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Albert Barrett

Fulham FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 0
100% successful

1929

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Albert Frank Barrett
Born 11 November 1903 in West Ham, Essex [registered in West Ham, December 1903].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Albert was the youngest of three sons, with a younger sister, to George William and Frances Elizabeth (née Perkins). They lived at 50 Ham Park Road in Stratford.  His father was a wallpaper printer.
According to passenger lists, Barrett, along with other footballers, was part of a tour of South Africa that returned to Southampton on 6 August 1929 from Cape Town on board the SS Arundel Castle. His address was stated as 50 Ham Park Road, Stratford. 

Died 8 December 1989 in Cape Town, South Africa, aged 86 years 27 days [no record found].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 5lbs [1929].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in West Ham, going on to play with Fairbairn House Lads club and then Leytonstone FC and Middlesex Wanderers FC in 1921. In 1923, Barrett signed amateur forms with West Ham United FC, but he did not make any appearances. He signed similar forms with Southampton FC in 1924/25, where he made a single league appearance. It was at Fulham FC that he signed his professional contract, in June 1925. He remained until he retired in 1937, having made 388 league appearances, scoring sixteen times.
Club honours Football League Division Three (South) winners 1931-32;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 545th players (545) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
Only match No. 168, 19 October 1929, Ireland 0 England 3, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 25 years 342 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1929-30;
Team honours British Championship winners 1929-30;
Individual honours England Amateurs (four appearances), England Schoolboy (one appearance). FA Tour of South Africa 1929
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Continued to work as an accountant after turning professional. In the years following WW2, he was the secretary of wholesale firm in Romford market after the war and emigrated to South Africa in 1954. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.26.

 

Albert Barrett - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 None 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.

 

Albert Barrett - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Albert Barrett - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1929-30 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Albert Barrett - Match History
 Club: Fulham F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 25
1 168 19 October 1929 - Ireland 0 England 3, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Start hb

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