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Charles Wollaston
Oxford University FC, Wanderers FC

4 caps 1 goal
13% successful
1872-80
disciplined: none
captaincies: 1
minutes played: 360


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Charles Wollaston Profile

Full name Charles Henry Reynolds Wollaston
Popular name Charles Wollaston
Born  31 July 1849 in Felpham, Sussex
Died 22 June 1926, aged 76 years.
Height/Weight -

Club Career

Club(s) Wollaston attended Lancing College, and Oxford University.  Also played for Lancing Old Boys and Clapham Rovers before joining Wanderers and playing in the first FA Cup Final in 1873 and scored in the second final of 1872. In all he won five winner's medals, the first player to achieve this feat.  Also represented Middlesex.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1871-72, 1872-73, 1875-76, 1876-77, 1877-78;
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 21st players to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward;
First match No. 3, 7 March 1874, Scotland 2 England 1, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow; aged 24 years 219 days.
Last match No. 10, 13 March 1880, Scotland 5 England 4, a friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow; aged 30 years 225 days.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions Referee for Match No. 9, England 5 Scotland 4, a friendly match at Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London;

Beyond England

A solicitor by profession, admitted 1875.  He was in the employ of the Union Bank of London 1878-98, first as assistant secretary and then as secretary. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.274.

 

Charles Wollaston - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Gls Av. min Capt. Disc.
4 4 360 1 360 min 1 None

 

Charles Wollaston - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 0 1 1 3 5 -2 0 0 1.50 2.50 25.0 -1
Away 2 0 0 2 5 7 -2 0 0 2.50 3.50 00.0 -2
All 4 0 1 3 8 12 -4 0 0 2.00 4.00 12.5 -3

 

Charles Wollaston - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 4 0 1 3 8 12 -4 0 0 2.00 4.00 12.5 -3
All 4 0 1 3 8 12 -4 0 0 2.00 4.00 12.5 -3

 

Charles Wollaston - Match History
Club: Oxford University F.C. - 0 full caps
Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full caps
- u/o 24-Feb-1872 England 1 Scotland 0 The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HW Start n/a
Club: Wanderers F.C. - 4 full caps
1 3 07-Mar-1874 Scotland 2 England 1 The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow Fr AL Start n/a
2 4 06-Mar-1875 England 2 Scotland 2 Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HD Start
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n/a
3 6 03-Mar-1877 England 1 Scotland 3 Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HL Start n/a
- 9 5 April 1879 - England 5 Scotland 4 The Oval, Kennington, London Fr - HW
replacement  referee
4 10 13-Mar-1880 Scotland 5 England 4 Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow Fr AL Captain n/a
- 17 3 February 1883 England 5 Wales 0 The Oval, Kennington, London Fr - HW
umpire
  23 28 Feb 1884 England 4 Ireland 0   umpire

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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