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Ronnie Starling

Sheffield Wednesday FC, Aston Villa FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

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

1933-37

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Ronald William Starling
Born 11 October 1909 at 62 Duke Street in Pelaw-on-Tyne, county Durham [registered in Gateshead, December 1909].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, one year-old Ronald William is the yungest of two children to William and Maria, living at 62 Duke Street in Pelaw. His father is a stoneman in the local coalmine.

According to the 1939 register, Ronald, now married to Lily, is a professional footballer living at 386 Chester Road North in Sutton Coldfield.

Married to Lily Wheeler [registered in Sheffield, June 1937].
Died 17 December 1991, aged 82 years 67 days [registered in Sheffield, December 1991].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 7lbs [1937].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started with Washington Colliery FC before he joined Hull City FC, and Newcastle United FC. Then Sheffield Wednesday FC in 1982. Joined Aston Villa FC on 6 January 1937 for about £8000.
Club honours -
Individual honours FA Cup winners 1934-35 (captain)
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became 578th players (578) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right/left
First match No. 185, 1 April 1933, Scotland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 23 years 172 days.
Last match No. 208, 17 April 1937, Scotland 3 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 27 years 188 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1932-33, 1936-37;
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.

 

Ronnie Starling - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 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.

 

Ronnie Starling - 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 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 0.00 -2
All 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 0.00 -2

 

Ronnie Starling - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1932-33 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC 1936-37 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 0.00 -1
BC All 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 0.00 -2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 0.00 -2
All 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 0.00 -2

 

Ronnie Starling - Match History
 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 23
1 185 1 April 1933 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start ir
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 27
2 208 17 April 1937 - Scotland 3 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start il

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