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Arthur Turner

Southampton FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 5: A 0
100% successful

1900-01

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
110

Profile

Full name Arthur Turner
Born early 1877 possibly in Lynchford Road, Farnborough, Hampshire [registered in Hartley Wintney, June 1877].
The census' state that the Turners were born and living at Lynchford Road in Farnborough, which is in the Rural Sanitary District of Hartley Wintney, which followed the boundary of the Poor Law Union.
Baptised 18 February 1877 in Farnborough

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, four year-old Arthur is the oldest of three  children to Arthur and Caroline Eliza (née Hall). They live in Lynchford Road in Farnborough. His father is a builder and undertaker.

According to the 1891 census, Arthur now has one more younger siblings, still living at home in Lynchford Road with their parents and a servant. His father is a now a general furnisher.

According to the 1901 census, Arthur is now a professional footballer living with his widowed father and his three younger siblings. His father is an ironmonger and they all still live at Lynchford Road.

According to the 1911 census, Arthur is now a shop assistant in a furnishings store, married to Edith. They have two daughters, Vera Dorrety and Edith Caroline. They live at 1 Westfield Terrace, in the Park Road area of Farnborough.

Married to Edith Jane Dorrety, 14 April 1904 at Hartley Witney Registry Office [registered in Hartley Wintney, June 1904].
Died 4 April 1925 at Lynchford Road, Farnborough, aged 47 years nk days [registered in Hartley Wintney, June 1925]. Left £1109 16s. 2d. in his will to his daughter, Vera, and brother, Harry.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 10lbs [1903].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Aldershot North End FC from 1892 until 1894. Joined South Farnborough FC and Camberley St. Michale's FC. Signed for Southampton FC in late 1899, scoring 23 goals in 65 Southern League appearances. Derby County FC signed Turner on 2 May 1902, making 21 league appearances and scoring once. Middlesbrough FC attempted to lure Turner for a £375 transfer fee, but instead, joined Newcastle United FC on 24 January 1903, making just thirteen league outings, scoring just once. Tottenham Hotspur FC paid £150 for his services in February 1904, where he scored five goals in just six league appearances. He did make one league appearance for Bristol City FC in 1904, rejoining Southampton FC after a few months, making a further thirteen league appearances, scoring one last time. Turner left later in the 1905 close season, aged only 28 years. He joined South Farnborough FC, where his club were fined for not registering Turner with the Football Association in November 1906.
Club honours Southern League winners 1900-01; FA Cup runners-up 1899-1900, 1901-02;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became 247th players (248) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
First match No. 68, 17 March 1900, Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Lansdown Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, aged 23 years nk days.
Last match No. 71, 9 March 1901, England 3 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at The Dell, Milton Road, The Common, Southampton, aged 24 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1899-1900, 1900-01;
Team honours British Championships winners 1900-01;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After leaving the game, returned to Farnborough to join his father's business. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.251.

 

Arthur Turner - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 110 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.

 

Arthur Turner - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2

 

Arthur Turner - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1899-1900 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1900-01 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 5 0 +5 0 2 2.50 0.00 100.0 +2

 

Arthur Turner - Match History
 Club: Southampton F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 23
1 68 17 March 1900 - Ireland 0 England 2, Lansdowne Road, Dublin BC AW Start or
Age 24
2 71 9 March 1901 - England 3 Ireland 0, The Dell, Southampton BC HW Start
inj. off 20
or

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