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Frank Moss

Aston Vila FC

5 caps, 0 goals

P 5 W 1 D 3 L 1 F 6: A 5
50% successful

1921-24

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Frank Moss
Born 17 April 1895 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Aston, June 1895].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Frank is the third of four children to George Henry and Sarah Ann (née Sollis). They are one of two families that live at 70 Phillips Street in Aston Manor, the other being the Sollis family. His father is a boatman on the canal.

According to the 1911 census, still at 70 Phillips Street, Frank now has four more younger siblings, and now just one of the Sollis' live with them, his grandmother. Frank is now also a boatman, along with his father. The census reveals that his parents had eleven children, and that three had died.

Married to Katie Jackson [registered in Birmingham, September 1916]. Three children, Frank, Nellie and Amos.
Died 15 September 1965 in Worcester, Worcestershire, aged 70 years 151 days [registered in Worcestershire, September 1965].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 4lbs [1920].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played football in Birmingham schools and joined Walsall FC aged only 15 years. Signed for Aston Villa FC in February 1914 for a £250 transfer fee. Signed for Cardiff City FC in January 1929 for six months, signing for Bromsgrove Rovers FC as their player-manager in the 1929 close season. He subsequently played two seasons with Worcester City FC before retiring.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1919-20, runners-up 1923-24;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions His two sons, Frank and Amos played for Aston Villa FC.

Source

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

England Career

Player number 423rd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
First match No. 127, 22 October 1921, Ireland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 26 years 188 days.
Last match No. 140, 12 April 1924, England 1 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 28 years 361 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1921-22, 1922-23, 1923-24;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After hanging up his boots, became a licensee in a Worcester hostelry for 35 years. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.182.

 

Frank Moss - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 5 4 450 0 0 min 0 one 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.

 

Frank Moss - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 1 1 1.00 0.667 50.0 =0
Away 2 0 2 0 3 3 =0 0 0 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 5 1 3 1 6 5 +1 1 1 1.20 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Frank Moss - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 1 1 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
Friendly 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All 5 1 3 1 6 5 +1 1 1 1.20 1.00 50.0 =0

 

Frank Moss - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1921-22 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1 0 0.50 1.00 25.0 -1
BC 1922-23 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1923-24 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 1 1 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 1 1 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0
All 4 1 2 1 4 3 +1 1 1 1.00 0.75 50.0 =0

 

Frank Moss - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 26
1 127 22 October 1921 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AD Start hb
2 129 8 April 1922 - England 0 Scotland 1, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham HL Start hb
Age 27
3 130 21 October 1922 - England 2 Ireland 0, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich BC HW Start hb
Age 28
4 138 1 November 1923 - Belgium 2 England 2, Bosuil Stadion, Antwerpen Fr AD Start hb
5 140 12 April 1924 - England 1 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HD Captain hb

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