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Syd Owen

Luton Town FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 0 D 1 L 2 F 5: A 12
17% successful

1954

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
300

Profile

Full name Sydney William Owen
Born 29 September 1922 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Aston, December 1922]. To Henry Sydney and Florence Laura (née Whiley)
Married to Gertrude E. Boswell [registered in Birmingham, June 1946].
Died 27 August 1998, aged 75 years 332 days [registered in Leeds, Yorkshire, August 1998].
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

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

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 731st player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 286, 16 May 1954, Yugoslavia 1 England 0, an end-of-season East European tour match at Stadion Jugoslovenska Narodna Armija, Savski Venac, Beograd, aged 31 years 229 days.
Last match No. 288, 17 June 1954, Belgium 4 England 4, a World Cup Finals first phase group match at Sankt Jakob Stadium, Sankt Jakob, Basel, Switzerland, aged 31 years 264 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1954;
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Syd Owen - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 3 1 3 0 0 300 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.

 

Syd Owen - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 2 0 0 2 1 8 -7 1 0 0.50 4.00 0.00 -2
Neutral 1 0 1 0 4 4 =0 0 0 4.00 4.00 50.0 =0
All - White 3 0 1 2 5 12 -7 1 0 1.667 4.00 16.7 -2

 

Syd Owen - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1 0 1 0 4 4 =0 0 0 4.00 4.00 50.0 =0
World Cup 1 0 1 0 4 4 =0 0 0 4.00 4.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 2 0 0 2 1 8 -7 1 0 0.50 4.00 0.00 -2
All 3 0 1 2 5 12 -7 1 0 1.667 4.00 16.7 -2

 

Syd Owen - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1954 1 0 1 0 4 4 =0 0 0 4.00 4.00 50.0 =0
WCF All 1 0 1 0 4 4 =0 0 0 4.00 4.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1 0 1 0 4 4 =0 0 0 4.00 4.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 4 4 =0 0 0 4.00 4.00 50.0 =0

 

Syd Owen - Match History
 Club: Luton Town F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 31
1 286 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd tour AL Start 5
2 287 23 May 1954 - Hungary 7 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest AL Start 5
3 288 17 June 1954 - Belgium 4 England 4, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel WCF ND Start 5
- 289 20 June 1954 - England 2 Switzerland 0, Wankdorfstadion, Bern AW squad member
- 290 26 June 1954 - Uruguay 4 England 2, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel NL

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