, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Start
9
2 213 17 November 1937 - England 2 Wales 1, Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough BC HW Start 9
3 214 1 December 1937 - England 5 Czechoslovakia 4, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London Fr HW Start 9

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