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Wally Boyes

West Bromwich Albion FC, Everton FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 6: A 4
67% successful

1935-38

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Walter Boyes

Notes

NOT Walter Edward.... The only Walter Boyes born in Sheffield in January to March 1913 did not have a middle name. Again, the only 47 year-old Walter Boyes to die in 1960 did not have a middle name.
Born 5 January 1913 at 179 St. Philip's Road, Upperthorpe, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered as Walter in Sheffield, March 1913]. To Walter and Lucy (née Glaves)
Birthnotes Most, if not all, history books, state that Walter was born in Killamarsh, which is in Derbyshire. Although it is geographically close to Sheffield, it would fall under the Chesterfield registration district. His parents were living at the above address in the 1911 census, and all his brothers and sisters were born in Sheffield.
Married to Hilda Roberts [registered in Sheffield, March 1934].
Died 16 September 1960 at The City Hospital, Sheffield, aged 47 years 255 days [registered as Walter in Sheffield, September 1960]. Living at 296 Barnsley Road, Sheffield. Left £3334 6s.4d. to his widow.
Height/Weight 5' 5", 10st. 8lbs [1935].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career playing schoolboy football in Sheffield and played with Woodhouse Mills United FC in the Sheffield local league. Joined West Bromwich Albion FC on amateur forms in February 1931. He turned professional in March 1931 and went on to play 151 league matches, scoring 35 goals. Joined Everton FC on 25 February 1938 for £7000, scoring eleven goals in 66 league appearances. During the second World War, Boyes guested for, in alphabetical order, Aldershot FC, Brentford FC, Clapton Orient FC, Leeds United AFC, Manchester United FC, Middlesbrough FC, Millwall FC, Newcastle United FC, Preston North End FC and Sunderland AFC.  Joined Notts County FC in August 1949 as player-coach, only playing three league matches, scoring just the once. Scunthorpe United FC signed him as a part-timer on 7 August 1950 and he made a final thirteen league appearances, scoring twice. Joined Retford Town FC in 1953 as player-manager. Retired from playing 1958.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1934-35; Football League Champions 1938-39;
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 four who became the 611th players (614) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 198, 18 May 1935, Netherlands 0 England 1, a friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, aged 22 years 133 days.
Last match No. 220, 26 October 1938, England 3 Rest of Europe 0, an FA 75th anniversary celebration match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London aged 25 years 294 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1938-39;
Team honours British Championships shared 1938-39;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

From 1952 until 1957, he was the sportsmaster at Oakwood Collegiate School in Sheffield. After he stopped playing with Retford Town FC, he took up the managerial position at Hyde United FC in April 1958. Joined Swansea Town FC as a trainer in 1959, he retired in June 1960 because of ill-health, an illness that ultimately took his life. Owned a sports shop on Barnsley Road, Sheffield. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.41.

 

Wally Boyes - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 1 270 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.

 

Wally Boyes - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 1 0 1 3 4 -1 0 1 1.50 2.00 50.0 =0
All 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 0 2 2.00 1.333 66.7 +1

 

Wally Boyes - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2 0 0 2.00 4.00 0.00 -1
Friendly 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 0 2 2.00 0.00 100.0 +2
All 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 0 2 2.00 1.333 66.7 +1

 

Wally Boyes - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1938-39 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2 0 0 2.00 4.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2 0 0 2.00 4.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2 0 0 2.00 4.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2 0 0 2.00 4.00 0.00 -1

 

Wally Boyes - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Abion F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 22
1 198 18 May 1935 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW Start ol
 Club: Everton F.C. - 2 full caps

 

Age 25
2 219 22 October 1938 - Wales 4 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AL Start ol
3 220 26 October 1938 - England 3 Rest of Europe 0, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW Start ol

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