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Gordon West

Everton FC

3 appearances, 2 goals against
one clean sheet

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

1968-69

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Gordon West
Born 24 April 1943 in Darfield, Barnsley [registered in x, x].
Died 10 June 2012, aged 69 years 47 days [registered in x].
Height/Weight 6' 1", 14st. 0lbs [1969].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Don & Dearne Schools and becoming and then signing amateur forms with Blackpool FC in 1958, turning professional in April 1960. Everton paid �27,500 to sign West, then a British record transfer fee for a goalkeeper.  Left the game for a short spell before joining Tranmere Rovers FC in October 1975, becoming their reserve team coach, until he retired in 1978.
Club honours Football League Champions 1962-63, 1969-70; FA Cup winners 1965-66, runners-up 1967-68;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number 855th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 427, 11 December 1968, England 1 Bulgaria 1, a friendly match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley, aged 25 years 231 days.
Last match No. 433, 1 June 1969, Mexico 0 England 0, a Central American tour match at Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México, aged 26 years 38 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1968.
Team honours None
Individual honours England U23 (three appearances), England Youth.
Distinctions x

Beyond England

Created a sensation by turning down an opportunity to join the 1970 England World Cup saquad, preferring to staty at home with his concert pianist wife. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.265.

 

Gordon West - Career Statistics
 
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub
off
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
many 3 0 3 0 0 270 2 135 min 0 1 33% 0 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.

 

Gordon West - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 0 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 1 1 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Gordon West - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 2 0 2 0 1 1 =0 1 1 0.50 0.50 50.0 =0
All 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 1 1 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Gordon West - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1968-69 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Gordon West - Match History
 Club: Everton F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 3 full capsx

Age 25
1 427 11 December 1968, England 1 Bulgaria 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 1
2 431 7 May 1969 - England 2 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW Start 1
3 433 1 June 1969- Mexico 0 England 0, Estadio Azteca, Santa Úrsula, ciudad de México tour AD Start 1

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