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Jimmy Whitehead

Accrington FC, Blackburn Rovers FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 8: A 2
75% successful

1893-94

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name James Whitehead
Born 29 January 1870 in Church, Lancashire [registered in, Blackburn, March 1870].
Baptised 20 February 1870 at St James, Church Kirk, Lancashire, by O.Birchall

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, James is the youngest of four children to William and Ann, living at 9 Wade Street in Church. His father is a labourer, his mother a cotton winder.

According to the 1881 census, James is still one of four children, but an older one has left and he has a new younger sister. Living with their parents at Bank Street in Church. His father remains as a labourer.

According to the 1891 census, James is a cotton weaver living at 78 Maden Street, the Drapers Shop, in Church. He is one of three children, the younger one another new sister. They still live with their parents, whose father is now a pipefitter in the tar distillery.

According to the 1901 census, James is now a cotton overlooker married to Margaret with two daughters, Ethel and Eliza. They live at 28 Lyon Street in Church.

According to the 1911 census, James is still married, still has two daughters and still a cotton loom overlooker and still at 28 Lyon Street.

Married to Margaret [registered in, September 1892].
Died August 1929, aged 59 years 184-214 days [registered in Haslingden, September 1929].
Height/Weight "short and stocky"

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played with junior side Peel Bank FC before he joined Accrington FC in 1890. Joined Blackburn Rovers FC in 1893 and Manchester City FC in September 1897. Signed for Accrington Stanley FC in December 1899.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 206th players (208) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
First match No. 48, 13 March 1893, England 6 Wales 0, a British Championship match at Victoria Park, Boothen, Stoke-on-Trent, aged 23 years 43 days.
Last match No. 50, 3 March 1894, Ireland 2 England 2, a British Championship match at Cliftonville Gardens, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 24 years 33 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1892-93, 1893-94;
Team honours British Championship winners 1892-93;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.266.

 

Jimmy Whitehead - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 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.

 

Jimmy Whitehead - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 6 0 +6 0 1 6.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All - British Championship 2 1 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Jimmy Whitehead - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 0 +6 0 1 6.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1893-94 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 4.00 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Jimmy Whitehead - Match History
 Club: Accrington F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 23
1 48 13 March 1893 - England 6 Wales 0, Victoria Ground, Stoke-on-Trent BC HW Start ir
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 24
2 50 3 March 1894 - Ireland 2 England 2, Cliftonville Gardens, Belfast BC AD Start ir

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