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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

1954

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Edward Wheeler
Born 26 July 1928 in Crosby, Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in West Derby, September 1928].

Register notes

The 1939 register for John Wheeler will be closed, as he is still alive. In 2002, he and Freda were living at Croft Avenue in Ormskirk.

Married to Freda E. Rae [registered in Crosby, March 1952].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 2lbs [1958].

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

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 Championships 1954-55;
Team honours British Championships winners 1954-55;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

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
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 1 1 1 0 0 90 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.

 

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 Championships 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

 

Johnny Wheeler - Match History
 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 1 full capx

Age 26
1 291 2 October 1954 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 4
2 b 23 March 1955 - England 1 West Germany 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HD Start 4
Age 27
3 b 19 October 1955 - England 5 Yugoslavia 1, Maine Road, Manchester Fr HW Start 4
4 b 29 February 1956 - Scotland 2 England 2, Dens Park, Dundee Fr HW Start 4
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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