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Nobby Stiles

Manchester United FC

28 appearances, 1 goal

P 28 W 18 D 8 L 2 F 53: A 22
79% successful

1965-70

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2550

Profile

Full name Norbert Peter Stiles MBE
Born 18 May 1942 in Collyhurst, Manchester, Lancashire [registered in Manchester, June 1942].
Married to Kay Giles [registeration not found, but certainly married in 1961].
Height/Weight 5' 6", 10st. 10lbs [1967].

Source

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

Biographies After the Ball - Nobby Stiles (Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, August 2003)
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions Appeared on ITV's This Is Your Life 20 November 1991;
On 13 May 2016, Nobby Stiles Drive was formally unveiled in his hometown of Collyhurst.
Nobby's wife, Kay, is the sister of Irish footballer, Johnny Giles.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 834th players (834) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
First match No. 387, 10 April 1965, England 2 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 22 years 327 days.
Last match No. 442, 25 April 1970, Scotland 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 27 years 342 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1966, 1970; European Championship Finals 1968; British Championship 1964-65, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1969-70;
Team honours World Cup winners 1966; European Championship third place 1968; British Championship winners 1964-65, 1965-66, shared 1969-70;
Individual honours England Schoolboy (five appearances, 1957)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.
Diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in May 2016.

 

Nobby Stiles - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Start. Disc.
- 28 16 28 0 0 2550 1 2550 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.

 

Nobby Stiles - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 17 10 5 2 31 16 +15 2 7 1.824 0.941 73.5 +8
Away 10 7 3 0 20 6 +14 2 6 2.00 0.60 85.0 +7
Neutral 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 28 18 8 2 53 22 +31 4 14 1.893 0.786 78.6 +16

 

Nobby Stiles - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 26 16 8 2 48 20 +28 4 13 1.846 0.769 76.9 +14
Red 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All 28 18 8 2 53 22 +31 4 14 1.893 0.786 78.6 +16

 

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

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 6 5 1 0 11 3 +8 1 4 1.833 0.50 91.7 +5
World Cup 6 5 1 0 11 3 +8 1 4 1.833 0.50 91.7 +5

ECP

3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 0 1 3.00 1.333 66.7 +1
ECF 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
European Championship 4 3 0 1 11 4 +7 0 2 2.75 1.00 75.0 +3
British Championship 9 5 3 1 20 11 +9 2 3 2.222 1.222 72.2 +4

Note that the 1966-68 records of the European Championships and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 12 7 4 1 20 8 +12 1 6 1.667 0.667 75.0 +6
All 28 18 8 2 53 22 +31 4 14 1.893 0.786 78.6 +16

 

Nobby Stiles - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1966 6 5 1 0 11 3 +8 1 4 1.833 0.50 91.7 +5
WCF 1970 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCF All 6 5 1 0 11 3 +8 1 4 1.833 0.50 91.7 +5
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP/BC 1966-67 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 0 1 3.00 1.333 66.7 +1
ECP All 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 0 1 3.00 1.333 66.7 +1
European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1968 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECF All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1966-68 4 3 0 1 11 4 +7 0 2 2.75 1.00 75.0 +3
EC All 4 3 0 1 11 4 +7 0 2 2.75 1.00 75.0 +3
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1964-65 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1965-66 3 2 1 0 6 4 +2 1 1 2.00 1.33 83.3 +2
BC/ECP 1966-67 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 0 1 3.00 1.333 66.7 +1
BC 1969-70 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 1 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
BC All 9 5 3 1 20 11 +9 2 3 2.222 1.222 72.2 +4
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 6 5 1 0 11 3 +8 1 4 1.833 0.50 91.7 +5
EC 4 3 0 1 11 4 +7 0 2 2.75 1.00 75.0 +3
BC 9 5 3 1 20 11 +9 2 3 2.222 1.222 72.2 +4
Note that the 1966-68 records of the European Championships and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.
All 16 11 4 1 33 14 +19 3 8 2.063 0.875 81.3 +10

 

Nobby Stiles - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 28 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 28 full capsx

Age 22
1 387 10 April 1965 - England 2 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD Start 4
2 388 5 May 1965 - England 1 Hungary 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 4
3 389 9 May 1965 - Yugoslavia 1 England 1, Stadion Crvena zvezda, Beograd tour AD Start 4
- 390 12 May 1965 - West Germany 0 England 1, Städtisches Stadion, Nürnberg AW unused/squad
4 391 16 May 1965 - Sweden 1 England 2, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg AW Start 4
Age 23
5 392 2 October 1965 - Wales 0 England 0, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 4
6 393 20 October 1965 - England 2 Austria 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 4
7 394 10 November 1965 - England 2 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 4
8 395 8 December 1965 - Spain 0 England 2, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid Fr AW Start 4
9 396 5 January 1966 - England 1 Poland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool Fr HD Start 4
10 397 23 February 1966 - England 1 West Germany 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 9
11 398 2 April 1966 - Scotland 3 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start 4
Age 24
- 399 4 May 1966 - England 2 Yugoslavia 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW squad/reserve
- 400 26 June 1966 - Finland 0 England 3, Olympiastadion, Helsinki tour AW
12 401 29 June 1966 - Norway 1 England 6, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AW Start 4
13 402 3 July 1966 - Denmark 0 England 2, Idrætsparken, København AW Start 4
14 403 5 July 1966 - Poland 0 England 1, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów AW Start 4
15 404 11 July 1966 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley WCF HD Start 4
16 405 16 July 1966 - Mexico 0 England 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
17 406 20 July 1966 - France 0 England 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
18 407 23 July 1966 - England 1 Argentina 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
19 408 26 July 1966 - England 2 Portugal 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
20 409 30 July 1966 - England 4 West Germany 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
21 410 22 October 1966 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC/
ECP
AW Start 4
22 411 2 November 1966 - England 0 Czechoslovakia 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 4
23 412 16 November 1966 - England 5 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC/
ECP
HW Start 4
24 413 15 April 1967 - England 2 Scotland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC/
ECP
HL Start 4
Age 26
- 423 1 June 1968 - West Germany 1 England 0, Niedersachsenstadion, Hannover Fr AL squad/unused
- 424 5 June 1968 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadio Comunale di Firenze, Firenze ECF NL squad/
unused
17
25 425 8 June 1968 - USSR 0 England 2, Stadio Olimpico, Roma NW Start
26 428 15 January 1969 - England 1 Romania 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 4
Age 27
- 440 18 April 1970 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD squad/unused
27 441 21 April 1970 - England 3 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 4
28 442 25 April 1970 - Scotland 0 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD Start 4
Age 28
- 443 20 May 1970 - Colombia 0 England 4, Estadio Nemesio Camacho, Olímpico Fr AW squad/unused
- 444 24 May 1970 - Ecuador 0 England 2, Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa, Quito Fr AW
- 445 2 June 1970 - Romania 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara WCF NW squad member 15
- 446 7 June 1970 - Brazil 1 England 0, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara NL
- 447 11 June 1970 - Czechoslovakia 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara NW
- 448 14 June 1970 - West Germany 3 England 2, Estadio Guanajuato, León NL

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