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Len Oliver

Fulham FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 5: A 1
100% successful

1929-31

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Leonard Frederick Oliver
Born 1 August 1905 in Everington Street (71 or 47), Hammersmith, London [registered in Fulham, September 1905].
The Oliver family were living at 71 Everington Street in 1901.

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Leonard is the youngest of two children to Frederick and Mary Ann (née Smith). It his his mother's second marriage, as they have an older step-sister living with them at 47 Everington Street in Hammersmith. His father is a greengrocer.
According to the London Electoral Registers, the Oliver's were still living at 47 Everington Street until 1933, after which Len married, he and Florence lived at 55 Harbord Street, Hammersmith for 1934, the next year, they were at 63 St. Paul's Close in Richmond until 1936, by 1938, they were living at 37 Munster Street, Hammersmith until at least 1939. 
According to Passenger Lists, Leonard Oliver was one of eighteen footballers on an FA Tour, courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, had left the port of Liverpool on 11 May 1931, bound for Montreal, Canada, on the Duchess of Richmond. They returned from Quebec, arriving at Southampton on 23 July 1931, on board the Empress of Britain. He was living at 47 Everington Street.

Married to Florence McKeown [registered in Fulham, September 1933].
Died 3 August 1967 in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, aged 62 years x days [registered in Hitchin, September 1967].
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number xth player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 166, 11 May 1929, Belgium 1 England 5, an end-of-season tour match at Parc Duden Stadion, Forest, Bruxelles, aged 23 years x days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours FA Tour of Canada 1931;
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Len Oliver - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 1 0 90 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.

 

Len Oliver - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Len Oliver - Match History
 Club: Fulham F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 23
- 165 9 May 1929 - France 1 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW reserve
1 166 11 May 1929 - Belgium 1 England 5, Parc Duden Stadion, Bruxelles AW Start rh
- 167 15 May 1929 - Spain 4 England 3, Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid AL reserve
Age 25
- 175 28 March 1931 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD reserve

Notes

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