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William Rawson

Oxford University AFC, Wanderers FC & Old Westminsters FC

one captaincy, no goals

P 2 W 0 D 1 L 1 F 3: A 5
25% successful
1875-77

captaincies: one
minutes played:
180

Profile

  William Stepney Rawson
Born 14 October 1854 as a British Subject, born in Cape (of Good Hope) Town, Kaapkolonie.
Died 4 November 1932, in Whitchurch, Oxfordshire, aged 78 years 21 days [registered in Henley, December 1932].

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Rawson attended Westminster School, representing the school at football in 1872 and 1873, becoming captain in his final year.  He then went up to Oxford University, winning a "blue" in four consecutive years, from 1874 to 1877; also appeared for Old Westminster's and Wanderers FC.
Club honours FA Cup winner 1873-74, runners-up 1876-77;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Refereed the 1876 FA Cup Final between the Wanderers and Old Etonians.
Height/Weight not known.

Source

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

England Career

Captain number Fifth player to captain England.
Player number One of six who became the 28th players (30) to appear for England.
Position(s) Full-back
Only captaincy No. 6, 3 March 1877, England 1 Scotland 3, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 22 years 140 days. Captain
Distinctions Brother of Herbert

 

William Rawson - Captain 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 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 00.0 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 00.0 -1


William Rawson - Captain History
 
 Club: Oxford University A.F.C., Wanderers F.C., Old Westminsters A.F.C. - one captaincy (90 min)

Coach: F.A. Committee - one captaincy (90 min)x

Age 22
1 6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HL second app fb
  

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