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Arthur Brown

Sheffield United FC

2 appearances, 1 goal

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 7: A 2
75% successful

1904-06

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Arthur Samuel Brown
Born 6 April 1885 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire [registered in Gainsborough, June 1885].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Arthur S. is the fourth child of five children to Arthur and Lucy, living at Tennyson Cottage in Tennyson Street, Gainsborough. His father is a stone mason. They have one servant.

According to the 1901 census, Arthur S. is the second oldest child of seven children still at home with their parents at Tennyson Cottage (now in Spital Terrace).  Arthur is an apprentice stonemason for his father.

According to the 1911 census, Arthur is a professional footballer, married to Floris and a son, Arthur. They live a 12 Parnell Street in Gainsborough. (Despite being a Fulham FC player???)

Married to Floris Hinitt [registered in Chorlton, December 1906].
Died 27 June 1944 at 7 Charles Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire aged 59 years 82 days [registered in Gainsborough, June 1944]. Left effects worth £3838 9s. 10d.
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 12lbs [1907].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his early career with Gainsborough Church Lads Brigade FC. Joined Gainsborough Trinity FC early in 1902, originally as an amateur. Joined Sheffield United in 1902 for a £350 transfer fee. Joined Sunderland AFC in June 1908 for £1000. Moved south to Fulham FC in October 1910, returning north on 3 May 1912 when he joined Middlesbrough FC.
Club honours None
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 290th players (295) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 80, 29 February 1904, Wales 2 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 18 years 328 days.
Last match No. 86, 17 February 1906, Ireland 0 England 5, a British Championship match at Solitude Ground, Cliftonville, Belfast, aged 20 years 316 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1903-04, 1905-06;
Team honours British Championships winners 1903-04, shared 1905-06;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

In 1907, his vocation was given as master builders' merchant and monumental mason. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.49-50.

 

Arthur Brown - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 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 Brown - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Away 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All - British Championship 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Arthur Brown - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1903-04 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1905-06 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 1 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Arthur Brown - Match History
 Club: Sheffield United F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 18
1 80 29 February 1904 - Wales 2 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start cf
Age 20
2 86 17 February 1906 - Ireland 0 England 5, Solitude Ground, Belfast BC AW Start 32 cf

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