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George Stephenson

Derby County FC, Sheffiled Wednesday FC

3 appearances, 2 debut goals

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 10: A 7
67% successful

1928-31

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name George Ternent Stephenson
Born 3 September 1900 in Horton, New Delaval, Northumberland [registered in Tynemouth, December 1900].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, George Tennent is the youngest of six children to James and Ann (nee Tennant), living at 40 Middle Row in Horton. His father is a blacksmith and horse shoer.

According to the 1911 census, ten year old George is here the fourth of six children, ten in total (including Clement), two have since died. His father is still a blacksmith and horse shoer and the eight of them still live at 40 Middle Row.
According to Passenger Lists, George Stephenson was one of seventeen footballers who, courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, had left the port of Southampton on 22 May 1937, bound for Quebec, Canada, on the Empress of Australia

According to the 1939 register, George T. is an assistant football manager living at the home of footballer, George Robinson and his wife, Emily, at 3 Weyman Road in Greenwich.

Died 18 August 1971, aged 70 years 349 days [registered in Derby, September 1971].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 0lbs [1930].

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 Brother of Jim Stephenson (Aston Villa FC)

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became 528th players (532) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 160, 17 May 1928, France 1 England 5, an end-of-season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 27 years 257 days.
Last match No. 176, 14 May 1931, France 5 England 2, an end-of season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 30 years 253 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions Brother of Clem Stephenson (Aston Villa FC, Huddersfield Town AFC and England).

Beyond England

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

 

George Stephenson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 3 0 270 2 135 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.

 

George Stephenson - 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 3 2 0 1 10 7 +3 0 0 3.333 2.333 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 10 7 +3 0 0 3.333 2.333 66.7 +1

 

George Stephenson - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 27
1 160 17 May 1928 - France 1 England 5, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW Start
23, 80
il
2 161 19 May 1928 - Belgium 1 England 3, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen AW Start il
Age 29
- 168 19 October 1929 - Ireland 0 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW withdrew injured
 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 30
3 176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL Start il
- 177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles AW reserve

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