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England Players' Club Affiliations
Clapham Rovers
 

Clapham Rovers FC Profile

Club name Clapham Rovers Football Club
Ground(s) Clapham Common, Tooting Bec Common and Wandsworth Common;

Founded

1869
Colours Cerise and french grey
Domestic honours FA Cup winners 1879-80, runners-up 1878-79;
European honours None
International honours None

Most Appearances

Player
No.
England Players Years Starts Subs Apps Capt Goals
21 Ogilvie, Robert Andrew Muter Macindoe 1874 1 0 1 0 0
33 Geaves, Richard Lyon 1875 1 0 1 0 0
35 Field, Edgar 1876-81 2 0 2 0 0
39 Buchanan, Walter Scott 1876 1 0 1 0 0
Sources indicate that this is the correct W.S. Buchanan.
53 Bailey, Norman Coles 1878-87 19 0 19 15 2
62 Birkett, Reginald Halsey 1879 1 0 1 0 0
65 Prinsep, James Frederick McLeod 1879 1 0 1 0 0
68 Sparks, Francis John 1880 2 0 2 1 0
8 Total 1874-80 28 0 28 16 2

Notes

Two Clapham Rovers players started in the same England side.  Ed Field and Walter Buchanan started against Scotland, 4 March 1876.

Again, three years later, Reg Nirkett and Norman Bailey started against Scotland, 5 April 1879.

Francis Sparks partnered Norman Bailey in the line-up against Scotland a year later, 13 March 1880.

Ed Field returned to partner Norman Bailey against Scotland, 12 March 1881.

 

England Football Online thanks Oliver Purnell for his additional information.

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