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Doug Wright

Newcastle United FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 0
100% successful

1938

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Douglas Wright
Born 29 April 1917 in Rochford, Essex [registered in Rochford, June 1917].
Died 28 December 1992 in Bedlington, aged 75 years 243 days [registered in Northumberland Central, December 1992]
Height/Weight 6' 0", 11st. 7lbs [1949].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Southend before joining Southend United FC during 1936-37. Moved onto Newcastle United FC in May 1938 for £3250.  Lincoln City FC spent £600 to take him to Sincil Bank in December 1948. Joined Blyth Spartans FC as a player-coach in November 1954, stepping up to player-manager in 1955 until 1957.
Club honours Football League Division Three (North) winners 1951-52;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 648th players (648) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
Only match No. 221, 9 November 1938, England 4 Norway 0, a friendly match at St James' Park, Gallowgate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aged 21 years 194 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After he gave up being player-manager at Blyth Spartans FC in 1957 until November 1960. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.278.

 

Doug Wright - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 90 1 90 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.

 

Doug Wright - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Doug Wright - Match History
 Club: Newcastle United F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 21
1 221 9 November 1938 - England 4 Norway 0, St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Fr HW Start 6

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