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Ray Pointer

Burnley FC

3 appearances, 2 goals (1 on debut)

P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 7: A 2
83% successful

1961-62

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Raymond Pointer
Born 10 October 1936 in Cramlington, Northumberland [registered in Northumberland South, December 1936].
Married to Marilyn Baxter at St Stephen's Church in Burnley Wood [registered in Burnley, September 1961]. Three children, Stephen, Ann-Marie and Jonathan
Three Banns read on 16 April, 23 April, 30 April 1961. Marilyn died 22 March 2012
Died 26 January 2016
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 One of two who became the 798th players (799) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 351, 28 September 1961, England 4 Luxembourg 1, a World Cup qualification match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 24 years 353 days.
Last match No. 353, 25 October 1961, England 2 Portugal 0, a World Cup qualification match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 25 years 15 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1962 (provisional squad); British Championships 1961-62;
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.

 

Ray Pointer - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 3 3 3 0 0 270 2 135 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.

 

Ray Pointer - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
Away 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - White 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 2.333 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Ray Pointer - 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 0 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 2.333 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Ray Pointer - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
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
WCP All 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1961-62 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
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 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 3 2 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 2.333 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Ray Pointer - Match History
 Club: Burnley F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 24
1 351 28 September 1961 - England 4 Luxembourg 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury WCP HW Start 35 9
Age 25
2 352 14 October 1961 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 9
3 353 25 October 1961 - England 2 Portugal 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 35 9
FIFA set a deadline of 10 April 1962 for preliminary lists of forty players to be submitted. England's selectors produced theirs, two days early. Following England's defeat by Scotland at Hampden Park, the squad was whittled down to 22 names on 15 April, with 18 names excluded including Ray Pointer.

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