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Gordon Wright

Cambridge University AFC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1906

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Edward Gordon Dundas Wright
Born 3 October 1884 in Englefield Green, Surrey [registered in Windsor, Berkshire, December 1884].
Attended St. Lawrence School, Ramsgate
notes: not born in Earlsfield
Baptised 31 October 1884 in Englefield Green

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, EGD is the second of three children to an Irish clergyman, William Heber and Edith Margaret. They are living in Beetorg, just of Harewood Lane in Pencord, Herefordshire.

According to the 1901 census, Edward is a boarder at St. Lawrence School in Ramsgate.

According to the 1911 census, Edward Gordon Dundas is an engineering student, he is the only child living at home with his clergyman father and his aunty Charlotte. With one servant, they live at The Vicarage in North Ferriby.

Died 5 June 1947 at 14 Elray Street, Raedene, Johannesburg, South Africa, aged 62 years 245 days [not registered in UK].
Height/Weight 5' 10½", 11st. 0lbs [1907].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Cambridge University, earning his blue in 1904-05-06. During and after which he assisted numerous clubs, including the Corinthians club from 1905-07, Portsmouth FC from September 1905-06. Wright accepted amastership at Hymers College, and accepted a role at Hull City AFC in April 1906 until 1913, completing 152 league appearances and becoming club captain. Assisted Leyton FC in 1909-10, as well as helping Worthing FC and Reigate Priory FC along the way.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number 317th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 87, 19 March 1906, Wales 0 England 1, a British Championship match at The Cardiff Arms Park, Temperance Town, Cardiff, aged 21 years 167 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1905-06;
Team honours British Championship shared 1905-06;
Individual honours England Amateur (twenty appearances), FA XI Tour South Africa in 1910, until he was injured; Olympic Gold Stockholm 1912;
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Wright first worked as a schoolmaster and then qualified as a mining engineer. He practiced in South Africa and then across in USA. On his return to South Africa, he died. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.278.

 

Gordon Wright - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 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.

 

Gordon Wright - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Gordon Wright - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1905-06 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Gordon Wright - Match History
 

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

 Club: Cambridge University F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 21
1 87 19 March 1906 - Wales 0 England 1, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff BC AW Start ol

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