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Alf Milward

Everton FC

4 caps, 3 goals

P 4 W 3 D 0 L 1 F 12: A 3
75% successful

1891-97

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

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Full name Alfred Milward
name notes It was assumed that this Alfred was an Alfred Wetherell Milward (12 September 1870), as stated by Doug Lamming. But this is wrong....see below.
Born 12 December 1870 in Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire [registered in Wycombe, December 1870].
Attended Sir William Borlas's Grammar School.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, four month old Alfred is the youngest of five children to John and Elizabeth (née Humphreys). His father is a baker, and with a single servant and two apprentices, they live at West Street in Great Marlow.

According to the 1881 census, Alfred now has a younger sister, and with his four older siblings, they live with their parents still in West Street. His father is a baker and corn dealer and they live with a servant and an apprentice. This census also reveals that Alfred's older brother, John, is 'lame from birth'.

Cannot be found on the 1891 census.

According to the 1901 census, Alfred Milward is a professional footballer married to Cassie with three children, Phyllis, Cassie and Edna, living at at 60 Cromwell Road in Shirley, Hampshire. Edgar Chadwick is a boarder. They have one servant.

According to the 1911 census, Alfred is a publican, still married to Catherine, and still with three children, living at 65 Orchard Lane in Southampton.

Married to Kate/Catherine 'Cassie' Airey [registered in West Derby, Lancashire, June 1893]. Cassie was born in Ireland.
Died 1 June 1941 in Winchester, Hampshire, aged 70 years 171 days [registered in Winchester, June 1941].
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 12st. 0lbs [1895].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his early career football withhis old school team, the Old Borlasians FC, and Marlow FC. Signed with Everton FC in 1888. After 201 league appearances and 85 goals, he joined New Brighton Tower in 1897 and played another 32 league matches, scoring nineteen times. Southampton FC in May 1899 (56 Southern League appearances, 36 goals) and New Brompton FC in 1901. He retired from playing in 1903.
Club honours Football League Champions 1890-91; FA Cup runners-up 1892-93, 1896-97, 1899-1900; Southern League winners 1900-01;
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 eleven, across two matches, who became the 174th players (178) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 41, 7 March 1891, England 4 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Newcastle Road, Sunderland, aged 20 years 85 days.
Last match No. 61, 3 April 1897, England 1 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at The Crystal Palace, Sydenham Hill, London, aged 26 years 112 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1890-91, 1896-97;
Team honours British Championships winners 1890-91;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information, but according to census', he turned his hand to becoming a licensed victualler in Southampton when he retired. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.175/6.

 

Alf Milward - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 4 4 360 3 120 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.

 

Alf Milward - 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 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 0 1 3.00 0.75 75.0 +2
All 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 0 1 3.00 0.75 75.0 +2

 

 

Alf Milward - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1890-91 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 1896-97 2 1 0 1 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 50.0 =0
BC All 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 0 1 3.00 0.75 75.0 +2
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 0 1 3.00 0.75 75.0 +2
All 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 0 1 3.00 0.75 75.0 +2

 

Alf Milward - Match History
 Club: Everton F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - 4 full capsx

Age 20
1 41 7 March 1891 - England 4 Wales 1, Newcastle Road, Sunderland BC HW Start ol
2 43 4 April 1891 - England 2 Scotland 1, Ewood Park, Blackburn HW Start ol
Age 22
- 48 13 March 1893 - England 6 Wales 0, Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent BC HW withdrawn
Age 26
3 60 29 March 1897 - England 4 Wales 0, Bramall Lane, Highfield, Sheffield BC HW Start ol
4 61 3 April 1897 - England 1 Scotland 2, The Crystal Palace, Sydenham Hill, London HL Start ol

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