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George Utley

Barnsley FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1913

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name George Utley

Census Notes

Born: 16 May 1887 in Reform Row (left), Elsecar, near Barnsley, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Barnsley, June 1887].

According to the 1891 census, George is here the youngest of seven children to James and Mary (née Butterworth) and they are living at 21 Reform Row in the Elsecar area of Nether Hoyland. His father is a water engine tenter at the coal mine. There were three more older sisters who had moved away before this census.

According to the 1901 census, George, an apprentice joiner, is the youngest of the six children now living at 146 Reform Row in Elsecar with their parents. His father is the pumping engine tenter at the coal mine.

Cannot be found on the 1911 census.

Died 8 January 1966 at 15 Queen's Walk, Cleveley, Blackpool, aged 78 years 237 days [registered in Fylde, March 1966]. Left £15,605 to Midland's Bank.
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 13st. 0lbs [1911].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career playing with his local side, Elsecar FC. Also played with Wentworth FC, during which he signed amateur forms with The Wednesday FC in 1906. But a knee injury prevented any debut and he returned to Elsecar. Barnsley FC signed Utley in 1907 as a forward. He soon settled in his half-back slot, becoming club captain, and after 170 league appearances and eight goals, Sheffield United FC signed him for a record transfer fee £2000 on 17 November 1913, where he made another 103 league appearances, scoring just four goals, again becoming the club captain. On 21 September 1922, he signed with Manchester City FC, a made a solitary league appearance.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1909-10, winners 1911-12, 1914-15;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 361st players (364) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
Only match No. 114, 15 February 1913, Ireland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 25 years 275 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1912-13;
Team honours British Championships winners 1912-13;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

For many years, a cricket coach at Rossall Public School, in Lancashire, an appointment made long before. Also in 1914, took over the sports outfitting business that had for long been run by Sheffield United trainer, George Waller. Took up the training of players when he finished playing, namely Bristol City FC from 12 November 1923. Back at The Wednesday from May 1924. Fulham FC from July 1925 until 1928. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.253.

 

George Utley - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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.

 

George Utley - 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 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

George Utley - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1912-13 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

George Utley - Match History
 Club: Barnsley F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 25
1 114 15 February 1913 - Ireland 2 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL Start lh

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