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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
captain:
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 ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 8 4 6 2 3 522 2 261 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

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

manager: 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
 

manager: 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
 

manager: 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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