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Charles Wilson
Hendon FC

2 caps, 0 goals
50% successful
1884
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 180


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Charles Wilson Profile

Full name Charles Plumpton Wilson
Popular name Charles Wilson
Born 12 May 1859 in Roydon, Norfolk;
Died 9 March 1938 at Eckling Grange, East Dereham, Norfolk; aged 78
Height/Weight -

Club Career

Club(s) Educated at Uppingham School and Marlborough College.  He then attended Cambridge University, but did not gain a Blue.  Played his football with Hendon FC, as well as Casuals FC and guested with the Corinthians FC team in 1883;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Assisted Norfolk Cricket Club 1881-85;

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 111th players to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back;
First match No. 21, 15 March 1884, Scotland 1 England 0, a British Championship match at Cathkin Park, Cathcart Road, Glasgow.  Age 24 years 307 days.
Last match No. 22, 17 March 1884, Wales 0 England 4, a British Championship match at 'The Racecourse', The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham. Aged 24 years 309 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1883-84;
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions One of only three men capped for England at Football and Rugby, John Sutcliffe and Reg Birkett, the others;
Brother of Geoff Wilson;

Beyond England

A schoolmaster by profession, a master at Elstree School between 1881 and 1898.  He was joint-headmaster of Sandroyd School in Cobham, Surrey, from 1898 to 1920. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.271/2.

 

Charles Wilson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Gls Av. min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 2 2 180 0 0 min 0 None None

 

Charles Wilson - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0

 

Charles Wilson - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0

 

Charles Wilson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
BC Total 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
BC All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0

 

Charles Wilson - Match History
Club: Hendon F.C. - 2 full caps
Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full caps
        withdrew from match 20        
1 21 15-Mar-1884 Scotland 1 England 0 Cathkin Park, Glasgow BC AL Start n/a
2 22 17-Mar-1884 Wales 0 England 4 'The Racecourse', The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AW Start n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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