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Alan Mullery

Tottenham Hotspur FC

35 caps, 1 goal

P 35 W 22 D 9 L 4 F 61: A 21
*(actual F 61: A 21)
76% successful

1964-71

disciplined: 1
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
3055

Profile

Full name Alan Patrick Mullery MBE (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 23 November 1941 in Notting Hill, London [registered in Kensington, December 1941].
Attended St. John's Secondary School, Notting Hill
Notes According to UK Phone Books, an A.P. Mullery was residing at 23 Beverley Road in Worcester Park, south London bewteen 1963 and 1966. Telephone number DERwent 8330.
Married to June Schofield [registered in Kenisngton, Middlesex, June 1962].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 4lbs [1968].

Source

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

Biographies Alan Mullery: The Autobiography - Alan Mullery with Tony Norman (Headline Books, London 2006)
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing with West London Schools, London Schools as well as Middlesex Schools before signing with Fulham FC on amateur forms in June 1957, joining the Craven Cottage groundstaff. He turned professional in December 1958. After 199 league appearances and thirteen goals, Mullery signed for Tottenham Hotspur FC for a £72,500 fee in March 1964. 312 league appearances followed and another 25 goals. He rejoined Craven Cottage on loan from March to April 1972. The deal becane permanent in July 1972 at the cost of £65,000, completing another 165 league appearances and scoring another 24 goals. Mullery retired in May 1976.
Club honours Football League Division Two runners-up 1958-59; FA Cup winners 1966-67, runners-up 1974-75; Football League Cup winners 1970-71; UEFA Cup winners 1971-72;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances); BBC Match of the Day Goal of the Season 1973-74, Fulham FC vs. Leicester City FC, FA Cup fourth round tie, 26 January 1974; FWA Football of the Year 1974-75;
Distinctions Had a spell playing cricket with the Mayor of Redbridge's XI 1965-66; Awarded the MBE 1976 for his services to football. Appeared on ITV's This Is Your Life 24 March 1976;

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) No sooner had Mullery hung up his boots, he was managing his first club, Brighton & Hove Albion FC from July 1976 until June 1981. Whereupon he took over the reins at Charlton Atheltic FC for the 1981-82 season. Crystal Palace FC was next on his list from June 1982 until May 1984. An unsuccessful period at Queen's Park Rangers FC between June and December 1984. He returned to the south coast with Brighton & Hove Albion from 1986 until his sacking in January 1987. Between August and December 1987, he became part-time manager of Southwick FC of the Isthmian League. In early 1990, he had a spell coaching the Malaysian Armed Forces football team. Became Director of Coaching at Barnet FC in 1996-97. He was also a football consultant at Crawley Town FC in Seotember 2005.
Club honours Football League Division Three promotion 1976-77; Division Two promotion 1978-79;

England Career

Player number 833rd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 386, 9 December 1964, Netherlands 1 England 1, a friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, aged 23 years 17 days.
Last match No. 456, 13 October 1971, Switzerland 2 England 3, a European Championship qualification match at Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel, aged 29 years 324 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1970; European Championship Finals 1968;
British Championships 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70;
Team honours British Championships winners 1967-68, 1968-69, shared 1969-70;
Individual honours England U23 (three appearances)
Distinctions Has the dubious privilege of being England's first sending-off, against Yugosalvia, 11 June 1968.

Beyond England

After leaving Brighton for the second time, Mullery took an appointment with an insurance company and additionally, in August 1987, became part-time manager of Southwick FC, leaving two months later. He has since carved out a media career, appearing as a pundit on Sky Sports - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.183/4./Media

 

Alan Mullery - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
37+ 35 18 33 2 2 3055 1 3055 min 1 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.

 

Alan Mullery - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 13 10 3 0 30 6 +24 1 8 2.308 0.462 88.5 +10
Away 18 10 6 2 26 11 +15 4 9 1.444 0.611 72.2 +8
Neutral 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 50.0 =0
All 35 22 9 4 61 21 +40 6 19 1.743 0.60 75.7 +18

 

Alan Mullery - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 32 20 8 3 57 18 +39 5 16 1.781 0.563 75.0 +17
Red 2 1 1 1 3 3 =0 1 2 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
Blue 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 35 22 9 4 61 21 +40 6 19 1.743 0.60 75.7 +18

 

Alan Mullery - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 50.0 =0
World Cup 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 50.0 =0

ECP

8 7 1 0 16 4 +12 0 5 2.00 0.50 93.8 +7
ECF 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
European Championship 9 7 1 1 16 5 +11 1 5 1.778 0.556 83.3 +6
British Championship 8 5 3 0 17 4 +13 1 4 2.125 0.50 81.3 +5

Note that the 1967-68 records of the European Championship Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 17 10 6 1 29 9 +20 3 10 1.706 0.529 0.765 +9
All 35 22 9 4 61 21 +40 6 19 1.743 0.60 75.7 +18

