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George Woodhall
West Bromwich Albion FC

2 caps, 1 goal
100% successful
1888
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 180


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George Woodhall Profile

Full name George Woodhall
Nicknames Spry
Born 5 September 1863 in West Bromwich
Died 29 September 1924 in West Bromwich
Notes Patrick Talbot, author of White Shirt, Black Country [2004], and a leading authority regarding Black Country internationals, gives Woodhall's death-date as 16 September.
Height/Weight -

Club Career

Club(s) Having played with local football clubs such as Hateley Heath School FC, West Bromwich All Saints FC and Churchfield Foresters FC, Woodhall joined West Bromwich Albion FC in May 1883, turning professional in August 1885.  A regular forward for Albion until July 1892, scoring 20 goals in 74 senior games.  He left to join Wolverhampton Wanderers FC in October 1892, 18 games and 1 goal later, Woodhall joined Berwick Rangers FC of Worcester late in 1893, in the Birmingham League.  Oldbury Town followed in 1894, before retirement ensued in 1898.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1885-86, 1886-87, FA Cup winner 1887-88;
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 140th player (144) to appear for England
Position(s) Outside-right;
First match No. 32, 4 February 1888, Wales 1 England 5, a British Championship match at Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road, Crewe. Aged 24 years 152 days; One goal;
Last match No. 33, 17 March 1888, Scotland 0 England 5, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow. Aged 24 years 194 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1887-88;
Team honours British Championship 1887-88;
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Woodhall worked for the Salter's Spring firm that has historic connections with West Bromwich Albion FC. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.275.

 

George Woodhall - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Gls Av. min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 None None

 

George Woodhall - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

George Woodhall - 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 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

George Woodhall - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1887-88 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC Total 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All Tournaments
BC All 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

George Woodhall - Match History
Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 2 full caps
Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full caps
- 30 26-Feb-1887 England 4 Wales 0 The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London BC HW reserve  
1 32 04-Feb-1888 Wales 1 England 5 Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road, Crewe BC AW Start
71
n/a
2 33 17-Mar-1888 Scotland 0 England 5 Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow BC AW Start n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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