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Dennis Wilshaw

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

12 appearances, 10 goals (2 on debut)

P 12 W 6 D 2 L 4 F 30: A 17
58% successful

1949-56

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1080

Profile

Full name Dennis James Wilshaw
Born 11 March 1926 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire [registered in Stoke-upon-Trent, June 1926].

Register notes

Wilshaw's entry in the 1939 register is still closed.

Married to Mary Chester [registered in Stafford, September 1948]
Died 10 May 2004, aged 78 years 60 days [registered in Newcastle-under-Lyme, June 2004]. Following a heart-attack. Living at Seabridge Lane in Newcastle-under-Lyme at the time of his death.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 8lbs [1957].

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 two who became the 721st players (722) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside/outside-left
First match No. 281, 10 October 1953, Wales 1 England 3, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 27 years 213 days.
Last match No. 307, 6 October 1956, Northern Ireland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 30 years 209 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1954; British Championships 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56, 1956-57;
Team honours British Championships winners 1953-54, 1954-55, 1956-57, shared 1955-56;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Dennis Wilshaw - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 12 7 12 0 0 1080 10 108 min 9 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.

 

Dennis Wilshaw - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 10 2 +8 0 1 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 9 4 2 3 18 11 +7 1 1 2.00 1.222 55.6 +1
Neutral 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2 0 0 2.00 4.00 0.00 -1
All 12 6 2 4 30 17 +13 1 2 2.50 1.417 58.3 +2

 

Dennis Wilshaw - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 11 5 2 4 27 16 +11 1 2 2.455 1.455 54.5 +1
Red 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 12 6 2 4 30 17 +13 1 2 2.50 1.417 58.3 +2

 

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

WCP

1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
WCF 2 1 0 1 4 4 =0 0 1 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
World Cup 3 2 0 1 8 5 +3 0 1 2.667 1.667 66.7 +1
British Championship 5 3 1 1 16 6 +10 0 1 3.20 1.20 70.0 +2

Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 5 2 1 2 10 7 +3 1 0 2.00 1.40 50.0 =0
All 12 6 2 4 30 17 +13 1 2 2.50 1.417 58.3 +2

 

Dennis Wilshaw - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP/BC 1953-54 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
WCP All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1954 2 1 0 1 4 4 =0 0 1 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
WCF All 2 1 0 1 4 4 =0 0 1 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1953-54 3 2 0 1 8 5 +3 0 1 2.667 1.667 66.7 +1
WC All 3 2 0 1 8 5 +3 0 1 2.667 1.667 66.7 +1
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/WCP 1953-54 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1954-55 1 1 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 7.00 2.00 100.0 +1
BC 1955-56 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1956-57 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 5 3 1 1 16 6 +10 0 1 3.20 1.20 70.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 3 2 0 1 8 5 +3 0 1 2.667 1.667 66.7 +1
BC 5 3 1 1 16 6 +10 0 1 3.20 1.20 70.0 +2

Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

All 7 4 1 1 20 10 +10 0 2 2.857 1.429 64.3 +3

 

Dennis Wilshaw - Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 12 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 12 full capsx

Age 23
- 246 13 May 1949 - Sweden 3 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna tour AL reserve
1 b 15 May 1949 - Finland A 0 England 4, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AW Start 9
- 247 18 May 1949 - Norway 1 England 4, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AW reserve
- b 18 May 1949 - Netherlands A 1 England 4, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam AW reserve
- 248 22 May 1949 - France 1 England 3, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris AW reserve
Age 27
1 281 10 October 1953 - Wales 1 England 4, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC/
WCP
AW Start 45, 50 10
Age 28
- 288 17 June 1954 - Belgium 4 England 4, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel WCF ND squad member 15
2 289 20 June 1954 - England 2 Switzerland 0, Wankdorfstadion, Bern AW Start 69
3 290 26 June 1954 - Uruguay 4 England 2, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel NL Start
Age 29
4 294 4 April 1955 - England 7 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start
1,70,73,83
10
5 295 15 May 1955 - France 1 England 0, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris Fr AL Start 10
6 296 18 May 1955 - Spain 1 England 1, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid Fr AD Start 11
7 297 22 May 1955 - Portugal 3 England 1, Estádio do FC do Porto, Oporto Fr AL Start 10
8 299 22 October 1955 - Wales 2 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AL Start 10
9 300 2 November 1955 - England 3 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 51, 53 10
Age 30
- 304 16 May 1956 - Sweden 0 England 0, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna tour AD squad member
10 305 20 May 1956 - Finland 1 England 5, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AW Start 69 10
11 306 26 May 1956 - West Germany 1 England 3, Olympiastadion, Berlin AW Start 10
12 307 6 October 1956 - Northern Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start 10

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