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Ray Wood

Manchester United FC

3 appearances, 3 goals against
one clean sheet

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 10: A 3
100% successful

1954-56

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Raymond Ernest Wood
Born 11 June 1931 in Hebburn, county Durham [registered in South Shields, June 1931].

Register notes

Cannot be found on the 1939 register, record still closed.

Married possibly to Elizabeth A. Lamb [registered in Durham North East, September 1954].
Died 7 July 2002, aged 71 years 26 days [registered in Hastings & Rother, Sussex, September 2002].
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st. 12lbs [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 seven who became the 734th players (734) to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 291, 2 October 1954, Northern Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 23 years 113 days.
Last match No. 305, 20 May 1956, Finland 1 England 5, an end-of-season tour match at Olympiastadion, Töölö, Helsinki, aged 24 years 344 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1954-55;
Team honours British Championships winners 1954-55;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Ray Wood - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub
off
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
- 3 2 3 0 0 270 3 90 min 2 1 33% 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.

 

Ray Wood - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 3 2 +1 0 0 3.00 2.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7 0 1 3.333 1.00 100.0 +3

 

Ray Wood - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 100.0 +2
Friendly 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7 0 1 3.333 1.00 100.0 +3

 

Ray Wood - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1954-55 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC All 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 0 1 2.50 1.00 100.0 +2

 

Ray Wood - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 23
1 291 2 October 1954 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 1
2 292 10 November 1954 - England 3 Wales 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 1
- 304 16 May 1956 - Sweden 0 England 0, RĂ¥sunda Fotbollstadion, Solna tour AD reserve
3 305 20 May 1956 - Finland 1 England 5, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AW Start 1
- 306 26 May 1956 - West Germany 1 England 3, Olympiastadion, Berlin AW reserve

Notes

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