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Claude Wilson
Oxford University FC

2 appearances, 0 goals
50% successful
1879-81
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 150


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Claude Wilson Profile

Full name Claude William Wilson
Popular name Claude Wilson
Born 9 September 1858 in Banbury, Oxfordshire.
Died 7 July 1881 in Reigate, aged 23 years, died only 117 days after winning his last cap.
Height/Weight -

Club Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Brighton College, becoming captain in 1877.  Went on to attend and play for Oxford University, earning his Blue in 1879-80-81.  Played for Old Brightonians and also represented Sussex.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1879-80;
Individual honours -
Distinctions Played first class cricket with Surrey in 1881.

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 57th players to appear for England.
Position(s) Full-back;
First match No. 8, 18 January 1879, England 2 Wales 1, friendly match at Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London. Aged 20 years 251 days. Match lasted only sixty minutes.
Last match No. 13, 12 March 1881, England 1 Scotland 6, friendly match at Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London. Aged 22 years 304 days.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

Beyond England

'A splendid back; strong kick; very fast and active; his unexpected demise, in June, was deeply regretted by all who knew him' - Charles Alcock. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.272.

 

Claude Wilson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Gls Av. min Capt. Disc.
2 2 150 0 0 min 0 None

 

Claude Wilson - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 0 1 3 7 -4 0 0 1.50 3.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 3 7 -4 0 0 1.50 3.50 50.0 =0

 

Claude Wilson - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 2 1 0 1 3 7 -4 0 0 1.50 3.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 3 7 -4 0 0 1.50 3.50 50.0 =0

 

Claude Wilson - Match History
Club: Oxford University F.C. - 2 full caps
Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full caps
1 8 18-Jan-1879 England 2 Wales 1 The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HW Start - match lasted 60 min. n/a
2 13 12-Mar-1881 England 1 Scotland 6 The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HL Start n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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