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Ellis Rimmer

Sheffield Wednesday FC

4 appearances, 2 debut goals

P 4 W 2 D 2 L 0 F 15: A 6
75% successful

1930-31

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Ellis James Rimmer
Born 2 January 1907 at 46 Newling Street in Birkenhead, Cheshire [registered in Birkenhead, March 1907].
Baptised 3 March 1907 in at St. Peter's Church in Birkenhead

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, four year old Ellis is the oldest of two children, both sons, to Ellis and Edith (nee Cooling). His father is a butcher, and they live at 3 Morley Avenue in Birkenhead.

Cannot be found on the 1939 register.
The 1955 Kelly's Directory stated that Ellis J. was the licensed victualler of the Birkenhead Arms, 144-148 Chester Street in Birkenhead.

Married to Olive E. Singer [registered in Birkenhead, September 1939].
Died 16 March 1965, aged 58 years 73 days [registered in Crosby, Lancashire, March 1965].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 7lbs [1930].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.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 four who became the 549th players (552) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 170, 5 April 1930, England 5 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 23 years 93 days.
Last match No. 180, 9 December 1931, England 7 Spain 1, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 24 years 341 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1929-30;
Team honours British Championships winners 1929-30
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Ellis Rimmer - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 4 1 360 2 180 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.

 

Ellis Rimmer - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 6.00 1.50 100.0 +2
Away 2 0 2 0 3 3 =0 1 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 4 2 2 0 15 6 +9 1 1 3.75 1.50 75.0 +2

 

Ellis Rimmer - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 3 1 2 0 10 4 +6 1 1 3.333 1.333 66.7 +1
All 4 2 2 0 15 6 +9 1 1 3.75 1.50 75.0 +2

 

Ellis Rimmer - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1929-30 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

Ellis Rimmer - Match History
 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - 4 full caps

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

Age 23
1 170 5 April 1930 - England 5 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 30, 54 ol
2 171 10 May 1930 - Germany 3 England 3, Deutsches Stadion, Berlin tour AD Start ol
3 172 14 May 1930 - Austria 0 England 0, Hohe Warte Stadion, Wien AD Start ol
Age 24
4 180  9 December 1931 - England 7 Spain 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start ol

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