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Fred Morris

West Bromwich Albion FC

2 appearances, 1 debut goal

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 7: A 4
100% successful

1920

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Frederick Morris
Born 27 August 1893 in Tipton, Staffordshire [registered in Dudley, Staffs., December 1893].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, seven year old Fred is the youngest of four children to Henry and Annie. His father is a labourer general and they are all living on Coneygree Road in Tipton with one boarder.

According to the 1911 census, Frederick is a bedstead fitter, married to May for less than a year, and living at 14 Chaters Passage in Tipton.

According to the 1939 register, Frederick, a loom core maker at the iron foundry, and May, are still married, living at 23 Bell Street in Tipton, along with children, Harry and Edward W.
Married to May Roberts [registered in Dudley, September 1910].
Died 4 July 1962 in Great Bridge, Tipton, aged 68 years 311 days [registered in Wednesbury, Staffs. September 1962].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 7lbs [1922].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Staffordshire. His senior clubs included Bell Street Primitives FC, Tipton Victoria FC and Redditch FC. West Bromwich Albion FC signed him in May 1911. He guested for Fulham FC and Watford FC during WW1. After resuming his career with West Bromwich Albion FC after the war, after 287 league appearances and 118 goals, on 1 August 1924 he joined Coventry City FC. Ended his career with Oakengates Town FC in 1925, until his retirement in 1930.
Club honours Football League Champions 1919-20;
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 three who became the 395th players (397) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 122, 10 April 1920, England 5 Scotland 4, a British Championship match at Hillsborough, Owlerton, Sheffield, aged 26 years 227 days.
Last match No. 123, 23 October 1920, England 2 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland, aged 27 years 58 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1919-20, 1920-21;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Worked in his native Tipton, where he died. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.179/80.

 

Fred Morris - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 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.

 

Fred Morris - 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 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 1 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 1 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2

 

Fred Morris - 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 1920-21 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 1 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 1 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 1 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2

 

Fred Morris - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 26
1 122 10 April 1920 - England 5 Scotland 4, Hillsborough, Sheffield BC HW Start 67 il
Age 27
2 123 23 October 1920 - England 2 Ireland 0, Roker Park, Sunderland BC HW Start il

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