 

Alan Mullery - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 50.0 =0
All 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 50.0 =0
European Championship Preliminary Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP/BC 1967-68 5 4 1 0 9 2 +7 0 3 1.80 0.40 90.0 +4
ECP 1970-72 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 0 2 2.333 0.667 100.0 +3
All 8 7 1 0 16 4 +12 0 5 2.00 0.50 93.8 +7
European Championship Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1968 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
European Championship Preliminary and Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1966-68 6 4 1 1 9 3 +6 1 3 1.50 0.50 75.0 +3
EC 1970-72 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 0 2 2.333 0.667 100.0 +3
All 9 7 1 1 16 5 +11 1 5 1.778 0.556 83.3 +6
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/ECP 1967-68 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 0 2 2.00 0.333 83.3 +2
BC 1968-69 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 1969-70 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3 1 2 1.333 0.33 66.7 +1
All 8 5 3 0 17 4 +13 1 4 2.125 0.50 81.3 +5
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 50.0 =0
EC 9 7 1 1 16 5 +11 1 5 1.778 0.556 83.3 +6

Note that the 1967-68 records of the European Championship Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

BC 8 5 3 0 17 4 +13 1 4 2.125 0.50 81.3 +5
All 18 12 3 3 32 12 +20 3 9 1.778 0.667 75.0 +9

 

Alan Mullery - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 35 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 35 full capsx

Age 18
1 u23 2 November 1960 - England U23 1 Italy U23 1, St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HD Start 4
Age 20
2 u23 29 November 1961 - Netherlands U23 2 England U23 5, Stadion Feijenoord, Rotterdam Fr AW Start 6
3 u23 7 November 1962 - England U23 6 Belgium U23 1, Home Park, Plymouth Fr HW Start 4
Age 23
1 386 9 December 1964 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AD Start 4
Age 25
2 414 24 May 1967 - England 2 Spain 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 4
3 415 27 May 1967 - Austria 0 England 1, Praterstadion, Wien Fr AW Start 4
4 416 21 October 1967 - Wales 0 England 3, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC/
ECP
AW Start 4
5 417 22 November 1967 - England 2 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 4
Age 26
6 418 6 December 1967 - England 2 USSR 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 4
7 419 24 February 1968 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC/ ECP AD Start 4
8 420 3 April 1968 - England 1 Spain 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Start 4
9 421 8 May 1968 - Spain 1 England 2, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid AW Start 4
10 422 22 May 1968 - England 3 Sweden 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 4
11 424 5 June 1968 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadio Comunale di Firenze, Firenze, Italy ECF AL Start 90 4
- 425 8 June 1968 - USSR 0 England 2, Stadio Olimpico, Roma, Italy AW suspended
12 426 6 November 1968 - Romania 0 England 0, Stadionul 23 August, Bucureşti Fr AD Start 4
Age 27
13 427 11 December 1968 - England 1 Bulgaria 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 4
14 429 12 March 1969 - England 5 France 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 4
15 430 3 May 1969 - Northern Ireland 1 England 3, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Start 4
- 431 7 May 1969 - England 2 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW squad
16 432 10 May 1969 - England 4 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 4
17 433 1 June 1969 - Mexico 0 England 0, Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México Tour AD Start 4
18 434 8 June 1969 - Uruguay 1 England 2, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AW Start 4
19 435 12 June 1969 - Brazil 2 England 1, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro AL Start 4
20 436 5 November 1969 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW Start 4
Age 28
21 437 10 December 1969 - England 1 Portugal 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 4
22 438 14 January 1970 - England 0 Netherlands 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD sub 67 ?
23 440 18 April 1970 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AD Start 4
24 441 21 April 1970 - England 3 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 4
25 442 25 April 1970 - Scotland 0 England 0, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AD sub 58 ?
26 443 20 May 1970 - Colombia 0 England 4, Estadio Nemesio Camacho, Olímpico Fr AW Start 4
27 444 24 May 1970 - Ecuador 0 England 2, Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa, Quito Fr AW Start 4
28 445 2 June 1970 - Romania 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico WCF NW Start 4
29 446 7 June 1970 - Brazil 1 England 0, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico NL Start 4
30 447 11 June 1970 - Czechoslovakia 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico NW Start 4
31 448 14 June 1970 - West Germany 3 England 2, Estadio Guanajuato, León, Mexico NL Start 32 4
Age 29
32 449 25 November 1970 - England 3 GDR 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 4
33 450 3 February 1971 - Malta 0 England 1, The Stadium, Gzira ECP AW Captain 4
34 452 21 April 1971 - England 3 Greece 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Start 4
35 456 13 October 1971 - Switzerland 2 England 3, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel ECP AW Start 4

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