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Arthur Berry

Oxford University AFC, Everton FC, Oxford City FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 0
100% successful

1909-12

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Arthur Berry
Born 3 January 1888 in West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in West Derby, March 1888].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, the three year-old Arthur was the youngest of five children to Edwin and his wife, Isabella (née Fazakerley). They live at 11 Fairfield Crescent in West Derby. His father is a solicitor and they have two servants.

According to the 1901 census, Arthur is a pupil at St Chad College in Denstone, Uttoxeter. His father, now a solicitor in the Supreme Court, his mother, and his three siblings, all live at 26 Prescot Drive in West Derby.

According to the 1911 census, Arthur has returned to the family home, he is now one of three children, living with their parents, at Brynavon in Machwiel, near Wrexham.  His father is a solicitor once more (he had been a director at Liverpool FC between 1904-09), Arthur himself, a law student. There are two servants.

Died 15 March 1953, aged 65 years 71 days [registered in Liverpool South, March 1953].
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 11st. 6lbs [1912].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Arthur attended Wadham college at Oxford University and earned his 'blue' in 1908 (scoring once) and 1909. At the same time, he signed as an amateur for Liverpool FC on 4 October 1907 and made three league appearances between April and October 1908. He joined Fulham FC in September 1909, but found the commuting difficult, so he returned to the north-west and joined Everton FC in February 1910. He played 27 league appearances, scoring three times. He played with Oxford City FC in 1911 until 1913. He also rejoined Liverpool FC in June 1912 and made one more league appearance in October, he left afterwards. He also assisted Wrexham AFC and Northern Nomads FC. He retired from playing in 1913.
Club honours FA Amateur Cup runners-up 1912-13;
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 336th players (337) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
Only match No. 99. 13 February 1909, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Park Avenue, Horton Park, Bradford, aged 21 years 41 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1908-09;
Team honours British Championship winners 1908-09;
Individual honours England Amateur (32 appearances); FA Tour of South Africa 1910 (including the three tests)
Distinctions Two Olympic Golds, 1908 and 1912.

Beyond England

Arthur retired from football in 1913 after being called to the bar at Gray's Inn. He also served as Adjutant of the Lancashire Fusiliers during WWI. Following the war, joined the family law firm, which his father headed. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.32./LfcHistory

 

Arthur Berry - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 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.

 

Arthur Berry - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Arthur Berry - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1908-09 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 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 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Arthur Berry - Match History
 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 21
1 99 13 February 1909 - England 4 Ireland 0, Park Avenue, Horton Park, Bradford BC HW Start or
 Club: Everton F.C. - 0 full caps  
Age 22
FA Tour of South Africa 29 June 1910 - South Africa 0 England 3, Durban, Natal Province tour AW reserve
23 July 1910 - South Africa 2 England 6, Wanderers Ground, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province AW reserve
30 July 1910 - South Africa 3 England 6, Cape Town, Cape Province AW Start 80 or
 Club: Oxford City F.C. - 0 full caps  
Age 24
- 112 11 March 1912 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AW reserve

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