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Vivian Woodward

Tottenham Hotspur FC

23 caps, 28 goals

P 23 W 18 D 4 L 1 F 86: A 18
87% successful

1903-11

disciplined: none
captaincies:
14
minutes played:
2070

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Profile

Full name Vivian John Woodward
Born 3 June 1879 [registered in x, x].

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census.....

Died 31 January 1954, aged x years x days [registered in x].
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions FA Cup Final 1914-15 (Woodward was given permission to play by the army. He arrived at Old Trafford but his team mate Bob Thomson who had been injured had recovered and Vivian who was renowned for his sportsmanship refused to take his place as he not played in any of the rounds and felt his team mate who had, deserved the place)

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 278th player (283) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward, inside-right, inside-left
First match No. 77, 14 February 1903, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Molineux, Wolverhampton, aged 23 years x days.
Last match No. 109, 13 March 1911, England 3 Wales 0, a British Championship match at The Den, Cold Blow Lane, New Cross, London, aged 31 years x days. Captain
Major tournaments British Championships 1902-03, 1903-04, 1904-05, 1906-07, 1907-08, 1908-09, 1909-100, 1910-11;
Team honours British Championships shared 1902-03, 1907-08, winners 1903-04, 1904-05, 1908-09, 1910-11;
Individual honours FA Tour of South Africa 1910 (including the three tests)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

Member of the 17th Middlesex Regiment (The Footballers Battalion). - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Vivian Woodward - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 23 16 2070 28 74 min 14 14 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.

 

Vivian Woodward - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All 23 18 4 1 86 18 +68 0 8 3.739 0.783 86.9 +17

 

Vivian Woodward - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 16 11 4 1 38 11 +27 0 6 2.375 0.688 81.3 +10
Friendly 7 7 0 0 48 7 +41 0 2 6.857 1.00 100.0 +7
All 23 18 4 1 86 18 +68 0 8 3.739 0.783 86.9 +17

 

Vivian Woodward - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1902-03 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 0 1 2.333 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1903-04 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC 1904-05 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 0 1 1.667 0.667 83.3 +2
BC 1906-07 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1907-08 3 2 1 0 11 3 +8 0 0 2.667 1.00 83.3 +2
BC 1908-09 2 2 0 0 6 0 +6 0 2 3.00 0.00 100.0 +2
BC 1909-10 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1910-11 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 16 11 4 1 38 11 +27 0 6 2.375 0.688 81.3 +10
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 16 11 4 1 38 11 +27 0 6 2.375 0.688 81.3 +10
All 16 11 4 1 38 11 +27 0 6 2.375 0.688 81.3 +10

 

Vivian Woodward - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 23 full caps, 14 captainciesx

 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 21 full caps  
Age 23
1 77 14 February 1903 - England 4 Ireland 0, Molineux, Waterloo Road North, St.Peter's, Wolverhampton BC HW Start
19, 52
cf
2 78 2 March 1903 - England 2 Wales 1, Fratton Park, Frogmore Road, Southsea, Portsmouth HW Start 78 cf
3 79 4 April 1903 - England 1 Scotland 2, Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield HL Start 10 cf
Age 24
4 81 12 March 1904 - Ireland 1 England 3, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AW Start cf
5 82 9 April 1904 - Scotland 0 England 1, Celtic Park, Kerrydale Street, Parkhead, Glasgow AW Start cf
Age 25
6 83 25 February 1905 - England 1 Ireland 1, Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough BC HD Start cf
7 84 27 March 1905 - England 3 Wales 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool HW Start 55, 88 cf
8 85 1 April 1905 - England 1 Scotland 0, Sports Arena, Crystal Palace Park, Penge, London HW Start cf
Age 26
- 86 17 February 1906 - Ireland 0 England 5, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AW withdrawn
Age 27
- 90 18 March 1907 - England 1 Wales 1, Craven Cottage, New Road, Fulham, London BC HD reserve
9 91 1 April 1907 - England 1 Scotland 1, St. James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HD Start cf
Age 28
10 92 15 February 1908 - Ireland 1 England 3, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AW Capt 80 ir
11 93 16 March 1908 - Wales 1 England 7, Cardiff Football Ground, Temperance Town, Cardiff AW Capt 18,80,85 ir
12 94 4 April 1908 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AD Captain ir
Age 29
13 95 6 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 6, Cricketer Platz, Leopoldstadt, Wien tour AW Capt 40 ir
14 96 8 June 1908 - Austria 1 England 11, Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien AW Captain
4,41,55,84
ir
15 97 10 June 1908 - Hungary 0 England 7, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Budapest AW Capt 13 ir
16 98 13 June 1908 - Bohemia 0 England 4, Stadión Letná, Milady Horákové, Praha AW Captain ir
17 99 13 February 1909 - England 4 Ireland 0, Horton Park Avenue, Horton Park, Bradford BC HW Capt 60, 80 ir
18 100 15 March 1909 - England 2 Wales 0, City Ground, Pavilion Road, Nottingham HW Captain ir
- 101 3 April 1909 - England 2 Scotland 0, Sports Arena, Crystal Palace Park, Penge, London HW withdrawn
19 102 29 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 4, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Buda-Pesth tour AW Captain ir
20 103 31 May 1909 - Hungary 2 England 8, Millenáris Sportpálya, Zugló, Buda-Pesth AW Captain
ir
21 104 1 June 1909 - Austria 1 England 8, Hohe Warte Stadion, Döbling, Wien AW Captain
ir
Age 30
 Club: Chelsea F.C. - 2 full caps  
22 105 12 February 1910 - Ireland 1 England 1, Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast BC AD Captain ir
Age 31
FA Tour of South Africa 29 June 1910 - South Africa 0 England 3, Durban, Natal Province tour AW Captain ir
23 July 1910 - South Africa 2 England 6, Wanderers Ground, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province AW Captain
35, 70
cf
30 July 1910 - South Africa 3 England 6, Cape Town, Cape Province AW Captain
46, 60
cf
23 109 13 March 1911 - England 3 Wales 0, The Den, Cold Blow Lane, New Cross, London BC HW Captain
64, 82
il
Age 34
- 119 4 April 1914 - Scotland 3 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow BC AL reserve

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