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Tony Woodcock

Nottingham Forest FC, FC Koln, Arsenal FC

42 appearances, 16 goals

P 42 W 25 D 10 L 7 F 84: A 21
*(actual F x: A x)
71% successful

1978-86

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2593

Profile

Full name Anthony Stewart Woodcock (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 6 December 1955 in Eastwwod, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [registered in Basford, December 1955].
Married to Carole P. Baker [registered in Basford, September 1977]. Living in Bracknell, Berkshire, in his latter years.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 0lbs [1983].

Source

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

Biographies Inside Soccer - Tony Woodcock and Peter Ball (Macdonald Books, 22 August 1985)
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Joined Cologne from Forest on 16 November 1979 for 650,000. Joined Arsenal for 500,000 on 8 June 1982.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number 935th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
First match No. 521, 16 May 1978, England 2 Northern Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 22 years 161 days.
Last match No. 609, 26 February 1986, Israel 1 England 2, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, substitute (53), aged 30 years 82 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1982; European Championship Finals 1980; British Championships 1977-78, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1983-84;
Team honours British Championships winners 1977-78, 1981-82;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Tony Woodcock - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 42 30 30 12 10 2593 16 162 min 13 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.

 

Tony Woodcock - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 20 14 4 2 44 6 +38 4 15 2.20 0.30 80.0 +12
Away 19 10 4 5 37 13 +24 6 9 4.111 0.684 63.2 +5
Neutral 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 1 1 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1
All 42 25 10 7 84 21 +63 11 25 2.00 0.50 71.4 +18

 

Tony Woodcock - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 31 19 6 6 62 17 +45 6 17 2.00 0.548 71.0 +13
Red 11 6 4 1 22 4 +18 5 8 2.00 0.364 72.7 +5
All 42 25 10 7 84 21 +63 11 25 2.00 0.50 71.4 +18

 

Tony Woodcock - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

9 6 2 1 27 4 +23 1 6 3.00 0.444 77.8 +5
WCF 2 0 2 0 0 0 =0 2 2 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
World Cup 11 6 4 1 27 4 +23 3 8 2.455 0.364 72.7 +5

ECP

9 7 2 0 29 2 +27 1 7 3.222 0.222 88.9 +7
ECF 3 1 1 1 3 3 =0 1 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
European Championship 12 8 3 1 32 5 +27 2 7 2.667 0.417 79.2 +7
British Championship 7 3 2 2 7 3 +4 3 4 1.00 0.429 57.1 +1
Friendly 12 8 1 3 18 9 +9 3 6 1.50d 0.75 70.8 +5
All 42 25 10 7 84 21 +63 11 25 2.00 0.50 71.4 +18

 

Tony Woodcock - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1980-82 4 2 1 1 7 3 +4 1 2 1.75 0.75 62.5 +1
WCP 1984-86 5 4 1 0 20 1 +19 0 4 4.00 0.20 90.0 +4
WCP All 9 6 2 1 27 4 +23 1 6 3.00 0.444 77.8 +5
World Cup Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1982 2 0 2 0 0 0 =0 2 2 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
WCF All 2 0 2 0 0 0 =0 2 2 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1980-82 6 2 3 1 7 3 +4 3 4 1.167 0.50 58.3 +1
WC 1984-86 5 4 1 0 20 1 +19 0 4 4.00 0.20 90.0 +4
WC All 11 6 4 1 27 4 +23 3 8 2.455 0.364 72.7 +5
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1978-80 5 4 1 0 13 2 +11 0 3 2.60 0.40 90.0 +4
ECP 1982-84 4 3 1 0 16 0 +16 1 4 4.00 0.00 87.5 +3
ECP All 9 7 2 0 29 2 +27 1 7 3.222 0.222 88.9 +7
European Championship Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1980 3 1 1 1 3 3 =0 1 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
ECF All 3 1 1 1 3 3 =0 1 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1978-80 8 5 2 1 16 5 +11 1 3 2.00 0.625 75.0 +4
EC 1982-84 4 3 1 0 16 0 +16 1 4 4.00 0.00 87.5 +3
EC All 12 8 3 1 32 5 +27 2 7 2.667 0.417 79.2 +7
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1977-78 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1980-81 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0.00 0.50 25.0 -1
BC 1981-82 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1983-84 3 1 1 1 2 2 =0 1 1 0.667 0.667 50.0 =0
BC All 7 3 2 2 7 3 +4 3 4 1.00 0.429 57.1 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 11 6 4 1 27 4 +23 3 8 2.455 0.364 72.7 +5
EC 12 8 3 1 32 5 +27 2 7 2.667 0.417 79.2 +7
BC 7 3 2 2 7 3 +4 3 4 1.00 0.429 57.1 +1
All 30 17 9 4 66 12 +54 8 19 2.20 0.40 71.7 +13

 

Tony Woodcock - Match History
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 6 full caps

