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Clem Mitchell

Upton Park FC & Corinthians FC

5 appearances, 5 goals

P 5 W 2 D 1 L 2 F 12: A 12
50% successful

1880-85

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Clement Mitchell
Born 20 February 1862 at Gonville Lodge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire [registered in Cambridge, March 1862].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Clement is the fifth of eight children to William Spencer and Eliza Ann (née Cross). Although in 1871, he is the second of five living with their widowed mother at Gonville Place in Cambridge with two servants. His father, a land and home proprietor, had died in 1868.

According to the 1881 census, the Mitchell's have moved to Lewisham in London. Clement, now a clerk to a tea dealer, lives with his widowed mother, as well as his older sister and two younger brothers. They also have two servants and they all live at Egerton House on Sunderland Road in Lewisham.

According to the 1891 census, Clement is just one of two sons, the other being Algernon, still living with the mother and two servants at 3 Sydenham Road in Beckenham, Kent. The two son's occupation is described as 'not known'.
The London Electoral Rolls between 1894 and 1897 confirm Clement as living at 3 Sydenham Avenue.

According to the 1901 census, Clements is now one of three children, the others being Alice and William, still living at 3 Sydenham Avenue with their mother. They still have two servants and Clement is described as being a tea merchant. 

According to the 1911 census, Eliza Ann was still at 3 Sydenham Avenue with two of her children and two servants. Clement is not on this cenus, presumed in India.

Died 6 October 1937, at 26 Raphael Road, Aldrington, Hove, Sussex, aged 75 years 228 days [registered in Hove, December 1937].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Felsted School, playing football between 1877-79, captain in 1879, then joined Upton Park FC, also played with the Corinthians FC team 1882-86; represented Essex FA and London;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played first-class cricket for Kent 1890-92;

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 75th players (79) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 11, 15 March 1880, Wales 2 England 3, a friendly match at The Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 18 years 23 days.
Last match No. 24, 14 March 1885, England 1 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Leamington Street, Mile End, Blackburn, aged 23 years 22 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1884-85;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Clerk to a Tea dealer in 1881, living in Lewisham, London. Before becoming a Tea Merchant by 1901. He then travelled to Calcutta, India, to becoma a noted cricketer. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.176./Ancestry.com

 

Clem Mitchell - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
8 5 1 450 5 90 min 1 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.

 

Clem Mitchell - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 1 1 2 9 10 -1 0 1 2.25 2.50 50.0 -1
Away 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 5 2 1 2 12 12 =0 0 1 2.40 2.40 50.0 =0

 

 

Clem Mitchell - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 4 2 0 2 11 11 =0 0 1 2.75 2.75 50.0 =0
All 5 2 1 2 12 12 =0 0 1 2.40 2.40 50.0 =0

 

Clem Mitchell - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1884-85 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Clem Mitchell - Match History
 Club: Upton Park F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 5 full capsx

Age 18
1 11 15 March 1880 - Wales 2 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham Fr AW Start cf
Age 19
- 12 26 February 1881 - England 0 Wales 1, East Lancashire Cricket Club, Blackburn Fr HL withdrew injured
2 13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6, The Oval, Kennington Fr HL Start cf
 Club: Upton Park F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 3 full caps  
Age 21
3 17 3 February 1883 - England 5 Wales 0, The Oval, Kennington Fr HW Start
c16, 70, 86
cf
- 18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket GroundLiverpool Fr HW withdrew injured
4 19 10 March 1883 - England 2 Scotland 3, Bramall Lane, Sheffield Fr HL Start 24 cf
Age 22
- 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW withdrew
Age 23
5 24 14 March 1885 - England 1 Wales 1, Leamington Street, Blackburn BC HD Start 35 cf

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