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Albert Smith

Nottingham Forest FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 12: A 3
100% successful

1891-93

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Albert Smith
Born 23 July 1869 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [registered in Nottingham, September 1869].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Albert is the youngest of ten children to Samuel and Ann. His father is a shoe maker and they live at 7 Talbot Street in the St. Mary's area of Nottingham, with one servant.

According to the 1881 census, Albert is at school, boarding at 40 Forest Road West in Nottingham.

According to the 1891 census, Albert, now a boot clicker, remains at home with his parents at Claremont House, Claremont Road in Basford, and six of his siblings and two servants. His father is still a shoe manufacturer. They live behind team-mate Edwin Luntley's home..

According to the 1901 census, Albert is a boot and shoe manufacturer, married to Ethel, with two sons, Albert Forester and Fred Leslie, and they live at Forest View on Gregory Boulevard in the Hyson Green area of Nottingham, with two servants.

According to the 1911 census, Albert is still a manufacturer of shoes and boots and he is still married with two sons. With one servant, they all still live at Forest View.

Married to Ethel Lizzie Page [registered in Nottingham, March 1894].
Died 18 April 1921, aged 51 years 269 days [registered in Nottingham, June 1921].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career playing with his local sides, Notts Rangers FC, Long Eaton Rangers FC and also Derby County FC. Joined Nottingham Forest FC in February 1889 and joined Notts County FC a year later in February 1890. He made four league appearances. Rejoining Forest before the year was out. Joined Blackburn Rovers FC on 10 November 1891, but returned to Forest again in early 1892, this time as their captain, making 26 league appearances, scoring once. He retired in April 1894.
Club honours Football Alliance winners 1891-92;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 179th players (182) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 42, 7 March 1891, England 4 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Ashville Ground, Newcastle Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, aged 21 years 227 days.
Last match No. 47, 25 February 1893, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Wellington Road Football Ground, Perry Barr, Birmingham, aged 23 years 217 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1890-91, 1892-93;
Team honours British Championship winners 1890-91, 1892-93;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Albert was a boot factor in Nottingham, working for his father's business, S.Smith Ltd. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.225.

 

Albert Smith - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 3 270 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.

 

Albert Smith - 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 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3

 

Albert Smith - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1890-91 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3

 

Albert Smith - Match History
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 21
1 42 7 March 1891 - England 4 Wales 1, Ashville Ground, Sunderland BC HW Start rh
2 43 4 April 1891 - England 2 Scotland 1, Ewood Park, Blackburn HW Start rh
Age 23
3 47 25 February 1893 - England 6 Ireland 1, Wellington Road Football Ground, Birmingham BC HW Start rh

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