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Charlie Wallace

Aston Villa FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 8: A 8
67% successful

1913-14

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Gunner Charles William Wallace
Born 20 January 1885 in Sunderland, county Durham [registered in Sunderland, March 1885].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Charles is the eldest of two sons, the other being Anthony, and a younger sister, Violet, to William James and Isabella. They live at 23 Picton Street in Bishop Wearmouth. His father is a riveter.

According to the 1901 census, Charley W., an apprentice joiner, has three more siblings, now living at 28 North Hedley Street in the Deptford area of Sunderland with their parents. His father remains as a riveter.
According to Trade Union membership registers, Charlie became a paid-up member of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters & Joiners on 5 March 1901.

According to the 1911 census, Charles William is a professional footballer, married to Edith Helen, with one son, Norman Charles (b. 4 March 1910). They live at 89 Davey Road in the Handsworth area of Birmingham.
At the time of his attestation, 10 December 1915, to the Royal Garrison Artillery, Charles was still living at 89 Davey Street. He was hospitalised in Birmingham's Dudley Road hospital between 31 December 1918 and 10 March 1919.
The West Midlands Electoral Rolls state that the Wiliams family lived at 89 Davey Road until at least 1925.

Married to Edith Helen Wheeler, on 12 June 1909 at Christ Church, Gipsy Hill in Norwood, London [registered in 1909]. Charles was living at 118 Gipsy Hill at the time, Edith at 63 Clive Road.
Died 7 January 1970, aged 84 years 352 days [registered in Birmingham, March 1970].
Height/Weight 5' 7" [1915]. 5' 6½" 11st. 4lbs [1916]. 5' 8½", 11st. 12lbs [1919].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Sunderland before joining Southwick FC, from where he joined the newly formed Crystal Palace FC in 1905. After 56 Southern League appearances and thirteen goals, he signed for Aston Villa FC in May 1907, making 313 league appearances, scoring 55 goals. Oldham Athletic FC signed Wallace in May 1921, where he played until he retired in 1923.
Club honours Southern League winners 1905-06; Football League runners-up 1907-08, 1910-11, 1912-13, 1913-14, Champions 1909-10; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1910; FA Cup winners 1912-13, 1919-20;
Individual honours Football League (five appearances)
Distinctions Wallace was the first player to miss an FA Cup Final penalty in 1913. And the only player to do so until the 1988 Final.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 368th players (371) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
First match No. 115, 17 March 1913, England 4 Wales 3, a British Championship match at Ashton Gate, Ashton Vale, Bedminster, Bristol, aged 28 years 56 days.
Last match No. 122, 10 April 1920, England 5 Scotland 4, a British Championship match at Hillsborough, Sheffield, aged 35 years 80 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1912-13, 1913-14, 1919-20;
Team honours British Championships winners 1912-13
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Worked as a painter and decorator in Birmingham. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.258.

 

Charlie Wallace - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 3 3 270 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.

 

Charlie Wallace - 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 0 1 8 8 =0 1 0 2.667 2.667 66.7 +1
All - British Championship 3 2 0 1 8 8 =0 1 0 2.667 2.667 66.7 +1

 

Charlie Wallace - 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 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1913-14 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
BC 1919-20 1 1 0 0 5 4 +1 0 0 5.00 4.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 2 0 1 8 8 =0 1 0 2.667 2.667 66.7 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 0 1 8 8 =0 1 0 2.667 2.667 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 8 8 =0 1 0 2.667 2.667 66.7 +1

 

Charlie Wallace - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 28
1 115 17 March 1913 - England 4 Wales 3, Ashton Gate, Bristol BC HW Start or
- 116 5 April 1913 - England 1 Scotland 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham HW withdrew (bereavement)
Age 29
2 117 14 February 1914 - England 0 Ireland 3, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HL Start or


Age 35
3 122 10 April 1920 - England 5 Scotland 4, Hillsborough, Sheffield BC HW Start or

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