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Sep Smith

Leicester City FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1935-38

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Septimus Charles Smith
Born 15 March 1912 in Wesley Terrace, Whitburn, county Durham [registered in South Shields, June 1912].
Birthdate confirmed by 1939 register and death register.

Register notes

According to the 1939 register, Septimus C. is an unemployed professional footballer living at 58 Collingham Road in Leicester, with his wife Hannah.

Married to Hannah Hughes [registered in Barnsley, March 1933].
Died 28 July 2006, aged 94 years 135 days [registered in Leicester, September 2006].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 12st. 8lbs [1936].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Sunderland, from where he played junior football with his local side, Whitburn FC. Signed for Leicester City FC in March 1929. After 350 league appearances and 35 goals, he retired in May 1949, to spend a year as part of the club's training staff.
Club honours Football League Division One runners-up 1928-29; Division Two winners 1936-37;
FA Cup
runners-up 1948-49;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance).
Distinctions One of three footballing brothers, the others being Jack (Portsmouth FC), Tom (Leicester City FC) and Willie (Portsmouth FC and Stockport County FC).

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 615th players (616) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 199, 19 October 1935, Ireland 1 England 3, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 23 years 218 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1935-36;
Team honours None
Individual honours England Schoolboy (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After leaving the game, worked as a fitter in Leicester. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.229.

 

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

 

Sep Smith - 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 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

 

Sep Smith - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1935-36 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

 

Sep Smith - Match History

 Club: Leicester City F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 23
1 199 19 October 1935 - Ireland 1 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start rh
  

Age 25
212 23 October 1937 - Ireland 1 England 5, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW reserve
  

Age 26
215 9 April 1938 - England 0 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL reserve
  

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