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Eddie Mosscrop

Burnley FC

2 caps, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 3: A 3
50% successful

1914

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Edwin Mosscrop
Born 16 June 1889 in Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire [registered in Ecclesall Bierlow, September 1889].
Birth notes There is no Edwin Mosscrop born in Southport in 1892, the only Edwin was born in Sheffield in 1889, this is collaberated by his death registration, which states his correct birthdate.

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Edwin is the third child to Samuel and Margaret. They live at 9 Morven Grove in Southport. The census reveals that Edwin was indeed born in Sheffield. His father is a railway clerk and they have one servant.

According to the 1901 census, Edwin is still one of three children living with their parents still at 9 Morven Grove. His father is now a coal merchant.

According to the 1911 census, Edwin is a student at the training college at St Mark's College on the Kings Road in Chelsea.

Married to Gertrude Mary Rimmer, at St Mary's Church, Southport [registered in Ormskirk, December 1916].
Died 14 March 1980 in Southport, aged 90 years 272 days [registered in Southport, March 1980].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 9st. 10lbs [1914].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started playing his football in Southport with Blowick FC.  Had a spell with Shepherd's Bush FC of London, when he also represented Middlesex FA, whilst he was training to be a teacher. Returned north to Southport YMCA and then Southport Central FC. Signed amateur forms with Burnley FC in 1912, signing professional forms in September 1912.  He guested for Reading FC durinfg WW1. He retired on health grounds in November 1922.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1913-14; Football League Champions 1920-21;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 379th players (381) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 118, 16 March 1914, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 24 years 273 days.
Last match No. 119, 4 April 1914, Scotland 3 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 24 years 292 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1913-14;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

A school teacher by profession, employed in Manchester and then in Southport. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.183.

 

Eddie Mosscrop - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 0 0 min 0 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.

 

Eddie Mosscrop - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Eddie Mosscrop - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1913-14 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Eddie Mosscrop - Match History
 Club: Burnley F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 24
1 118 16 March 1914 - Wales 0 England 2, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AW Start ol
2 119 4 April 1914 - Scotland 3 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AL Start ol

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