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Johnny Wheeler

Bolton Wanderers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
100% successful

1952-56

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  John Edward Wheeler
Birth 26 July 1928 in Crosby, Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in West Derby, September 1928]. To Albert Edward and Emily (née Moran)
  The 1939 register for John Wheeler is still closed.
In 2002, he and Freda were living at Croft Avenue in Ormskirk.
Marriage to Freda Ellen Rae [registered in Crosby, March 1952]. Freda died 11 October 2007
Death 15 November 2019 at 1b Mill Lane, Hesketh Bank in Preston, Lancashire, aged 91 years 112 days.

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 2lbs [1958].

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 734th players (736) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 291, 2 October 1954, Northern Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 26 years 68 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958 (provisional squad); British Championship 1954-55;
Team honours British Championship winners 1954-55;
Individual honours England B (five appearances, 1952-56)
Distinctions The 130th Lancastrian to represent England

Beyond England

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

 

Johnny Wheeler - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 1 1 90 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.

 

Johnny Wheeler - 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
Away - BC - White 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Johnny Wheeler - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1954-55 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 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 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Match History

 
 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 23
1 b 26 March 1952 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW Start 4
2 b 22 May 1952 - France Espoirs 7 England 1, Le Havre Fr AL Start 4

Age 26
1 291 2 October 1954 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 4
  
3 b 23 March 1955 - England 1 West Germany 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HD Start 4

Age 27
4 b 19 October 1955 - England 5 Yugoslavia 1, Maine Road, Manchester Fr HW Start 4
5 b 29 February 1956 - Scotland 2 England 2, Dens Park, Dundee Fr HW Start 4
303 9 May 1956 - England 4 Brazil 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW replacement unused sub
304 16 May 1956 - Sweden 0 England 0, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna tour AD unused sub
305 20 May 1956 - Finland 1 England 5, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AW
306 26 May 1956 - West Germany 1 England 3, Olympiastadion, Berlin AW
  

Age 29
England's selectors announced their forty-man squad from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. Of the 18 players who were cut from the squad on 28 May, they included Johnny Wheeler.

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