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Geoffrey Wilson

Corinthians FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 0 D 1 L 1 F 2: A 5
25% successful

1900

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Dr. Geoffrey Plumpton Wilson MRCS LRCP
Born 21 February 1878 in Horbling, Lincolnshire [registered in Bourne, June 1878].
Attended Rossall School, Fleetwood.
Baptised 14 April 1878 in Horbling.

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Geoffrey P. is the youngest of the five children at home to Plumpton Stravenson and Elizabeth (née Walker). His father is the Vicar of Horbling and they live at 9 Church Row in Horbling along with three pupils and two servants.

According to the 1891 census, Geoffrey is the fifth of six children, including Charles, still living with their parents at Horbling Vicarage in Bourne, along with two servants. His father is the Vicar.

According to the 1901 census, Geoffrey P. is a medical student boarding at 32 Bennets Park in Woolwich area of London.
The 1903/1907 Medical Registers places Geoffrey Plumpton Wilson back at his home at Horbling Vicara
ge, having been registered since 1 October 1902.

According to the 1911 census, Geoffrey Plumpton is an assistant medical officer, still married with one child, Diana. Another child had died. They are living at Kesteven County Asylum in Rauceby.
The 1913 Medical Register now places Geoffrey Plumpton Wilson at Eden Vue, in Langwathby, Cumberland.

Married to Constance Mary Smith on 25 July 1906 (1.30pm) in St. Andrew's Church, Horbling [registered in Bourne, September 1906]. His father, Plumpton and brother, John officiated. Rev. Archibald Wilson was the organist. The reception was held at Horbling Hall.
Four children, Diana (1910), Joan Eileen (1911), Pauline (1912) and Peter Plumpton (1918)
Died 30 July 1934 in Ketton, Rutlandshire, aged 56 years 159 days [registered in Ketton, September 1934]. Left £3424 11s. 4d. in his will to his widow.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Rossall School, making the XI in 1894 and 1895, becoming Captain in 1896.  Guested for the Corinthians team from 1897-98 until 1901-02, and also made three appearances for Southampton FC in October 1901; He appeared with the Casuals FC team and London Hospital.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played minor counties cricket for Lincolnshire CC.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 252nd players (254) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 69, 26 March 1900, Wales 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Temperance, Cardiff, aged 22 years 34 days.
Last match No. 70, 7 April 1900, Scotland 4 England 1, a British Championship match at Celtic Park, Kerrydale Street, Parkhead, Glasgow, aged 22 years 46 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1899-1900;
Team honours None
Individual honours FA Tour of Germany 1899
Distinctions Youngest brother of Kenneth Wilson and Charles Wilson.

Beyond England

A physician and surgeon by profession, qualifying in October 1902. He was a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and Royal College of Physicians. He had entered into a practice will fellow surgeons in Ketton, before his untimely death. He was also a breeder and recognised authority on Labrador Retrievers. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.272.

 

Geoffrey Wilson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 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.

 

Geoffrey Wilson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 25.0 -1

 

Geoffrey Wilson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1899-1900 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 25.0 -1
BC All 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 25.0 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 25.0 -1

 

Geoffrey Wilson - Match History
 Club: Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 21
FA Tour of Germany 23 November 1899 - Germany 2 England 13. Athletik-Sportsplatz, Berlin tour AW Start cf
24 November 1899 - Germany 2 England 10, Athletik-Sportsplatz, Berlin AW Start il
26 November 1899 - Austria 0 England 8, Stadión Letná, Praha AW Start cf
28 November 1899 - Germany 0 England 7, Military Exercise Ground, Karlsruhe AW reserve
Age 22
1 69 26 March 1900 - Wales 1 England 1, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 4 il
2 70 7 April 1900 - Scotland 4 England 1, Celtic Park, Glasgow AL Start il

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