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Stuart Pearson

Manchester United FC

15 appearances, 5 goals

P 15 W 5 D 4 L 6 F 17: A 13
*(actual F x: A x)
47% successful

1976-78

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1136

Profile

Full name James Stuart Pearson (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 21 June 1949 in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire [registered as James S., in Hull, September 1949].
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 PFA Division Two Team of the Year 1974-75;
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 918th players (920) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 498, 8 May 1976, Wales 0 England 1, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 26 years 322 days.
Last match No. 521, 16 May 1978, England 2 Northern Ireland 0, a Bitish Championship match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 28 years 329 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78;
Team honours British Championships winners 1977-78;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Stuart Pearson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 15 8 13 2 2 1136 5 227 min 2 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.

 

Stuart Pearson - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 7 3 1 3 9 6 +3 2 3 1.286 0.857 50.0 =0
Away 7 2 3 2 8 6 +2 2 3 1.143 0.857 50.0 =0
Neutral 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 15 5 4 6 17 13 +4 5 6 1.133 0.867 46.7 -1

 

Stuart Pearson - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 10 4 1 5 11 9 +2 3 4 1.10 0.90 45.0 -1
Red 5 1 3 1 6 4 +2 2 2 1.20 0.80 50.0 =0
All 15 5 4 6 17 13 +4 5 6 1.133 0.867 46.7 -1

 

Stuart Pearson - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
World Cup 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
British Championship 6 3 0 3 8 5 +3 1 3 1.333 0.833 50.0 =0
Minor Competition 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
Friendly 6 0 4 2 3 6 -3 3 2 0.50 1.00 33.3 -2
All 15 5 4 6 17 13 +4 5 6 1.133 0.867 46.7 -1

 

Stuart Pearson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1976-78 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
WCP All 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1975-76 3 2 0 1 6 2 +4 0 2 2.00 0.667 66.7 +1
BC 1976-77 2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 0.00 -2
BC 1977-78 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 6 3 0 3 8 5 +3 1 3 1.333 0.833 50.0 =0
Minor Tournament and Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Bicentennial 1976 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
TC All 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC 6 3 0 3 8 5 +3 1 3 1.333 0.833 50.0 =0
TC 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 9 5 0 4 14 7 +7 2 4 1.556 0.778 55.6 +1

 

Stuart Pearson - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 15 full caps

Coach: Don Revie -12 full capsx

Age 26
1 498 8 May 1976 - Wales 0 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW Start 9
2 499 11 May 1976 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW Start 9
3 500 15 May 1976 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start off ht 9
4 501 23 May 1976 - Brazil 1 England 0, LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles TC NL Start 9
- 502 28 May 1976 - England 3 Italy 2, Yankee Stadium, New York City NW squad member
5 503 13 June 1976 - Finland 1 England 4, Olympiastadion, Helsinki WCP AW Start 14 9
Age 27
6 504 8 September 1976 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 9
7 507 9 February 1977 - England 0 Netherlands 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL sub 74 ?
- 509 28 May 1977 - Northern Ireland 1 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW squad member
8 510 31 May 1977 - England 0 Wales 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL Start 9
9 511 4 June 1977 - England 1 Scotland 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL Start 9
10 512 8 June 1977 - Brazil 0 England 0, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio tour AD Start off 70 9
11 513 12 June 1977 - Argentina 1 England 1, Estadio Camilo Cichero, Buenos Aires AD Start 3 9
12 514 15 June 1977 - Uruguay 0 England 0, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AD Start 9
 

Coach: Ron Greenwood - 3 full capsx

Age 28
13 517 16 November 1977 - England 2 Italy 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW sub 75 ?
14 518 22 February 1978 - West Germany 2 England 1, Olympiastadion, München Fr AL Start 9
- 520 13 May 1978 - Wales 1 England 3, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW unused sub 19
15 521 16 May 1978 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW Start
- 522 20 May 1978 - Scotland 0 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AW unused sub

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