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Gerry Byrne

Liverpool FC

2 caps, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 7: A 3
50% successful

1963-66

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Gerald Byrne
Born 29 August 1938 in Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in Liverpool South, December 1938].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 6lbs [1965].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Liverpool, before signing amateur forms with Liverpool FC, turning professional in August 1955. He remained at Anfield until he succumbed to injury and he retired in December 1969. He completed 274 league appearances, scoring twice.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1961-62; Football League Champions 1963-64, 1965-66; FA Charity Shield winners 1964, shared 1965, 1966; FA Cup winners 1964-65 (played with a broken collar-bone); European Cup Winners Cup runners-up 1965-66;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became 816th players (817) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 367, 6 April 1963, England 1 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 24 years 220 days.
Last match No. 401, 29 June 1966, Norway 1 England 6, a pre-World Cup warm-up match at Ullevål Stadion, Oslo, aged 27 years 304 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1966;
British Championships 1962-63;
Team honours World Cup winners 1966 (unused);
Individual honours England U23 (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Part of the coaching staff at Liverpool FC after retiring. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.56.

 

Gerry Byrne - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
11+ 2 1 2 0 0 180 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.

 

Gerry Byrne - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All - White 2 1 0 1 7 3 +4 0 0 3.50 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Gerry Byrne - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1962-63 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

Gerry Byrne - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 2 full capsx

Age 22
1 u23 8 February 1961 - England U23 2 Wales U23 0, Goodison Park, Walton, Liverpool Fr HW Start 2
Age 24
1 367 6 April 1963 - England 1 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HL Start 2
Age 27
- 400 26 June 1966 - Finland 0 England 3, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Tour AW squad/sub ?
2 401 29 June 1966 - Norway 1 England 6, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AW Start 2
- 402 3 July 1966 - Denmark 0 England 2, Idrætsparken, København AW squad/sub ?
- 403 5 July 1966 - Poland 0 England 1, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów AW squad/sub ?
- 404 11 July 1966 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London WCF HD squad member 15
- 405 16 July 1966 - England 2 Mexico 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW
- 406 20 July 1966 - England 2 France 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW
- 407 23 July 1966 - England 1 Argentina 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW
- 408 26 July 1966 - England 2 Portugal 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW
- 409 30 July 1966 - England 4 West Germany 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London HW

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