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George Woodger

Crystal Palace FC, Oldham Athletic FC

1 appearances, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 1
100% successful

1908-11

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name George Woodger
Born 3 September 1883 in Croydon, Surrey [registered in Croydon, December 1883].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, George is the third of four children to John and Annie. They live at 65 Dennett Road in Croydon. His father is a genral labourer.

According to the 1901 census, George is a plumber, living at home with his parents and two of his brothers. His father is still a labourer and they still live at 65 Dennett Road.

According to the 1911 census, professional footballer George is boarding with the Hyde family at 224 Horsedge Street in Oldham.

Married to Ethel V. Charter [registered in Oldham, June 1911]. One child, Ivy R. (b.Croydon, reg. June 1912)
Died 6 March 1961, aged 77 years 184 days [registered in Croydon, March 1961].
Height/Weight 5' 7½", 11st. 0lbs [1907].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football with Thornton Heath Wednesday FC, as well as Croydon Glenrose FC and Croydon Wanderers FC. Represented Surrey FA. Woodger signed amateur forms with Crystal Palace FC in the 1905-06 season, turning professional towards the end of that season. After 150 league appearances and 36 goals, Oldham Athletic FC signed Woodger in September 1910 for a £650 transfer fee. After 136 league appearances and 25 goals, Tottenham Hotspur FC signed him in on 13 May 1914, Oldham wanted £1000, but the League ordered the fee to be paid £325. Woodger retired during the war.
Club honours FA Cup semi-finalist 1912-13,
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 352nd players (354) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
Only match No. 108, 11 February 1911, England 2 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Baseball Ground, Shaftesbury Crescent, Derby, aged 27 years 161 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1910-11, 1913-14;
Team honours British Championships winners 1910-11;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.275.

 

George Woodger - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 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.

 

George Woodger - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

George Woodger - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1910-11 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

George Woodger - Match History
 Club: Crystal Palace F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 24
- 94 4 April 1908 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD reserve
 Club: Oldham Athletic F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 27
1 108 11 February 1911 - England 2 Ireland 1, Baseball Ground, Derby BC HW Start il

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