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Harry Burgess

Sheffield Wednesday FC

4 appearances, 4 goals

P 4 W 2 D 0 L 2 F 11: A 9
50% successful

1930-31

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Harry Burgess
Born 20 August 1904 in Alderley Edge, Cheshire [registered in Macclesfield, December 1904]

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Harry is the third child of four to widow Mary Louisa, living at 2 Lydiat Lane in Alderley Edge. His mother is a charwoman. His father, at present, is unknown.

Died 6 October 1957 in Wilmslow, aged 53 years 47 days [registered in Bucklow, Cheshire, December 1957].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 7lbs [1931].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career with Alderly Edge FC before he signed with Stockport County FC, who sent him to Sandback Rambers FC for development. He rejoined County in 1926 and scored 72 goals in 112 league appearances. Sheffield Wednesday FC signed him in June 1929. After 215 league appearances and seventy goals, Burgess moved to Chelsea FC on 15 March 1935 where he became a penalty specialist. He made 142 league appearances and scored 34 goals. Retired during WW2.
Club honours Football League Champions 1929-30;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 553rd players (556) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
First match No. 173, 20 October 1930, England 5 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield, aged 26 years 61 days.
Last match No. 177, 16 May 1931, Belgium 1 England 4, an end-of-season tour match at Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles, aged 26 years 269 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1930-31;
Team honours British Championships shared 1930-31;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.54.

 

Harry Burgess - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 4 2 360 4 90 min 2 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.

 

Harry Burgess - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 3 1 0 2 6 8 -2 1 0 2.00 2.667 33.3 -1
All 4 2 0 2 11 9 +2 1 0 2.75 2.25 50.0 =0

 

Harry Burgess - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 1 0 2.50 1.50 50.0 =0
Friendly 2 1 0 1 6 6 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 4 2 0 2 11 9 +2 1 0 2.75 2.25 50.0 =0

 

Harry Burgess - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1930-31 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 1 0 2.50 1.50 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 1 0 2.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 1 0 2.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2 1 0 2.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Harry Burgess - Match History
 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full capsx

Age 26
1 173 20 October 1930 - England 5 Ireland 1, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Start il
2 175 28 March 1931 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start il
3 176 14 May 1931 - France 5 England 2, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL Start il
4 177 16 May 1931 - Belgium 1 England 4, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles AW Start il

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