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Jock Simpson

Blackburn Rovers FC

8 caps, 1 goal

P 8 W 6 D 2 L 0 F 18: A 4
87% successful

1911-14

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
720

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Profile

Full name John Simpson
Born 25 December 1885 [registered in x, x].

Census Notes

According to the 1851 census.....

Died 4 January 1959, aged x years x days [registered in x].
Height/Weight x' x½", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) From Falkirk FC, transferred to Blackburn Rovers FC on 23 January 1911 for a £1800 transfer fee, despite an offer from both Everton FC and Newcastle United FC.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 352nd players (353) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
First match No. 108, 11 February 1911, England 2 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Baseball Ground, Shaftesbury Crescent, Derby, aged x years x days.
Last match No. 118, 16 March 1914, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1910-11, 1911-12, 1912-13, 1913-14;
Team honours British Championships winners 1910-11, 1912-13, shared 1911-12;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Jock Simpson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 8 8 720 1 720 min 1 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.

 

Jock Simpson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 3 1 0 7 2 +5 0 2 1.75 0.50 87.5 +3
Away 4 3 1 0 11 2 +9 0 2 3.75 0.50 87.5 +3
All - British Championship 8 6 2 0 18 4 +14 0 4 2.25 0.50 87.5 +6

 

Jock Simpson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1910-11 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 0 1 2.00 0.667 83.3 +2
BC 1911-12 3 2 1 0 9 2 +7 0 1 3.00 0.667 83.3 +2
BC 1912-13 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1913-14 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 8 6 2 0 18 4 +14 0 4 2.25 0.50 87.5 +6
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 8 6 2 0 18 4 +14 0 4 2.25 0.50 87.5 +6
All 8 6 2 0 18 4 +14 0 4 2.25 0.50 87.5 +6

 

Jock Simpson - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 8 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 8 full capsx

Age 25
1 108 11 February 1911 - England 2 Ireland 1, Baseball Ground, Shaftesbury Crescent, Derby BC HW Start or
2 109 13 March 1911 - England 3 Wales 0, The Den, Cold Blow Lane, New Cross, London HW Start or
3 110 1 April 1911 - England 1 Scotland 1, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool HD Start or
Age 26
4 111 10 February 1912 - Ireland 1 England 6, Dalymount Park, Phibsborough, Dublin BC AW Start 85 or
5 112 11 March 1912 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham AW Start or
6 113 23 March 1912 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AD Start or
Age 27
7 116 5 April 1913 - England 1 Scotland 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London BC HW Start or
Age 28
8 118 16 March 1914 - Wales 0 England 2, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AW Start or

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