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Albert Read

Tufnell Park FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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


disciplined: none
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Full name Albert Aaron Read
Born 9 February 1899 in Acton, Ealing, Middlesex [registered in Brentford, March 1899].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Albert is the youngest of two children, both sons, to Will and Annie Alice (nee Bray), living at 205 Acton Lane in Acton, Ealing. His father is a railway enginer driver.

According to the 1911 census, eleven year-old Aaron is alone with his parents at 9 Fern Street in Bow. HIs father remains an engine driver.

Died August 1992 in Bournemouth, aged 93 years nk days [registered in Bournemouth, Dorset, September 1992].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 0lbs [1922].


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

Club Career

Club(s) Played with Tufnell Park FC before joining Queen's Park Rangers FC as a professional in May 1921. Joined Reading FC in July 1922. He must the majority of the season after receiving a serious knee injury in only his third appearance. He was released at the end of the season.
Club honours FA Amateur Cup runners-up 1919-20;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 414th players (416) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 126, 21 May 1921, Belgium 0 England 2, an end-of-season tour match at Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles, aged 22 years 101 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England Amateur (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.


Albert Read - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 90 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.


Albert Read - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 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


Albert Read - Match History
 Club: Tufnell Park F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 22
1 126 21 May 1921 - Belgium 0 England 2, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles Fr AW Start rh