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Bert Sproston

Leeds United AFC, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Manchester City FC

11 appearances, 0 goals

P 11 W x D x L x F x: A x
x% successful

1936-38

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
990

Pic 200 x 149

 

 

 

Profile

Full name Bert Sproston
Born 22 June 1915 in Congleton, Cheshire [registered in Congleton, September 1915].
Married to Renee A. Day [registered in Chatham, March 1946].
Died 2000, 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) Began his career with Sandbach Ramblers FC, from where he was noticed by Leeds United AFC in 1932. Signed by Tottenham Hotspur FC on 15 June 1938 for £8000. Returned north five months later after failing to settle. Manchester City FC signed Sproston on 4 November 1938.
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 six players who became the 624th players (625) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 205, 17 October 1936, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged x years x days.
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1936-37, 1937-38;
Team honours British Championships 1937-38;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Bert Sproston - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 11 - - - - min - 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.

 

Bert Sproston - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Bert Sproston - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Bert Sproston - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1936-37 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC 1937-38 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 1 0 2.333 1.00 66.7 +1
BC All - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Bert Sproston - Match History
 Club: Leeds United A.F.C. - 11 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 11 full capsx

Age 21
1 205 17 October 1936 - Wales 2 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AL Start rb
Age 22
2 212 23 October 1937 - Ireland 1 England 5, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 2
3 213 17 November 1937 - England 2 Wales 1, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough HW Start 2
4 214 1 December 1937 - England 5 Czechoslovakia 4, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Start 2
5 215 9 April 1938 - England 0 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL Start rb
6 216 14 May 1938 - Germany 3 England 6, Olympiastadion, Berlin tour AW Start rb
7 217 21 May 1938 - Switzerland 2 England 1, Hardturm Sportplatz, Zürich AL Start rb
8 218 26 May 1938 - France 2 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW Start rb

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