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Herbert Whitfeld
Old Etonians FC

1 appearances, 1 goal
100% successful
1879
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 60


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Herbert Whitfeld Profile

Full name Herbert Whitfeld
Born  25 November 1858 in Lewes, Sussex.
Died 6 May 1909
Height/Weight -

Club Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Eton College in 1877; Cambridge University, earning his Blue in 1879-81, and thus played for the Old Etonians FC.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1878-79; runners-up 1880-81;
Individual honours -
Distinctions An Oxford Cricket Blue - 1878-81, he represented the University ay athletics and real tennis.  Also played first class cricket with Sussex, captain in 1883 and 1884.

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 57th players to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward;
Only match No. 7, 2 March 1878, Scotland 7 England 2, friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow. Aged 22 years 336 days. Match lasted only sixty minutes.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

Beyond England

In professional life held a high appointment with Barclays Bank. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.267.

 

Herbert Whitfeld - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Gls Avg
min
Capt. Disc.
1 1 60 0 60 min 0 None

 

Herbert Whitfeld - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 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

 

Herbert Whitfeld - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 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

 

Herbert Whitfeld - Match History
Club: Old Etonians F.C. - 1 full cap
Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full cap
2 8

18-Jan-1879

England 2 Wales 1 The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HW Start - match lasted 60 min.
8
n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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