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Ernie Scattergood

Derby County FC

1 appearance, 3 goals against

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 3
100% successful

1913

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Gunner Ernald Scattergood
There is no evidence of Oak as a middle name
Born 29 May 1887 in High Street, Riddings, Alfreton, Derbyshire [registered in Belper, September 1887].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Ernald is the youngest of seven children to William and Lucy. They live in Riddings High Street in Alfreton. His father is a coalminer.

According to the 1901 census, Ernald, a colliery trammer, is the youngest of five children remaining at home with their parents still in Riddings High Street. They now have one servant though. His father is now a hewer in the coalmines.

According to the 1911 census, Ernald, a professional footballer, is now married to Ethel, and they live at 50 Crewe Street in Derby.

Married to Ethel Dawes on 22 August 1910 at St. James' Church, Riddings [registered in Belper, September 1910]. Two children, Kenneth (b. 1912) and Nancy (b. 1916, d. 1920)
Died 2 July 1932 at his home in Morven Street, Creswell, aged 45 years 34 days [registered in Worksop, September 1932]. Died of heart-failure, he had been poorly for two years previous.
Funeral at took place on Tuesday, 5 July, from his mother-in-law's home in Ridding High Street, with a service held at St. James' Church in Riddings conducted by Rev. H. Simmons.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 12st. 9lbs [1911].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Alfreton, before playing for Riddings St James' FC, and then joining Ripley Athletic FC. Derby County FC signed Scattergood for £11 in August 1907. After 192 league appearances, in which he managed to score three goals from the penalty spot, on 17 October 1914, he joined Bradford City AFC for a considerable transfer fee. Retired in 1925.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1911-12;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Having a strong kick, he took the penalties for both Derby and Bradford.
Father of Ken Scattergood, Stoke City FC and Derby County FC goalkeeper.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 368th players (368) to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 115, 17 March 1913, England 4 Wales 3, a British Championship match at Ashton Gate, Ashton Vale, Bedminster, Bristol, aged 25 years 292 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1912-13;
Team honours British Championships winners 1912-13;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.217.
Was a gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery during WW1. After retiring, he turned to cricket, becoming a wicketkeeper for Colliery CC in Creswell. Until he was disabled by illness.

 

Ernie Scattergood - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 3 30 min 3 0 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.

 

Ernie Scattergood - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Ernie Scattergood - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1912-13 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Ernie Scattergood - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 25
1 115 17 March 1913 - England 4 Wales 3, Ashton Gate, Bristol BC HW Start gk

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