Coach: Ron Greenwood - 24 full capsx

Age 22
- 520 13 May 1978 - Wales 1 England 3, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW unused sub 18
1 521 16 May 1978 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HW Start
- 522 20 May 1978 - Scotland 0 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AW unused sub
2 525 25 October 1978 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 1, Lansdowne Road, Dublin ECP AD sub 85 ?
3 526 29 November 1978 - England 1 Czechoslovakia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off 36 9
Age 23
4 531 6 June 1979 - Bulgaria 0 England 3, Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija ECP AW sub 76 ?
5 532 10 June 1979 - Sweden 0 England 0, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna tour AD Start 10
1 b 12 June 1979 - Austria 0 England 1, Klagenfurt - abandoned after 60 mins AabW Start 10
- 533 13 June 1979 - Austria 4 England 3, Praterstadion, Wien AL squad/
unused sub
?
6 535 17 October 1979 - Northern Ireland 1 England 5, Windsor Park, Belfast ECP AW Start 34, 71 11
 Club: F.C. Köln - 16 full caps  
7 536 22 November 1979 - England 2 Bulgaria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 11
Age 24
8 537 6 February 1980 - England 2 Republic of Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 10
9 538 26 March 1980 - Spain 0 England 2, Nou Estadi del FC Barcelona, Barcelona Fr AW Start 16 11
10 539 13 May 1980 - England 3 Argentina 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 10
11 544 12 June 1980 - Belgium 1 England 1, Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino ECF ND Start 11
12 545 15 June 1980 - England 0 Italy 1, Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino AL Start
13 546 18 June 1980 - Spain 1 England 2, Stadio San Paolo, Napoli NW Start 26
14 547 10 September 1980 - England 4 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 66 10
15 548 15 October 1980 - Romania 2 England 1, Stadionul 23 August, Bucureşti WCP AL Start 64 10
16 549 19 November 1980 - England 2 Switzerland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 11
Age 25
- 550 25 March 1981 - England 1 Spain 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL unused sub 15
17 551 29 April 1981 - England 0 Romania 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HD Start 11
- 552 12 May 1981 - England 0 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL squad/
unused sub
?
18 553 20 May 1981 - England 0 Wales 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley BC HD sub 82 15
19 554 23 May 1981 - England 0 Scotland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL Start off ht 11
- 555 30 May 1981 - Switzerland 2 England 1, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel WCP AL squad/
unused sub
?
- 556 6 June 1981 - Hungary 1 England 3, Népstadion, Budapest AW ?
Age 26
20 559 23 February 1982 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley BC HW sub 77 ?
21 561 25 May 1982 - England 2 Netherlands 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 48 11
- 562 29 May 1982 - Scotland 0 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW squad/
unused sub
?
22 564 3 June 1982 - Finland 1 England 4, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Fr AW sub 68 ?
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 20 full caps  
- 565 16 June 1982 - England 3 France 1, Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao WCF NW squad/
unused
21
- 566 20 June 1982 - England 2 Czechoslovakia 0, Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao NW
- 567 25 June 1982 - England 1 Kuwait 0, Estadio San Mamés, Bilbao NW
23 568 29 June 1982 - West Germany 0 England 0, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid ND sub 78
24 569 5 July 1982 - Spain 0 England 0, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid AD Start off 63
 

Coach: Bobby Robson - 18 full capsx

- 570 22 September 1982 - Denmark 2 England 2, Idrætsparken, København ECP AD unused sub 12
25 571 13 October 1982 - England 1 West Germany 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL sub 80 86 15
26 572 17 November 1982 - Greece 0 England 3, Kaftatzoglio Stadio, Thessalonica ECP AW Start 2, 64 10
Age 27
27 573 15 December 1982 - England 9 Luxembourg 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 34 9
28 575 30 March 1983 - England 0 Greece 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD Start off 72 10
29 584 16 November 1983 - Luxembourg 0 England 4, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg ECP AW Start off 24 10
Age 28
30 585 29 February 1984 - France 2 England 0, Parc des Princes, Paris Fr AL sub 78 ?
31 586 4 April 1984 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 49 9
32 587 2 May 1984 - Wales 1 England 0, Racecourse Ground, Wrexham BC AL Start 10
33 588 26 May 1984 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD Start 36 9
- 589 2 June 1984 - England 0 USSR 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL squad/
unused sub
?
34 590 10 June 1984 - Brazil 0 England 2, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio tour AW Start off 76 10
35 591 13 June 1984 - Uruguay 2 England 0, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AL sub 75 ?
- 592 17 June 1984 - Chile 0 England 0, Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago AD squad/
unused sub
?
36 593 12 September 1984 - England 1 GDR 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off 80 10
37 594 17 October 1984 - England 5 Finland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 40 10
38 595 14 November 1984 - Turkey 0 England 8, Inönü Stadyumu, Ístanbul WCP AW Start 17, 61 off 66 10
Age 29
39 596 27 February 1985 - Northern Ireland 0 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast WCP AW Start off 78 10
40 605 11 September 1985 - England 1 Romania 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HD sub 81 15
41 606 16 October 1985 - England 5 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW sub 84 15
- 607 13 November 1985 - England 0 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HD unused sub 16
Age 30
42 609 26 February 1986 - Israel 1 England 2, The National Stadium, Tel Aviv Fr AW sub 53 ?

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