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Maurice Norman

Tottenham Hotspur FC

23 appearances, 0 goals

P 23 W 11 D 6 L 6 F 57: A 35
61% successful

1962-64

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2070

Profile

Full name Maurice Norman
Born 8 May 1934 in Mulbarton, Norfolk [registered in Henstead, June 1934].
Married to Jacqueline F. Knight, at Northaw Church, Northaw [registered in Hatfield, March 1961].
Height/Weight 6' 1", 12st. 2lbs [1963].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played for Norfolk Schools and started with locoal junior side, Mulbarton FC and Wymondham Minors FC. Joined Norwich City FC on amateur forms in 1951, turning professional in September 1952. He made just 35 league appearances when Tottenham Hotspur FC signed him in November 1955 for a £17,250 transfer fee, plus Irish international Johnny Gavin. He retired through injury in 1967 after another 357 league appearances and sixteen goals. He had suffered a double fracture of the tibia and fibula in a Spurs friendly in November 1965.
Club honours Football League Champions 1960-61; FA Cup winners 1960-61, 1961-62; European Cup Winners Cup winners 1962-63;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 804th players (805) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 358, 20 May 1962, Peru 0 England 4, a friendly match at Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima, aged 28 years 12 days.
Last match No. 386, 9 December 1964, Netherlands 1 England 1, a friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, aged 30 years 215 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1962; British Championships 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65;
Team honours British Championship shared 1963-64, winners 1964-65;
Individual honours England U23 (three appearances)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

After his enforced retirement, Norman became an assistant manager at a North London garage. Later on, along with his wife, he opened a wool shop at Frinton-on-Sea, where he also worked as a gardener. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.185.

 

Maurice Norman - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 23 10 23 0 0 2070 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.

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 7 3 3 1 17 11 +6 0 0 2.429 1.571 64.3 +2
Away 10 7 1 2 34 16 +18 1 3 3.40 1.60 75.0 +5
Neutral 6 1 2 3 6 8 -2 2 1 1.00 1.333 33.3 -2
All 23 11 6 6 57 35 +22 3 4 2.478 1.522 60.9 +5

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 16 7 4 5 34 28 +6 1 1 2.125 1.75 56.3 +2
Red 7 4 2 1 23 7 +16 2 3 3.286 1.00 71.4 +3
All 23 11 6 6 57 35 +22 3 4 2.478 1.522 60.9 +5

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
World Cup 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1

ENC

1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
European Nations Cup 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
British Championship 5 3 0 2 17 9 +8 1 1 2.40 1.80 60.0 +1
Minor Tournament 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
Friendly 10 7 3 0 32 12 +20 0 2 3.20 1.20 85.0 +7
All 23 11 6 6 57 35 +22 3 4 2.478 1.522 60.9 +5

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1962 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
WCF All 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
European Nations Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ENP 1962-64 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
ENP All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1962-63 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC 1963-64 3 2 0 1 12 4 +8 1 1 4.00 1.333 66.7 +1
BC 1964-65 1 1 0 0 4 3 +1 0 0 4.00 3.00 100.0 +1
BC All 5 3 0 2 17 9 +8 1 1 2.40 1.80 60.0 +1
Minor Tournaments/Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Taça das Nações 1964 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
Minor T/C All 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
EC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 5 3 0 2 17 9 +8 1 1 2.40 1.80 60.0 +1
TC 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
All 13 4 3 4 25 23 +2 3 2 1.923 1.769 50.0 =0

 

Maurice Norman - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 23 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 6 full capsx

Age 28
1 358 20 May 1962 - Peru 0 England 4, Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima Fr AW Start 5
2 359 31 May 1962 - Hungary 2 England 1, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua WCF NL Start 15
3 360 2 June 1962 - Argentina 1 England 3, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua NW Start
4 361 7 June 1962 - Bulgaria 0 England 0, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua ND Start
5 362 10 June 1962 - Brazil 3 England 1, Estadio Municipal, Viña del Mar NL Start
6 363 3 October 1962 - England 1 France 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield ENP HD Start 5
 

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 17 full capsx

7 367 6 April 1963 - England 1 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL Start 5
Age 29
8 368 8 May 1963 - England 1 Brazil 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 5
9 369 29 May 1963 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 4, Tehelné pole, Bratislava tour AW Start 5
10 370 2 June 1963 - GDR 1 England 2, Zentralstadion, Leipzig AW Start 5
- 371 5 June 1963 - Switzerland 1 England 8, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel AW squad member
11 372 12 October 1963 - Wales 0 England 4, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW Start 5
12 373 23 October 1963 - England 2 Rest of the World 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
13 374 20 November 1963 - England 8 Northern Ireland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 5
14 375 11 April 1964 - Scotland 1 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start 5
15 376 6 May 1964 - England 2 Uruguay 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 5
Age 30
16 377 17 May 1964 - Portugal 3 England 4, Estádio Nacional, Lisboa tour AW Start 5
- 378 24 May 1964 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 3, Dalymount Park, Dublin AW squad member
17 379 27 May 1964 - USA 0 England 10, Downing Stadium, New York City AW Start 5
18 380 30 May 1964 - Brazil 5 England 1, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio TC AL Start 5
19 381 4 June 1964 - England 1 Portugal 1, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio ND Start 5
20 382 6 June 1964 - Argentina 1 England 0, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio NL Start 5
21 383 3 October 1964 - Northern Ireland 3 England 4, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 5
22 384 21 October 1964 - England 2 Belgium 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 5
23 386 9 December 1964 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AD Start 5

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