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England Captains - Hubert Heron

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Hubert Heron Profile

Full name George Hubert Hugh Heron
Popular name Hubert Heron
Born  30 January 1852 in Uxbridge
Died 5 June 1914

Club Career while Captain

Club(s) Wanderers FC
Distinctions -

England Career as Captain

Captain number 4th player to captain England.
Player number 19th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
First match No. 5, 4 March 1876, Scotland 3 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow; aged 24 years 35 days.
Last match No. 5, 4 March 1876, Scotland 3 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow; aged 24 years 35 days.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours 5 full caps for England
Notes Some less reliable sources give the captaincy to Hubert's younger brother, Frank Heron.  But the more reliable sources give the above captaincy rightly to Hubert.

 

Hubert Heron - Captain's Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
Away 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.000 00.0 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.000 00.0 -1

 

Hubert Heron - Captain's Record  - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendlies 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.000 00.0 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.000 00.0 -1

 

Hubert Heron - Captain History
Club:  Wanderers FC - 1 captaincy
Selector: F.A. Committee headed by Charles Alcock  - 1 captaincy
Cap No. Opponent Date Venue Type F A Res. Details Shirt
1 5 Scotland 04-Mar-1876 The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow F 0 3 AL Start
4th app
F

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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