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Harold Pearson

West Bromwich Albion FC

1 appearance, 0 goals against, 1 clean sheet

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 0
100% successful

1932

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Harold Frederick Pearson
Born 7 May 1908 in Bolehall, Tamworth, Staffordshire [registered in Tamworth, June 1908].
Attended Glascote Council School

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Harold is the only son to professional footballer Hubert Pryer and Harriet (née Wright), Hubert's parents and brother also live with them at 88 Kettlebrook Road in Tamworth.

Married twice, firstly to Ivy May Newell [registered in Tamworth, June 1928], Ivy died in 1934. Then to Doris C. Phillips [registered in West Bromwich, September 1939]
Died 31 October 1994 in Sandwell, aged 86 years x days [registered in Sandwell, November 1994].
His club, West Bromwich Albion FC state 2 November, but his family state 31 October.
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his junior career with Glascote United Methodist FC of the Tamworth & District Church and Schools League alongside Harry Hibbs, who was at Wilnecote. Pearson later joined Belgrave WMC FC, of the Trent Valley League, and subsequently did duty for Two Gates United FC. Joined the Southern League outfit, Nuneaton Town FC, and then Tamworth Castle FC. He signed for West Bromwich Albion FC in May 1927. Signed for Millwall FC on 24 August 1937.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions Son of Hubert Pearson (West Bromwich Albion FC), Cousin of Harry Hibbs and Horace Pearson (Blackpool FC)

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 568th players (568) to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 181, 9 April 1932, England 3 Scotland 0, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 23 years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1931-32;
Team honours British Championships winners 1931-32;
Individual honours England schoolboy (one appearance, 1927 versus Scotland)
Distinctions Harold's father Hubert was the original selected goalkeeper against France in May 1923.

Beyond England

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

 

Harold Pearson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 1 100% 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.

 

Harold Pearson - 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 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Harold Pearson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1931-32 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Harold Pearson - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 23
1 181 9 April 1932 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start gk

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