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Charlie Perry

West Bromwich Albion FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 21: A 2
100% successful

1890-91

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Charles Perry
Born 3 January 1866 at 2 Mill Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire [registered in West Bromwich, March 1866].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Charles is the second of four children to Charles and Henrietta Elizabeth (née Tonks). His father is a whitesmith and they live at 2 Mill Street in West Bromwich.

According to the 1881 census, Charles, a balance maker, now has four more younger brothers, including Thomas, and with his parents and other siblings, they remain at 2 Mill Street, his father is still a whitesmith.

According to the 1891 census, Charles is now a licensed victualler in charge of the Smiths Arms, at 206 Great Bridge Road in West Bromwich. His uncle John Tonks and his wife, and their son, Hensa, live with him, as does a servant girl.

According to the 1901 census, Charles is now married to Elizabeth with three sons, Ernest, Charles and Albert. He is a brewer and beerseller, living at 40 Cross Street, in West Bromwich.

According to the 1911 census, Charles, a brewer, remains married with a fourth son, Eric, and with a single servant, they all live at 58 Daggers Lane in West Bromwich. He lives four doors away from his younger brother, Tom.

Married to Elizabeth Arnold, 6 October 1891 [registered in West Bromwich, December 1891].
Died 2 July 1927 at 102 Beeches Road, West Bromwich, aged 61 years 180 days [registered in West Bromwich, September 1927]. Left £14,357 1s. 4d. to his widowed wife and two of his children.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 7lbs [1892], 5' 10", 12st. 4lbs [1895].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played his schoolboy football in West Bromwich and eventually joined West Bromwich Strollers FC. West Bromwich Albion FC signed him in June 1884, turning professional in August 1885. He made his Baggies debut in the 1886 FA Cup Final. Perry and WBA turned down a £200 transfer fee offer from Everton for the 1889-90 season. He retired through injury on 11 December 1895.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1885-86, 1886-87, winners 1887-88, 1891-92;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions Brother of Walter Perry (West Bromwich Albion FC)

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven, across two matches, who became the 167th players (171) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 38, 15 March 1890, Ireland 1 England 9, a British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 24 years 71 days.
Last match No. 48, 13 March 1893, England 6 Wales 0, a British Championship match at Victoria Park, Boothen, Stoke-on-Trent, aged 27 years 69 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1889-90, 1890-91, 1892-93;
Team honours British Championship shared 1889-90, winners 1890-91, 1892-93;
Individual honours None
Distinctions One of five footballing brothers, including younger brother, Tom.

Beyond England

Served as a West Bromwich Albion FC director from 1898-1902. Worked for a brewery, eventually becoming a director of the firm. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.196/7.

 

Charlie Perry - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 3 3 270 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.

 

Charlie Perry - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 12 1 +11 0 1 6.00 0.50 100.0 +2
Away 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Charlie Perry - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1889-90 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1890-91 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 0 +6 0 1 6.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Charlie Perry - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 24
1 38 15 March 1890 - Ireland 1 England 9, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start ch
- 40 5 April 1890 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD reserve
Age 25
2 41 7 March 1891 - England 6 Ireland 1, Molineux, Wolverhampton BC HW Start ch
- 43 4 April 1891 - England 2 Scotland 1, Ewood Park, Blackburn HW reserve
Age 27
3 48 13 March 1893 - England 6 Wales 0, Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent BC HW Start ch

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