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Norman Bailey

Old Westminsters FC, Clapham Rovers FC, Corinthians FC

19 appearances, 1 goal

P 19 W 8 D 3 L 8 F 53: A 45
50% successful

1877-87

disciplined: none
captaincies:
15
minutes played:
1680

Profile

Full name Norman Coles Bailey
Born 23 July 1857 in Streatham, Surrey [registered in Wandsworth, September 1857].
Baptised 23 August 1857 at Streatham Common Immanuel Church, Streatham

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, Norman C. lived with six older siblings and one younger sister, all to Edward and Maria (née Coles), his parents. Amongst the household in Springfield on St. Julian Road in Streatham were seven servants. His father was a solicitor,

According to the 1871 census, Norman Coles was now one of eleven children.  His father, still a solicitor, was joined by the eldest son, Edward, as a solicitor.  All in the same abode.

According to the 1881 census, the Bailey's remain at Springfield, only five of the eleven children were on the census record including Norman, he is now also a solictor.

According to the 1891 census, Norman C. was now married to Sarah, with a child of three, Iris Grierson. Now a solicitor, living at Bernina (four downs down from his family home), on the St. Julian Road, now called Leigham Court Road.  He had three servants.

According to the 1901 census, Norman was visiting a surgeon friend, Cecil Leaf, on the night of the census (31 March). At 75 Wimpole Street, Marylebone.  His wife, and his four children, and five servants, were at 10 The Esplanade, in Seaford, Eastbourne. His eldest child, Iris died in 1904, aged only sixteen years old.

According to the 1911 census, Norman and his son, Kenneth are staying at The Porthminster Hotel in St Ives, Cornwall. However, his wife, Sarah, is living at 7 High Street in Watford.  Her occupation is stated as 'Wife of Norman C. Bailey'.  With one of the children, twelve year-old Geoffrey. Also with four servants.

Married to Sarah Alice Grierson, on 20 April 1887 at St Barnabas Church, Kensington [registered in Kensington, 1887]. Four children, Iris, Kenneth, Brian and Geoffrey
Died 13 January 1923 at The Beeches, Cowley, Middlesex, aged 65 years 174 days [registered in Uxbridge, March 1923] following a short illness. Stated as living at 5 Berners Street, Kensington, London. Left £5764 11s. 5d.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club 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

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the fiftieth players (53) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
First match No. 7, 2 March 1878, Scotland 7 England 2, a friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow, aged 20 years 222 days.
Last match 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, 1887-88;
Team honours British Championship winners 1885-86 (shared);
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

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 - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Minutes Goals Goals Ave. min Comp.
Goals
Captain Discipline
23 19 10 1680 1 1680 min 1 fifteen none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Norman Bailey - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 10 5 2 3 27 19 +8 0 3 2.70 1.90 60.0 +2
Away 9 3 1 5 26 26 =0 1 1 2.889 2.889 38.9 -2
All 19 8 3 8 53 45 +8 1 4 2.789 2.368 50.0 =0

 

Norman Bailey - Match 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 9 3 0 6 25 36 -11 0 1 2.778 4.00 33.3 -3
All 19 8 3 8 53 45 +8 1 4 2.789 2.368 50.0 =0

 

Norman Bailey - Match 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 - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 19 full capsx

 Club: Old Westminsters F.C. & Clapham Rovers F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 19
- 6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HL reserve
Age 20
1 7 2 March 1878 - Scotland 7 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL Start hb
 Club: Clapham Rovers F.C. - 14 full caps  
Age 21
2 8 18 January 1879 - England 2 Wales 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW Start 60 hb
3 9 5 April 1879 - England 5 Scotland 4, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW Start hb
Bailey's throw-in ended in a Parlane og
Age 22
4 10 13 March 1880 - Scotland 5 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL Start hb
Age 23
5 13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HL Captain hb
- 14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13, Knock Ground, Belfast Fr AW withdrew (original captain)
Age 24
6 15 11 March 1882 - Scotland 5 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL Captain hb
7 16 13 March 1882 - Wales 5 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham Fr AL Captain hb
Age 25
8 17 3 February 1883 - England 5 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW Captain hb
- 18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket Ground, Liverpool Fr HW withdrew injured
9 19 10 March 1883 - England 2 Scotland 3, Bramall Lane,  Sheffield Fr HL Captain hb
Age 26
10 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Captain hb
11 21 15 March 1884 - Scotland 1 England 0, Cathkin Park, Glasgow AL Captain hb
12 22 17 March 1884 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Captain
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hb
Age 27
13 23 28 February 1885 - England 4 Ireland 0, Manchester Football Ground, Manchester BC HW Captain hb
14 24 14 March 1885 - England 1 Wales 1, Leamington Street, Blackburn HD Captain hb
15 25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington HD Captain hb
 Club: Clapham Rovers F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 4 full caps  
Age 28
- 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC HW withdrew
16 27 27 March 1886 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD Captain hb
17 28 29 March 1886 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Captain hb
Age 29
18 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington BC HW Captain hb
19 31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn HL Captain hb

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