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Ron Baynham

Luton Town FC

3 appearances, 2 goals against
one clean sheet

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 12: A 2
100% successful

1955

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Ronald Leslie Baynham
Born 10 June 1929 in Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Birmingham North, September 1929].
Height/Weight 6' 0", 12st. 2lbs [1957].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) A goalkeeper with the army on national service. After the war, Baynham was playing for Erdington Rovers FC and Bromford Amateurs FC.  Baynham was apparently persuaded by a friend to join Worcester City FC in 1949 after declining a trial with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. Within two year, he was signed by Luton Town FC in November 1951 for £1000, where he had to share the goalkeeping duties with Bernard Streten until he claimed the number one spot for himself in 1955. He made 388 appearances for the Hatters between 1952 and 1965, despite fracturing his skull in a challenge in September 1960.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1958-59
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 748th players (748) to appear for England. 75th goalkeeper to appear
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 298, 2 October 1955, Denmark 1 England 5, a British Exhibition match at Idrætsparken, København, aged 26 years 114 days.
Last match No. 301, 30 November 1955, England 4 Spain 1, a friendly match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 26 years 173 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1955-56;
Team honours British Championships shared 1955-56;
Individual honours England B (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After his retirement, worked as an interior decorator in the Bedfordshire area. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.29.

 

Ron Baynham - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub
off
Mins. GA GA Av.
min
Comp GA Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av
Capt. Disc.
3 3 1 3 0 0 270 2 135 min 0 1 33% 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.

 

Ron Baynham - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2
Away 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 0 1 4.00 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Ron Baynham - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 2 2 0 0 9 2 +7 0 0 4.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 0 1 4.00 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Ron Baynham - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1955-56 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 Competition
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

 

Ron Baynham - Match History
 Club: Luton Town F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 26
1 298 2 October 1955 - Denmark 1 England 5, Idrætsparken, København Fr AW Start 1
1 b 19 October 1955 - England B 5 Yugoslavia B 1, Maine Road, Manchester Fr HW Start 1
2 300 2 November 1955 - England 3 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 1
3 301 30 November 1955 - England 4 Spain 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 1

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