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Charles Wollaston

Wanderers FC & Lancing Old Boys FC & Clapham Rovers FC

one captaincy, no goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 4: A 5
0% successful

1880

full appearances: four
minutes as captain:
90

Profile

  Charles Henry Reynolds Wollaston
Born 31 July 1849 in Felpham Rectory, Felpham, Sussex [registered as a male in West Hampnett, September 1849].
Died 22 June 1926 at 46 Belgrave Road, Victoria, London, aged 76 years 326 days [registered in St. George Hanover Square, June 1926]
Buried on 3 July 1926 at London Road cemetery, Reading.

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Wollaston attended Lancing College, and Oxford University.  Also played for Lancing Old Boys and Clapham Rovers before joining Wanderers and playing in the first FA Cup Final in 1873 and scored in the second final of 1872. In all he won five winner's medals, the first player to achieve this feat.  Also represented Middlesex.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1871-72, 1872-73, 1875-76, 1876-77, 1877-78;
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 eighth player to captain England.
Player number One of seven who became the 21st players (24) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
Only captaincy No. 10, 13 March 1880, Scotland 5 England 4, a friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow, aged 30 years 226 days.
Individual honours England's joint-Top Goalscorer (one 1875)
Distinctions Referee for Match No. 9, England 5 Scotland 4, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London.

 

Charles Wollaston - Captain Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 0 0 1 4 5 -1 0 0 4.00 5.00 00.0 -1
All 1 0 0 1 4 5 -1 0 0 4.00 5.00 00.0 -1


Charles Wollaston
- Captain History
 Club: Wanderers F.C., Lancing Old Boys A.F.C. & Clapham Rovers F.C. - one captaincy (360 min)  
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - four full appearances (360 min)x



Age 30
1 10 13 March 1880 - Scotland 5 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL fourth app for
  

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