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George Raikes

Oxford University AFC & Corinthians FC

4 appearances, 4 goals against
no clean sheets

P 4 W 2 D 1 L 1 F 12: A 4
63% successful

1895-96

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one ?
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Reverend George Barkley Raikes
Born 14 March 1873 at The Rectory, Carleton Forehoe, Norfolk [registered in Forehoe, June 1873].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, George is possibly the youngest of eight children of the widowed Martha Raikes. His father, the reverend Francis Raikes, had died in 1879, they are both living with his uncle Robert Barkley and aunty Kate, and their four children, at The Priory in Thrandeston Road in Palgrave. They have three servants as his uncle is a gentleman.

According to the 1891 census, George B. is a boarder at Grammar School in Shrewsbury.
According to the 1892 and 1893 editions of Oxford Men and Their Colleges, George Barkley Raikes is part of the Magdalen College of Oxford University from 18 October 1892.

According to the 1901 census, George, now a C.of E. clergyman, is the only one of the children living with their mother at Hedenham Hall. They also have a visitor, a Miss Maud Cochrane.
According to the 1909 edition of Kelly's Directory confirms that between 1897 and 1903, Raikes had been curator of Portsea. On to Lakenham in Norwich in 1904-05. Great Ellingham in 1905, and up until this point, chaplain to the Duke of Portland at Welbeck Abbey.

According to the 1911 census, George Barkley, a clergyman of the established church, is married to Maud. They have a visitor and three servants. They live at The Hermitage in Welbeck, Worksop.
According to the 1933 edition of Kelly's Directory, The Rev. George Barkley Raikes MA is living at The Rectory in Bergh Apton, Norfolk.

Married to Maud Cochrane [registered in Guisborough, June 1905].
Died 18 December 1966 in Wells, Somerset, aged 93 years 279 days [registered in Wells, December 1966].
Height/Weight 6' 2", ?st. ?lbs [1895].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Shrewsbury School, making the first XI from 1890-92. Went up to Oxford University, and earned his blue between 1893-96, during which time he guested for The Corinthians team. Also played for Wymondham FC and represented Norfolk FA before he retired from playing as he left University.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also a noted cricketer for Shrewsbury School and Oxford University, and at County level for Norfolk and Hampshire (1900-02)

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 222nd player (222) to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 54, 18 March 1895, England 1 Wales 1, a British Championship match at The Recreation Ground, Queen's Club, West Kensington, London, aged 22 years 4 days.
Last match No. 58, 4 April 1896, Scotland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Celtic Park, Kerrydale Street, Parkhead, Glasgow, aged 23 years 21 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1894-95, 1895-96;
Team honours British Championship winners 1894-95;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Ordained in 1897, he was curate at Portsea to 1903, chaplain to the Duke of Portland 1905-20 and Rector of Bergh Apton, Norfolk, 1920 until his retirement in 1936. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.202.

 

George Raikes - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
4 4 4 360 4 90 4 0 0% once, maybe 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.

 

George Raikes - 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 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Away 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8 1 1 3.667 1.00 66.7 +1
All - British Championship 4 2 1 1 12 4 +8 1 1 4.00 1.00 62.5 +1

 

George Raikes - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1894-95 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1895-96 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8 1 1 3.667 1.00 66.7 +1
BC All 4 2 1 1 12 4 +8 1 1 4.00 1.00 62.5 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 4 2 1 1 12 4 +8 1 1 4.00 1.00 62.5 +1
All 4 2 1 1 12 4 +8 1 1 4.00 1.00 62.5 +1

 

George Raikes - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full capsx

 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 4 full caps  
Age 22
1 54 18 March 1895 - England 1 Wales 1, Recreation Ground, West Kensington BC HD Start gk
Age 23
2 56 7 March 1896 - Ireland 0 England 2, Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast BC AW Captain ? gk
3 57 16 March 1896 - Wales 1 England 9, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff AW Start gk
4 58 4 April 1896 - Scotland 2 England 0, Celtic Park, Glasgow AL Start gk

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