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George Shutt

Stoke FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 6: A 1
100% successful

1886

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name George Shutt
Born late 1861 in Fenton, Stoke-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire [registered in Stoke in December 1861]

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, George is the oldest of five children to John and Sarah, living at 28 Windsor Street in Hanley area of Stoke. His father is a writing clerk.

According to the 1881 census, George is now a flower painter at the pottery, he still lives at home with his parents with another five younger siblings. They live at 8 Stanley Street in Hanley. His father is an engine smith.

According to the 1891 census, George is a beer house keeper and is now married to Annie with one son, John Adderley, living at 30 Waterloo Street in Burslem with one servant.

According to the 1901 census, George, a beerseller, is still married and still have one son. They live at 93-95 Hope Street in Hanley, with two servants.

According to the 1911 census, George remains married with his one son. He is a licensed victualler of The Borough Exchange, having his niece and two servants living with him at 7-9 Hope Street.

Married to Annie Hand, on 6 October 1889, in Wellington [registered in Stoke, in December 1889]. Annie Shutt died in January 1939, still living at The Borough Exchange, she is buried in Hanley Cemetery, alongside her husband.
Died 6 August 1936, aged 74 years nk days [registered in Stoke, September 1936].
Funeral held on 10 August 1936, buried in Hanley Cemetery, Shelton.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Stoke until joining Stoke FC until 1889, winning his place as a centre-half and eventually, as team captain. Also represented Staffordhsire before retiring at the age of 27. Became a Football League referee 1889;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also selected to player in the Gentlemen vs. Players matches in 1886.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of eight who became the 125th player (126) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back;
Only match No. 26, 13 March 1886, Ireland 1 England 6, British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 24 years nk days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1885-86;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Retired from the game to become a licensed victualler. He first held the licence of the Waterloo Stores at Burslem, and afterwards kept the Welsh Harp, in Hope Street, Hanley. And then for the 34 years up until his death, he had been at The Borough Exhange, also in Hope Street in Hanley.

 

George Shutt - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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.

 

George Shutt - 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 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

George Shutt - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1885-86 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 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 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

George Shutt - Match History
 Club: Stoke F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

Age 24
1 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start hb

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