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George Tweedy

Grimsby Town FC

1 appearance, 2 goals against

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

1936

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name George Jacob Tweedy
Born 8 January 1913 in Morpeth, Northumberland [registered in Morpeth, March 1913].
Brought up in Willington, county Durham.

Census Notes

According to the 1939 register, George J., a professional footballer and policeman with the Grimsby Force, is living at the home of the Horner family (his future in-laws) at 22 Cromwell Road in Cleethorpes.

Married to Marjorie Horner [registered in Cleethorpes, March 1942].
Died 23 April 1987, aged 74 years 105 days [registered in Grimsby, June 1987].
Buried in Mill Road Cemetary, Cleethorpes, 5 May.
Height/Weight 6' 0", 13st. 0lbs [1938].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) As a schoolboy, he played as a centre-forward, winning Durham County honours in that position. He turned to goalkeeping and joined Willington FC of the Northern League, from where Grimsby Town FC purchased him in 1932-33.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number 631st player to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 207, 2 December 1936, England 6 Hungary 2, a friendly match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 23 years 329 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions The twentieth Northumbrian to represent England.
Died eighteen days after Jack Howe.

Beyond England

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

 

George Tweedy - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 90 2 45 0 0 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

George Tweedy - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 1 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 6.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 2 +4 0 0 6.00 2.00 100.0 +1

 

George Tweedy - Match History
 Club: Grimsby Town F.C. - 1 full cap

F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 207 2 December 1936 - England 6 Hungary 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start gk

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