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Frank Worthington

Leicester City FC

8 appearances, 2 goals

P 8 W 3 D 4 L 1 F 10: A 7
*(actual F x: A x)
63% successful

1974

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
522

Profile

Full name Frank Stewart Worthington (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 23 November 1948, in Shelf, Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Calder, December 1948].
Married twice, firstly to Brigitta K. Egermalm [registered in Leicester, March 1973], then to Carol Dwyer [registered in Halifax, December 1986]. Daughter of Noel Dwyer, international goalkeeper.
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. 0lbs [1975].

Source

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

Biographies One Hump or Two? The Frank Worthington Story - Ian Worthington with Steve Wells and Nick Cooper (ACL & Polar Publishing, 21 November 1994)
 

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Division Four Team of the Year 1985-86;
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number 898th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
First match No. 480, 15 May 1974, England 1 Northern Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (55), aged 25 years 173 days.
Last match No. 487, 20 November 1974, England 0 Portugal 0, a European Championship qualification match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (70), aged 25 years 362 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1973-74;
Team honours British Championships shared 1973-74;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.
Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in March 2016.

 

Frank Worthington - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 8 4 6 2 3 522 2 261 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.

 

Frank Worthington - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 2 2 0 6 2 +4 1 3 1.50 0.50 75.0 +2
Away 4 1 2 1 4 5 -1 1 1 1.00 1.25 50.0 =0
All 8 3 4 1 10 7 +3 2 4 1.25 0.875 62.5 +2

 

Frank Worthington - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 6 2 3 1 8 6 +2 2 3 1.333 1.00 58.3 +1
Red 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 0 1 1.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 8 3 4 1 10 7 +3 2 4 1.25 0.875 62.5 +2

 

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

ECP

2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
British Championship 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
Friendly 4 1 3 0 6 5 +1 0 1 1.50 1.25 62.5 +1
All 8 3 4 1 10 7 +3 2 4 1.25 0.875 62.5 +2

 

Frank Worthington - Match Record - Tournament Matches
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1974-76 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
ECP All 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1973-74 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2 1 1 0 3 0 +3 1 2 1.50 0.00 75.0 +1
BC 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All 4 2 1 1 4 2 +2 2 3 1.00 0.50 62.5 +1

 

Frank Worthington - Match History
 Club: Leicester City F.C. - 8 full caps

Coach: Sir Alf Ramsey - 0 full capsx

Age 23
1 u23 4 June 1972 - Poland 0 England 3, Stadion Dziesięciolecia, Warszawa tour AW Start 10
2 u23 7 June 1972 - USSR 0 England 0, Kiev Central Stadium, Kyiv AD Start off 75 10
 

Coach: Joe Mercer - 6 full capsx

Age 25
- 479 11 May 1974 - Wales 0 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW squad/
unused sub
?
1 480 15 May 1974 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW sub 55 ?
2 481 18 May 1974 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start off 70 9
3 482 22 May 1974 - England 2 Argentina 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 53 9
4 483 29 May 1974 - GDR 1 England 1, Zentralstadion, Leipzig tour AD Start 9
5 484 1 June 1974 - Bulgaria 0 England 1, Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija AW Start 44 9
6 485 5 June 1974 - Yugoslavia 2 England 2, Stadion Crvena zvezda, Beograd AD Start off 65 9
 

Coach: Don Revie - 2 full capsx

7 486 30 October 1974 - England 3 Czechoslovakia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start off 62 9
8 487 20 November 1974 - England 0 Portugal 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD sub 70 14

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