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Tot Rostron
Darwen FC

2 caps, 0 goals
0% successful
1881
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 180


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Tot Rostron Profile

Full name Thurston Rostron
Popular name Tot Rostron ['Tot' possibly a shortened form of Thurston, or simply a reference to his size]
Born 21 April 1863 in Over Darwen, Lancashire;
Died 3 July 1891, aged only 28 years; [death registered in Chorley, as Thurstan]
Height/Weight 5' 5" [1884];

Club Career

Club(s) Began his playing career with Helmshore FC, before joining Darwen Old Wanderers FC.  Started his first spell with Darwen FC, before joining Great Lever FC in 1883, rejoining Darwen FC in 1884. He played as a guest for Blackburn Rovers FC in an FA Cup game, in their FA Cup winning year of 1885; also represented Lancashire FA;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 81st players to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward;
First match No. 12, 26 February 1881, England 0 Wales 1, friendly match at Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn.  Aged 17 years 311 days;
Last match No. 13, 12 March 1881, England 1 Scotland 6, friendly match at Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London. Aged 17 years 325 days;
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

Beyond England

At the time of his England appearances, Rostron was a Cotton Weaver, living with his his parents, Christopher and Maria, at 9 Edward Street, Over Darwen. Shortly afterwards, he was employed as a bowling green keeper. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.212./FindMyPast.com

 

Tot Rostron - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Gls Ave.
min
Capt. Disc.
2 2 180 0 0 min 0 None

 

Tot Rostron - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 1 0 0.50 3.50 0.00 -2
All 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 1 0 0.50 3.50 0.00 -2

 

Tot Rostron - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 1 0 0.50 3.50 0.00 -2
All 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 1 0 0.50 3.50 0.00 -2

 

Tot Rostron - Match History
Club: Darwen F.C. - 2 full caps
Coach: F.A. Committee - 2 full caps
1 12 26-Feb-1881 England 0 Wales 1 Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn Fr HL Start n/a
2 13 12-Mar-1881 England 1 Scotland 6 The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HL Start n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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CG