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Dick Spence

Chelsea FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 0 D 0 L 2 F 3: A 5
0% successful

1936

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Richard Spence
Born 18 July 1908 in Milner Street, Platts Common, Barnsley, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Barnsley, September 1908].
Baptised 20 August 1908 at Hoyland Anglican Church

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, two year-old Richard is the youngest of three children, all sons, to Frederick and Charlotte. His father is a coalmine hewer. They live at 9 Pepper Street in Platts Common.

Cannot be found on the 1939 register.

Died March 1983, aged 74 years nk days [registered in Ealing, London, March 1983].
Height/Weight 5' 6", 9st. 2lbs [1938].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
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 two who became the 619th players (619) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
First match No. 203, 6 May 1936, Austria 2 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Praterstadion, Prater, Wien, aged 27 years 293 days.
Last match No. 204, 9 May 1936, Belgium 3 England 2, an end-of-season tour match at Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles, aged 27 years 296 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

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

 

Dicky Spence - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 0 180 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.

 

Dicky Spence - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 2 0 0 2 3 5 -2 0 0 1.50 2.50 0.00 -2
All 2 0 0 2 3 5 -2 0 0 1.50 2.50 0.00 -2

 

Dicky Spence - Match History
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 27
1 203 6 May 1936 - Austria 2 England 1, Praterstadion, Wien tour AL Start lh
2 204 9 May 1936 - Belgium 3 England 2, Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles AL Start lh

Notes

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