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Mick McNeil

Middlesbrough FC

9 caps, 0 goals

P 9 W 8 D 1 L 0 F 48: A 12
94% successful

1960-61

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
810

Profile

Full name Michael McNeil (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 7 February 1940 in Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Middlesbrough, North Riding, March 1940]. To John E. and Florence B. (née Hill)
Attended Middlesbrough Technical School for Boys.
Married to Doris McCoy [registered in Middlesbrough, June 1962]. Two children, Emma and Michael
Height/Weight 5' 11", 12st. 2lbs [1962].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played cricket and football at school in Middlesbrough before turning out for his works team, Cargo Fleet FC. He was signed by his local club, Middlesbrough FC, on amateur forms in June 1954, turning professional in February 1957. After 178 league appearances and three goals, Ipswich Town FC paid £15,000 on 20 June 1964 for the England left-back, where he played another 146 league matches, scoring four more league goals. He ended his career at Cambridge City FC from June 1972. He did however, play one half of a match for Bennetts United FC of the Licensed Trades League, in November 1982.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 793rd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 342, 8 October 1960, Northern Ireland 2 England 5, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 20 years 244 days.
Last match No. 351, 28 September 1961, England 4 Luxembourg 1, a World Cup qualification match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 21 years 234 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1960-61
Team honours British Championships winners 1960-61
Individual honours England U23 (nine appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Before being signed by Middlesbrough, McNeil was a trainee analytical chemist at Cargo Fleet works. Became proprietor of a number of sports shops in Bury St. Edmunds and others in East Anglia. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.165.

 

Mick McNeil - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10+ 9 6 9 0 0 810 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.

 

Mick McNeil - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 5 5 0 0 30 7 +23 0 1 6.00 1.40 100.0 +5
Away 4 3 1 0 18 5 +13 0 1 4.50 1.25 87.5 +3
All - White 9 8 1 0 48 12 +36 0 2 5.333 1.333 94.4 +8

 

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

WCP

3 2 1 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 83.3 +2
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 3 2 1 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 83.3 +2
British Championship 3 3 0 0 19 6 +11 0 0 6.333 2.00 100.0 +3
Friendly 3 3 0 0 15 4 +11 0 1 5.00 1.333 100.0 +3
All 9 8 1 0 48 12 +36 0 2 5.333 1.333 94.4 +8

 

Mick McNeil - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1960-62 3 2 1 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 83.3 +2
All 3 2 1 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 83.3 +2
British Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1960-61 3 3 0 0 19 6 +11 0 0 6.333 2.00 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 19 6 +11 0 0 6.333 2.00 100.0 +3
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 3 2 1 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 83.3 +2
BC 3 3 0 0 19 6 +11 0 0 6.333 2.00 100.0 +3
All 6 5 1 0 33 8 +23 0 1 5.50 1.333 91.7 +5

 

Mick McNeil - Match History
 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - 9 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 9 full capsx

Age 19
1 u23 11 November 1959 - England U23 2 France U23 0, Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland Fr HW Start 3
Age 20
2 u23 16 March 1960 - England U23 5 Netherlands U23 2, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HW Start 3
3 u23 15 May 1960 - GDR U23 1 England U23 4, Olympiastadion, Berlin Fr AW Start 3
4 u23 18 May 1960 - Poland U23 2 England U23 3, Warszawa Fr AW Start 3
5 u23 22 May 1960 - Israel U23 4 England U23 0, Tel Aviv Fr AL Start 3
1 342 8 October 1960 - Northern Ireland 2 England 5, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Start 3
2 343 19 October 1960 - Luxembourg 0 England 9, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg WCP AW Start 3
3 344 26 October 1960 - England 4 Spain 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 3
6 u23 2 November 1960 - England U23 1 Italy U23 1, St James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HD Start 3
4 345 23 November 1960 - England 5 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW Start 3
Age 21
7 u23 1 March 1961 - England U23 1 Scotland U23 1, Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough Fr HD Captain 3
5 346 15 April 1961 - England 9 Scotland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW Start 3
6 347 10 May 1961 - England 8 Mexico 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 3
7 348 21 May 1961 - Portugal 1 England 1, Estádio Nacional, Jamor, Lisboa WCP AD Start 3
8 349 24 May 1961 - Italy 2 England 3, Stadio Olimpico, Roma Fr AW Start 3
- 350 27 May 1961 - Austria 3 England 1, Praterstadion, Wien Fr AL squad -
9 351 28 September 1961 - England 4 Luxembourg 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London WCP HW Start 3
Age 22
FIFA set a deadline of 10 April 1962 for preliminary lists of forty players to be submitted. England's selectors produced theirs, two days early. Following England's defeat by Scotland at Hampden Park, the squad was whittled down to 22 names on 15 April, with 18 names excluded, including Mick McNeil.
8 u23 7 November 1962 - England U23 6 Belgium U23 1, Home Park, Plymouth Fr HW Captain 3
9 u23 28 November 1962 - England U23 5 Greece U23 0, St. Andrew's, Birmingham Fr HW Captain 3

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