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Norman Bailey

Old Westminsters FC, Clapham Rovers FC, Corinthians FC

15 captaincies, one goal

P 15 W 6 D 3 L 6 F 40: A 28
50% successful

1881-87

full appearances: nineteen
minutes as captain:
1350

Profile

  Norman Coles Bailey
Born 23 July 1857 on Springfield, Leigham Court Road in Streatham, Surrey [registered in Wandsworth, September 1857]. St. Julian Road and Leigham Court Road are the same!
notes: Streatham was in the Surrey Registration County up until 1889.
"BAILEY.―On the 23rd inst., at Leigham-court-road, Streatham, the wife of Edward Bailey, Esq., of a son" - Saturday, 25 July 1857, London Morning Post
Died 13 January 1923 at The Beeches, Cowley, Middlesex, aged 65 years 174 days [registered in Uxbridge, March 1923] following a short illness.

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Educated at Westminster School, where he played his football. Also with the Old Westminsters and Clapham Rovers, Wanderers, Swifts and Corinthians (1886-89), as well as earning representative honours for Surrey and London.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1878-79, winners 1879-80;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

England Career

Captain number The tenth player to captain England.
Player number One of seven who became the fiftieth players (53) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
First captaincy No. 13, 12 March 1881, England 1 Scotland 6, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 23 years 233 days.
Last captaincy No. 31, 19 March 1887, England 2 Scotland 3, a British Championship match at Leamington Street, Wagtail, Blackburn, aged 29 years 239 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1883-84, 1884-85, 1885-86, 1886-87;
Team honours British Championship 1885-86 (shared);
Individual honours None
Distinctions Record England appearance holder 1883-1901, shared with Gilbert Smith in 1900-01 who overtook his tally in April 1901.

Beyond England

Solicitor by profession, qualifying in 1880, served on the FA Committee 1882 to 1884, becoming FA vice-president from 1887-90. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.18.

 

Norman Bailey - Captain Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 8 3 2 3 20 14 +6 0 3 2.50 1.75 50.0 =0
Away 7 3 1 3 20 14 +6 1 1 1.857 2.00 50.0 =0
All 15 6 3 6 40 28 +12 1 4 2.667 1.867 50.0 =0

 

Norman Bailey - Captain Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 10 5 3 2 28 9 +19 1 3 2.80 0.90 65.0 +3
Friendly 5 1 0 4 12 19 -7 0 1 2.40 3.80 20.0 -3
All 15 6 3 6 40 28 +12 1 4 2.667 1.867 50.0 =0

 

Norman Bailey - Captain Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 1 1 4.00 0.667 66.7 +1
BC 1884-85 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4 0 1 2.00 0.667 66.7 +1
BC 1885-86 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
BC 1886-87 2 1 0 1 6 3 +3 0 1 3.00 1.50 50.0 =0
BC All 10 5 3 2 28 9 +19 1 3 2.80 0.90 65.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 10 5 3 2 28 9 +19 1 3 2.80 0.90 65.0 +3
All 10 5 3 2 28 9 +19 1 3 2.80 0.90 65.0 +3

 

Norman Bailey - Captain History
 
 Club: Clapham Rovers F.C. - eleven captaincies (990 min)

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 15 full appearances (1350 min)x

Age 23
1 13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HL fifth app hb
14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13, Knock Ground, Belfast Fr AW withdrawn
captain

Age 24
2 15 11 March 1882 - Scotland 5 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL sixth app hb
3 16 13 March 1882 - Wales 5 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham AL seventh app hb

Age 25
4 17 3 February 1883 - England 5 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW eighth app hb
18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket Ground, Liverpool Fr HW withdrawn captain
5 19 10 March 1883 - England 2 Scotland 3, Bramall Lane, Sheffield Fr HL ninth app hb

Age 26
6 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW tenth app hb
7 21 15 March 1884 - Scotland 1 England 0, Cathkin Park, Glasgow AL eleventh app hb
8 22 17 March 1884 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW twelfth app
75
hb

Age 27
9 23 28 February 1885 - England 4 Ireland 0, Manchester Football Ground, Manchester BC HW thirteenth app hb
10 24 14 March 1885 - England 1 Wales 1, Leamington Street, Blackburn HD fourteenth app hb
11 25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington HD fifteenth app hb

 Club: Clapham Rovers F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - four full appearances (360 min), four captaincies.  

Age 28
26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC HW withdrawn captain
12 27 27 March 1886 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD sixteenth app hb
13 28 29 March 1886 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW seventeenth app hb

Age 29
14 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington BC HW eighteenth app hb
15 31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn HL nineteenth app hb

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