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Charlie Sagar

Bury FC

2 appearances, 1 debut goal

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 2: A 0
75% successful

1899-1902

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Charles Sagar
Born 28 March 1878 in Daisy Bank, Edgworth, Lancashire [registered in Bolton, June 1878].
Attended Edgeworth Wesleyan School, from 6 March 1882.
Baptized 12 May 1878 at St. Anne's Church in Turton.

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Charles is the youngest of six children to John, a Carter, and Jane, living at Daisy Bank in Edgworth.

According to the 1891 census, Charles is still the youngest, now of five children, still at home with his Carter father and his mother, now living at 14 Wellington Road in Turton. Charles is a warehouse lad in the cotton factory.

According to the 1901 census, Professional Football player Charles is now the youngest of four living at home at 14 Wellington Road with his widowed father, who is now a genreal labourer.

According to the 1911 census, Charles is a club caretaker married to Martha Ann, with one child, Gerald. The census reveals that they have lost another child. They live at 82 Wellington Road in Turton.

Married to Martha Ann Brooks [registered in Bolton, September 1904].
Died 4 December 1919 at The Nabbs Farm in Turton, aged 41 years 251 days [registered in Bolton, December 1919]. He was a farmer, and he left £741 6s. 4d. to his wife.
Buried on 8 December at St. Anne's Church in Turton.
Height/Weight 5' 11½", 11st. 0½lbs [1903].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing in 1895 for Turton Sunday School local side St Anne's FC. Sagar was also playing for Edgworth Rovers FC and Turton FC. Joined Bury FC in 1898 and after 186 league appearances and 71 goals, transferred to Manchester United FC on 11 May 1905, at a fee fixed at £300, despite it going to a tranfer tribunal. He remained with them until 1907, scoring twenty in thirty league appearances. Afterwhich he played for Atherton FC in December 1908, then Haslingden FC in March 1909.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1899-1900, 1902-03;
Individual honours Football League (four appearances).
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became 247th players (250) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left, centre-forward
First match No. 68, 17 March 1900, Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Lansdown Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, aged 21 years 354 days.
Last match No. 74, 3 March 1902, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 23 years 340 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1899-1900, 1901-02;
Team honours None
Individual honours England's Joint-Top Goalscorer (one 1900)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.215. But according to his probate, at the time of his death, Charles was a farmer in Turton.

 

Charlie Sagar - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 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.

 

Charlie Sagar - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 1 2 1.00 0.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 1 2 1.00 0.00 75.0 +1

 

Charlie Sagar - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1899-1900 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1901-02 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 1 2 1.00 0.00 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 1 2 1.00 0.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 1 2 1.00 0.00 75.0 +1

 

Charlie Sagar - Match History
 Club: Bury F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 20
- 67 8 April 1899 - England 2 Scotland 1, Aston Lower Grounds, Birmingham BC HW reserve
Age 21
1 68 17 March 1900 - Ireland 0 England 2, Lansdowne Road, Dublin BC AW Start 16 il
Age 22
- 72 18 March 1901- England 6 Wales 0, St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne BC HW reserve
Age 23
2 74 3 March 1902 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start cf

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