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Syd Puddefoot

Blackburn Rovers FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 0 D 1 L 1 F 0: A 1
25% successful

1925-26

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Sydney Charles Puddefoot
Born 17 October 1894 in Limehouse, London [registered in Stepney, December 1894].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Sydney is, on this census, the second of five children, the youngest are five-month old twins, to Harry and Sarah Elizabeth (née Sealey). His father is a cake and biscuit traveller. They live at 18 Aston Street in Limehouse.

According to the 1911 census, Sidney is still the second of five children, although only three survive from 1901. In tragic fact, the census reveals that Sidney is one of thirteen children, and an astonishing eight have died. Sidney is an accounting clerk, his father is a foreman and horsekeeper. They all live at 18 Leatherdale Street in Mile End Old Town.
According to his WWI Service Records (Royal Fusiliers), Sidney was living at 69 Vicarage Road in East Ham on 10 December 1915. He had syphilis from January 1917 until August 1918, he was hospitalized for the last two months. He was discharged from the army thereafter.
According to Passenger Lists, Sydney, now a football coach, and Lilian returned to London on 8 June 1934, from Turkey on board the Amarapoora. They were living at 13 Trafalgar Road in Blackpool.
According to British Phone Books, in 1962, Sydney was living at 12 Kimberly Avenue in Blackpool, Tel No. Blackpool 42802. From 1967 until 1972, Sydney was working at Southend and living at 22 Bewley Court in Whittingham Avenue in Southend, Tel No. 62026 (changed to 67387 in 1972).
 

Married to Lilian Frankland [registered in Fylde, September 1931].
Died 2 October 1972 at 22 Bewley Court, Southend-on-Sea, aged 75 years 350 days [registered in Rochford, December 1972].
Height/Weight 5' 7" [1915], 5' 8¾" [1917], xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

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 five who became the 495th players (498) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
First match No. 147, 24 October 1925, Ireland 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 31 years x days.
Last match No. 149, 17 April 1926, England 0 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, aged 31 years x days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1925-26;
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.

 

Syd Puddefoot - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 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.

 

Syd Puddefoot - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
Away 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All - British Championship 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0.00 0.50 25.0 -1

 

Syd Puddefoot - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1925-26 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0.00 0.50 25.0 -1
BC All 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0.00 0.50 25.0 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0.00 0.50 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0.00 0.50 25.0 -1

 

Syd Puddefoot - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 31
1 147 24 October 1925 - Ireland 0 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start ir
2 149 17 April 1926 - England 0 Scotland 1, Old Trafford, Manchester BC HL Start ir

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