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Jimmy Settle

Bury FC, Everton FC

6 appearances, 6 goals

P 6 W 5 D 1 L 0 F 26: A 5
92% successful

1899-1903

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
540

Jimmy Settle

Profile

Full name James Settle
Born September 1875 in Millom, Cumberland [registered in Bootle, December 1875].
Baptised 26 September 1875 in Holy Trinity Church, Millom

Census Notes
Jimmy Settle's headstone at St. Peter's Church, Halliwell

According to the 1881 census, James is the youngest of four children, to the widowed Hannah, living at 103 Wellington Street in Millom. His father, Stephen, died in the first quarter of 1881.

According to the 1891 census, James remains the youngest of the four children still living at home with their mother at living at 12 Huxley Street in Halliwell. He is a tenter at the bleachworks.

According to the 1901 census, James is a professional footballer married to Catherine and they have two children, John and Bertha. They also have one servant and they live at 18 Eton Street in the Walton-on-the-Hill area in Liverpool, opposite Goodison Park stadium.

According to the 1911 census, James and Catherine are running the Dog & Partridge on the Moor Lane in Bolton. The census reveals that one of their four children had died.

Married: to Catherine Leigh Higham, on 23 May 1898 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Aspull [registered in Wigan, June 1898]. Died in 1926.
Died: 1 June 1954, aged 78 years nk days [registered in Farnworth, June 1954].
Living at 102 Chorley New Road, Horwich.
Buried on 5 June 1954 at St. Peter's Church, Halliwell, with his wife and two of his children, Robert and Bertha (left, photo courtesy of gravestone-photos).
Height/Weight: 5' 6", 11st. 0lbs [1902].

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Bolton before joining Bolton Wanderes FC in 1894 and made thirteen league appearances, scoring four goals. Joined Halliwell Rovers FC a year later and transfrerred to Bury FC in January 1897. After 28 goals in 63 league outings, Everton FC spent £400 on him on 13 April 1899. Becoming club captain. He made 237 league appearances and scored 84 goals. On 12 May 1908, Settle joined Stockport County FC, scored twice in 26 league outings, retiring a year later.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1905-06, runners-up 1906-07;
Individual honours Football League (four appearances);
Top Goalscorer Football League Division One
(18, 1901-02)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became 242nd player (244) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 65, 18 February 1899, England 13 Ireland 2, a British Championship match at Roker Park Ground, Association Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, aged 23 years nk days.
Last match No. 77, 14 February 1903, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Molineux, Wolverhampton, aged 27 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1898-99;
Team honours British Championship winners 1898-99;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information, but we know from census records that he became a publican. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.219.

 

Jimmy Settle - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
8 6 6 540 6 90 min 6 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.

 

Jimmy Settle - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 5 4 1 0 25 5 +20 0 2 5.00 1.00 90.0 +4
Away 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 6 5 1 0 26 5 +21 0 3 4.333 0.833 91.7 +5

 

Jimmy Settle - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1898-99 3 3 0 0 19 3 +16 0 1 6.333 1.00 100.0 +3
BC 1901-02 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 2.00 75.0 +1
BC 1902-03 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 6 5 1 0 26 5 +21 0 3 4.333 0.833 91.7 +5
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 6 5 1 0 26 5 +21 0 3 4.333 0.833 91.7 +5
All 6 5 1 0 26 5 +21 0 3 4.333 0.833 91.7 +5

 

Jimmy Settle - Match History
 Club: Bury F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 6 full capsx

Age 23
1 65 18 February 1899 - England 13 Ireland 2, Roker Park, Sunderland BC HW Start 53,55,80 il
2 66 20 March 1899 - England 4 Wales 0, Ashton Gate, Bristol HW Start il
3 67 8 April 1899 - England 2 Scotland 1, Aston Lower Grounds, Birmingham HW Start 40 il
 Club: Everton F.C. - 3 full caps  
Age 26
4 75 22 March 1902 - Ireland 0 England 1, Balmoral Showgrounds, Belfast BC AW Start 86 il
void 5 April 1902 - Scotland 1 England 1, Ibrox Park, Glasgow AD Start 44 il
5 76 3 May 1902 - England 2 Scotland 2, Aston Lower Grounds, Birmingham HD Start 65 il
Age 27
6 77 14 February 1903 - England 4 Ireland 0, Molineux, Wolverhampton BC HW Start il
- 78 2 March 1903 - England 2 Wales 1, Fratton Park, Portsmouth HW withdrawn

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