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Ron Staniforth

Huddersfield Town AFC

8 appearances, 0 goals

P 8 W 4 D 1 L 3 F 19: A 21
56% successful

1954

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
720

Profile

Full name Ronald Staniforth
Born 13 April 1924 in Newton Heath, Manchester, Lancashire [registered in Prestwich, June 1924].

Register Notes

Cannot be found on the 1939 register.
According to Passenger Lists, Ronald Staniforth was a member of Huddersfield Town AFC, and left the Port of Liverpool, bound for Montreal, Canada, on 7 May 1955, on the Empress of Scotland. His address was stated as 41 Broad Lane in the Dalton area of Huddersfield.
Then, according to the 1957 Kelly's Directory, Staniforth was living at 77 Shenstone Road, in the Hillsborough area of Sheffield.

Died October 1988, in Barrow-in-Furness, aged 64 years nk days [registered in Barrow-in-Furness, December 1988] of Motor Neurone Disease
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 0lbs [1957].

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 four who became the 727th players (727) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 285, 3 April 1954, Scotland 2 England 4, a British Championship and World Cup qualification match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 29 years 355 days.
Last match No. 293, 1 December 1954, England 3 West Germany 1, a friendly match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 30 years 232 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1954; British Championships 1953-54, 1954-55;
Team honours British Championships winners 1953-54, 1954-55;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Ron Staniforth - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 8 5 8 0 0 720 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.

 

Ron Staniforth - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 6 3 +3 0 0 3.00 1.50 100.0 +2
Away 4 2 0 2 7 10 -3 1 1 1.75 2.50 50.0 =0
Neutral 2 0 1 1 6 8 -2 0 0 3.00 4.00 25.0 -1
All 8 4 1 3 19 21 -2 1 1 2.375 2.625 56.3 +1

 

Ron Staniforth - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 7 3 1 3 16 20 -4 1 1 2.286 2.857 50.0 =0
Red 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 8 4 1 3 19 21 -2 1 1 2.375 2.625 56.3 +1

 

Ron Staniforth - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
WCF 3 1 1 1 8 8 =0 0 1 2.667 2.667 50.0 =0
World Cup 4 2 1 1 12 10 +2 0 1 4.00 3.50 62.5 +1
British Championship 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2

Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 3 1 0 2 4 9 -5 1 0 1.333 3.00 33.3 -1
All 8 4 1 3 19 21 -2 1 1 2.375 2.625 56.3 +1

 

Ron Staniforth - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP/BC 1953-54 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
WCP All 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1954 3 1 1 1 8 8 =0 0 1 2.667 2.667 50.0 =0
WCF All 3 1 1 1 8 8 =0 0 1 2.667 2.667 50.0 =0
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1954 4 2 1 1 12 10 +2 0 1 4.00 3.50 62.5 +1
WC All 4 2 1 1 12 10 +2 0 1 4.00 3.50 62.5 +1
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/WCP 1953-54 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 0 0 4.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 1954-55 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 2 1 1 12 10 +2 0 1 4.00 3.50 62.5 +1
BC 2 2 0 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 100.0 +2

Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup Preliminaries and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

All 5 3 1 1 15 12 +3 0 1 3.00 2.40 70.0 +2

 

Ron Staniforth - Match History
 Club: Huddersfield Town A.F.C. - 8 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 8 full capsx

Age 29
1 285 3 April 1954 - Scotland 2 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC/
WCP
AW Start 2
Age 30
2 286 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd tour AL Start 2
3 287 23 May 1954 - Hungary 7 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest AL Start 2
4 288 17 June 1954 - Belgium 4 England 4, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel WCF ND Start 2
5 289 20 June 1954 - England 2 Switzerland 0, Wankdorfstadion, Bern AW Start
6 290 26 June 1954 - Uruguay 4 England 2, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel NL Start
7 292 10 November 1954 - England 3 Wales 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 2
8 293 1 December 1954 - England 3 West Germany 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 2

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