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Alf Strange

Sheffield Wednesday FC

20 appearances, 0 goals

P 20 W 13 D 3 L 4 F 61: A 27
73% successful

1930-33

disciplined: none
captaincies:
three
minutes played:
1800

Profile

Full name Alfred Henry Strange
Born 2 April 1900 in Marehey, Ripley, Derbyshire [registered in Belper, June 1900].
Attended Street Lane School in Ripley

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Alfred H. is the youngest of four children to Alfred Henry and Mary. They live in Marehey, and his father is a hewer in the local coal mine.
According to his school admission records, Alf
. Henry began Street Lane school on 21 April 1903, he remained until his thirteenth birthday.

According to the 1911 census, Alfred Henry now has three more younger siblings, making him the middle child of seven children still alive, another two had since died (one of which, Elizabeth, died 11 September 18930. Along with their parents, they live in Upper Marehey, his father is still a hewer.

According to the 1939 register, Alfred H., a civilian charge hand, is married to Elsie, and they live at Providence Lane in Corsham.

Married to Elsie Cuttell [registered in Belper, December 1923].
Died October 1978 in Ripley, aged 78 years 182-212 days [registered in Belper, December 1978].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 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 x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 549th players (549) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 170, 5 April 1930, England 5 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 30 years 3 days.
Last match No. 190, 6 December 1933, England 4 France 1, a friendly match at White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London, aged 33 years 248 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32;
Team honours British Championships winners 1929-30, 1931-32, shared 1930-31;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Alf Strange - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
20 20 11 1800 0 0 min 0 three 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.

 

Alf Strange - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 9 8 0 1 33 11 +22 0 2 3.667 1.222 88.9 +7
Away 11 5 3 3 28 16 +12 2 4 2.545 1.455 59.1 +2
All 20 13 3 4 61 27 +34 2 6 3.05 1.35 72.5 +9

 

Alf Strange - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 11 8 0 3 32 12 +20 1 4 2.909 1.091 72.7 +5
Friendly 9 5 3 1 29 15 +14 1 2 3.222 1.667 72.2 +4
All 20 13 3 4 61 27 +34 2 6 3.05 1.35 72.5 +9

 

Alf Strange - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1929-30 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 1930-31 3 2 0 1 9 3 +6 1 1 3.00 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1931-32 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3
BC 1932-33 2 1 0 1 2 2 =0 0 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1933-34 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 11 8 0 3 32 12 +20 1 4 2.909 1.091 72.7 +5
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 11 8 0 3 32 12 +20 1 4 2.909 1.091 72.7 +5
All 11 8 0 3 32 12 +20 1 4 2.909 1.091 72.7 +5

 

Alf Strange - Match History
 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - 20 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 20 full capsx

Age 30
1 170 5 April 1930 - England 5 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start rh
2 171 10 May 1930 - Germany 3 England 3, Deutsches Stadion, Berlin tour AD Start rh
3 172 14 May 1930 - Austria 0 England 0, Hohe Warte Stadion, Wien AD Start rh
4 173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Start rh
5 174 22 November 1930 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start rh
6 175 28 March 1931 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start rh
Age 31
7 176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL Captain rh
8 177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles AW Captain rh
9 178 17 October 1931 - Ireland 2 England 6, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start rh
10 179 18 November 1931 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Captain rh
11 180 9 December 1931 - England 7 Spain 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start rh
Age 32
12 181 9 April 1932 - England 3 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start rh
13 182 17 October 1932 - England 1 Ireland 0, Bloomfield Road, Blackpool BC HW Start rh
14 184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW Start rh
15 185 1 April 1933 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start rh
Age 33
16 186 13 May 1933 - Italy 1 England 1, Stadio NPNF, Roma tour AD Start rh
17 187 20 May 1933 - Switzerland 0 England 4, Sportplatz Neufeld, Bern AW Start rh
18 188 14 October 1933 - Ireland 0 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start rh
19 189 15 November 1933 - England 1 Wales 2, St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HL Start rh
20 190 6 December 1933 - England 4 France 1, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Start rh

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