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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

captain: 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 England B (one appearance, 1954), England U23 (one appearance, 1954)
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
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
- 3 2 270 3 90 min 2 1 33% none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

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

Match History
 
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - four full appearances (270 min)x

Age 22
1 u23 20 January 1954 - Italy 3 England 0, Stadio Comunale, Bologna Fr AL Start 1
1 b 3 March 1954 - England 1 Scotland 1, Roker Park, Sunderland Fr HD Start 1

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 BC HW Start 1
293 1 December 1954 - England 3 West Germany 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub
  

Age 24
303 9 May 1956 - England 4 Brazil 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub
304 16 May 1956 - Sweden 0 England 0, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna tour AD unused sub
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 unused sub
  

Age 25
309 28 November 1956 - England 3 Yugoslavia 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub
  

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