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Brian Pilkington

Burnley FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
100% successful

1954-58

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Brian Pilkington
Born 12 February 1933 in Farington, Leyland, Lancashire [registered in Chorley, March 1933].
Died 7 February 2020 in Adlington nursing home, aged 86 years 360 days, suffering with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
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) A part-time professional at Burnley FC until he was called up for National Service. Represented the RAF.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 734th players (740) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 291, 2 October 1954, Northern Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 21 years 232 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958 (provisional squad); British Championship 1954-55;
Team honours British Championship winners 1954-55;
Individual honours England B (one appearance, 1954)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

Brian continued to live in Leyland and became a successful businessman and magistrate. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Brian Pilkington - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Brian Pilkington - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - White 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Brian Pilkington - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1954-55 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 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 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Brian Pilkington - Match History
 
 Club: Burnley F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 21
1 b 3 March 1954 - England 1 Scotland 1, Roker Park, Sunderland Fr HD Start 11
286 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd tour AL withdrawn
squad member
b 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 2 England 1, Centralni Stadion, Ljubljana AL
287 23 May 1954 - Hungary 7 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest AL
b 23 May 1954 - Switzerland 2 England 0, St. Jakob Park, Basel AL
1 291 2 October 1954 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 11

Age 25
England's selectors announced their forty-man squad from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. Of the 18 players who were cut from the squad on 28 May, they included Brian Pilkington.

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