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Reg Osborne

Leicester City FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1927

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Reginald Osborne
Born 23 July 1898 in Wynberg, Gauteng, South Africa [not registered in UK].

Census Notes

Cannot be found on the 1901 census.

According to the 1911 census, Reginald is the eldest of the four children at home, with parents John William and Emily Anne (née Cudlipp), living at 'Waverley', in Netley Abbey in Hampshire. His father is part of the Royal Army Medical Corps. The census reveals that his parents had ten children, and two had died.
According to passenger lists, Osborne, along with other footballers, was part of a tour of South Africa that returned to Southampton on 5 August 1929 from Cape Town on board the SS Arundel Castle. His address was stated as 14 Brunswick Road in Kingston.

Died Spring 1977, aged 78 years nk days [registered in Hounslow, Middlesex, June 1977].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 2lbs [1927]. 11st. 3lbs [1928].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing football while he was stationed with the Royal Army Medical Corps. From where he was playing with the Watling Street Boot Company FC in Leicester. It was with Leicester City FC that he signed amateur forms with in February 1923. He turned professional shortly afterwards and remained at Filbert Street until his transfer in 1933, having made 240 league appearances, and scored just twice. On 17 November that year, he had joined Folkestone FC, as the 650 asking price was too much for the League Clubs, West Ham United FC and AFC Bournemouth.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1924-25; Division One runners-up 1928-29;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 524th player (525) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 158, 28 November 1927, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Turf Moor, Brunshaw Bottom, Burnley, aged 29 years 128 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1927-28;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Amateur (two appearances); FA Tour of South Africa 1929;
Distinctions Brother of Frank Osborne.
Despite being born in South Africa, as a British Subject, their father was born in Huntingdonshire, thus allowing him to play for England.

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.188.

 

Reg Osborne - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 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.

 

Reg Osborne - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Reg Osborne - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1927-28 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1



Reg Osborne - Match History
 

 Club: Leicester City F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 29
1 158 28 November 1927 - England 1 Wales 2, Turf Moor, Burnley BC HL Start lb

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