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George Toone

Notts County FC

2 appearances, 1 goal against
one clean sheet

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 6: A 1
100% successful

1892

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name George Toone
Born 10 June 1868 at 56 Caroline Street, St. Mary's, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [registered in Nottingham, June 1868].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, George is the youngest of five children to Matthew and Mary. His father is a lace maker and they all live at 56 Caroline Street in the St. Mary's area of Nottingham.

According to the 1881 census, George is still the youngest of four children living with their parents at 283 Great Alfred Street in St. Mary's. His father is now a general shopkeeper.

None of the Toone family can be found in the 1891 census, under any mis-spellling.

According to the 1901 census, George is a professional footballer married to Mary Elizabeth with one son, George. They live at 26 Jasper Street in the Ashton Gate area of Brisol.

According to the 1911 census, George is a publican still married to and they have two more children, Florence Elizabeth and Leonard. They have one servant and live at The Princess Royal, at 89 Northumberland Street in Nottingham.

Married to Mary Elizabeth Thompson [registered in Nottingham, January 1893].
Died 1 September 1943 at Nottingham City Hospital, aged 75 years 83 days [registered in Nottingham, September 1943].
Height/Weight 5' 7½", 11st. 2lbs [1890s], 5' 8", 13st. 0lbs [1900].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career with Nottingham Jardine's FC and was soon keeping goal for Notts Rangers FC. Joined Notts County FC in 1889. Joined Bedminster August FC in 1899. Joined Bristol City FC in 1900. Notts County again in 1901 and retired a year later, having made 265 league appearances, making his last appearance on 4 January 1902. Also represented Nottinghamshire in 1889.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1890-91 (injured), winners 1893-94; Football League Division Two winners 1896-97;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Father of George Toone (Sheffield Wednesday FC and Watford FC, 1913-25)

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of thirteen, across two matches, who became the 185th players (185) to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 44, 5 March 1892, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 23 years 93 days.
Last match No. 46, 2 April 1892, Scotland 1 England 4, a British Championship match at Ibrox Park, Copland Road, Glasgow, aged 23 years 121 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1891-92;
Team honours British Championship winners 1891-92;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

For some years a Nottingham licensee, 'The Princess Royal' after leaving the game. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.248.

 

George Wood - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 One 50% 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 Toone - 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 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

George Toone - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1891-92 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC All 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 3.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

George Toone - Match History
 Club: Notts County F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 23
1 44 5 March 1892 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start gk
2 46 2 April 1892 - Scotland 1 England 4, Ibrox Park, Glasgow AW Start gk

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