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George Wall

Manchester United FC

7 appearances, 2 goals

P 7 W 3 D 2 L 2 F 10: A 7
57% successful

1907-13

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
630

Profile

Full name George Wall
Born 20 February 1885 in Boldon Colliery, county Durham [registered in South Shields, March 1885].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, George is the sixth of eight children to John and Elizabeth. They live at 28 Well's Row in Boldon Colliery. His father is a coal miner.

According to the 1901 census, George remains one of six remaining at home at their pearents at 26 Well's Row. George is a coal mine driver, whilst his father is a hewer.

According to the 1911 census, George is a professional footballer, now married to Isabella and they have three children, John Robert, Margaret and George. The have one servant and one boader, United club mate, Thomas Percy Homer. They live at 41 Railway Road in the Old Trafford area of Manchester.

Married to Isabella Headley [registered in South Shields, December 1903].
Died April 1962, aged 77 years 40-69 days [registered in Manchester, June 1962].
Height/Weight 5' 6", 10st. 11lbs [1909].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his football career with Boldon Royal Rovers FC, before joining Whitburn FC for a season. Joined Jarrow FC in 1902, before Barnsley FC signed him in November 1903. He made 75 league appearances, scoring 24 goals. Manchester United FC signed Wall in March 1906 for a £175 transfer fee. After 287 league appearances and 89 goals, he joined Oldham Athletic FC in March 1919 for a £200 fee. Following twelve goals in 74 league appearances, Wall joined Hamilton Academical FC in June 1921, and onto Rochdale AFC a season later. He made thirty league appearances, scoring once, before joining Ashton National FC in 1923.
Club honours Football League Division One Champions 1907-08, 1910-11; FA Charity Shield winners 1908, 1911; FA Cup winners 1908-09;
Individual honours Football League (five appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 326th players (329) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 90, 27 March 1907, England 1 Wales 1, a British Championship match at Craven Cottage, New Road, Fulham, London, aged 22 years 35 days.
Last match No. 114, 15 February 1913, Ireland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 27 years 360 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1906-07, 1907-08, 1908-09, 1909-10, 1911-12, 1912-13;
Team honours British Championships shared 1907-08, 1911-12, winners 1908-09, 1912-13;
Individual honours FA Tour of South Africa 1910 (including the three tests);
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Served in the Black Watch regiment during WW1. AFter leaving football, worked for many years on Manchester docks. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.258.

 

George Wall - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10 7 7 630 2 315 min 2 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 Wall - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 0 1 2.00 0.667 83.3 +2
Away 4 1 1 2 4 5 -1 1 1 1.00 1.25 37.5 -1
All - British Championship 7 3 2 2 10 7 +3 1 2 1.429 1.00 57.1 +1

 

George Wall - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1906-07 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1907-08 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1908-09 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1909-10 2 1 0 1 2 2 =0 1 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1911-12 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1912-13 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 7 3 2 2 10 7 +3 1 2 1.429 1.00 57.1 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 7 3 2 2 10 7 +3 1 2 1.429 1.00 57.1 +1
All 7 3 2 2 10 7 +3 1 2 1.429 1.00 57.1 +1

 

George Wall - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 7 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 7 full capsx

Age 22
1 90 18 March 1907 - England 1 Wales 1, Craven Cottage, Fulham BC HD Start ol
2 92 15 February 1908 - Ireland 1 England 3, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC HW Start ol
Age 24
3 101 3 April 1909 - England 2 Scotland 0, Sports Arena, Penge BC HW Start
3, 10
ol
- 102 29 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 4, Millenáris Sportpálya, Buda-Pesth tour AW withdrew
- 103 31 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 8, Millenáris Sportpálya, Buda-Pesth AW
- 104 1 June 1909 - Austria 1 England 8, Hohe Warte Stadion, Wien AW
Age 25
4 106 14 March 1910 - Wales 0 England 2, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff BC AW Start ol
5 107 2 April 1910 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start ol
FA Tour of South Africa 29 June 1910 - South Africa 0 England 3, Durban, Natal Province tour AW Start ol
23 July 1910 - South Africa 2 England 6, Wanderers Ground, Johannesburg AW Start 40 ol
30 July 1910 - South Africa 3 England 6, Cape Town, Cape Province AW Start ol
Age 27
6 113 23 March 1912 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD Start ol
7 114 15 February 1913 - Ireland 2 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL Start ol

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