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Tim Ward

Derby County FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

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

1947-48

captain: none
minutes played:
180

Timeline

  Victor Timothy Ward
Birth Sunday, 16 September 1917 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire [registered as Victor T. in Cheltenham, September 1917]. Adopted son of William and Eunice Andrews.
Attended Charlton Kings Boys School in Cheltenham.
  Cannot be found on the 1939 register, presumed still closed.
According to Passenger Lists, Timothy Ward was one of numerous professional footballers (The FA Tourists of Canada) returning to the Port of Liverpool on 30 June 1950 from Montréal, Québec. He is aboard the Empress of Canada. His address is stated as 59 Sunnyhill Avenue in Derby.
Marriage to Harriett Annie May 'Nancy' Elliott, on 20 January 1940 at St. Luke's Church, Derby [registered in Derby, March 1940]. The reception was held at St. Luke's School and the honeymoon spent in Broadway, Worcestershire. Address stated as The Briars in Charlton Kings.
"Given away by her brother, Mr. G. Elliott, the bride wore an embossed satin beaute dress, a wreath of orange blossom, and a veil. She carried a bouquet of Madonna lilies."
- Derby Telegraph, 20 January 1940.
They had one son, Timothy Andrew (b.22 April 1949).
Death Thursday, 4 February 1993 in Barton-under-Needwood Cottage Hospital, Short Lane, Burton-upon-Trent, aged 75 years 141 days [registered in East Staffordshire, March 1993].
Funeral Wednesday, 10 February 1993 in Bretby
Memorial 3pm, Thursday, 18 February 1993 at Derby Cathedral

Source

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

Biographies Armed with a Football: Memoir of Tim Ward, Footballer and Father - Andrew Ward (Crowberry Ltd., 27 October 1994)
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Began his schoolboy career playing with Charlton Kings School, afterwards playing for Andoversford FC, in the Cheltenham League, He joined the local team Cheltenham Town FC before he signed as a left-half for Derby County FC on 7 April 1937. He was loaned back to Cheltenham Town FC in September 1939 for a couple of matches. He played a couple of regional games for Notts County FC in 1940.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x
Height/Weight 5' 10", 10st. 12lbs [1937], 5' 9", 11st. 9lbs [1951].

Source

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

Managerial Career

Club(s): Tim Ward was manager of Exeter City FC for 25 days in 1953, returning to Barnsley FC. Ward inherited the successful Derby County FC team that Brian Clough and Peter Taylor left.
Club honours:

England Career

Player number 668th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
First match No. 235, 21 September 1947, Belgium 2 England 5, a friendly match at Stade du Heysel, Plateau du Heysel, Bruxelles, aged 30 years 5 days.
Last match No. 243, 10 November 1948, England 1 Wales 0, a British Championship match at Villa Park, Trinity Road, Birmingham, aged 31 years 55 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1948-49;
Team honours None
Individual honours x
Distinctions The seventh Gloucesterian to represent England.

Beyond England

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

 

Tim Ward - Career Statistics
Parties Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
3 2 1 180 0 0 min 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.

 

Tim Ward - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 5 2 +3 0 0 5.00 2.00 100.0 +1
All - White 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 0 1 3.00 1.00 100.0 +2

 

Tim Ward - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1948-49 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Match History

 Club: Derby County F.C. - two full appearances (180 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - two full appearances (180 min)x

Age 30
1 235 21 September 1947 - Belgium 2 England 5, Stade du Heysel, Bruxelles Fr AW Start 4
236 18 October 1947 - Wales 0 England 3, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW reserve

Age 31
2 243 10 November 19448 - England 1 Wales 0, Villa Park, Birmingham BC HW Start 4

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