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George Camsell

Middlesbrough FC

9 appearances, 18 goals

P 9 W 6 D 1 L 2 F 29: A 9
72% successful

1929-36

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
810

Profile

Full name George Henry Camsell
Born 27 November 1902 in Framwellgate Moor, county Durham [registered in Durham, March 1903].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, George is the youngest of six children to Isaac and Mary. They live at 108 Pump Row in Framwellgate Moor. His father is a coal mine hewer.

Married to Isabella Hall [registered in Durham, March 1922].
Died 7 March 1966 in Middlesbrough, aged 63 years 100 days [registered in Middlesbrough, North Riding, March 1966].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 12lbs [1930].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Started his as a pit boy, but played football with the Durham chapel team in 1921, and soon played for Esh Winning FC and Tow Low Town FC. Joined Durham City FC as an amateur in 1923, turning professional in June 1924. His twenty goals in the 21 league appearances soon got him noticed, and so joined Middlesbrough FC on 6 October 1925 for a £800 transfer fee. He retired from playing during the war, having amassed an astonishing 325 league goals in 419 league appearances.
Club honours None
Individual honours League's leading goalscorer in 1926-27, 59 goals in 37 league appearances;
Distinctions Fronted an advertsing campaign in 1936 for Erimus Haircream, made by his native South Bank Chemical Company

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became the 540th players (543) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 165, 9 May 1929, France 1 England 4, an end-of-season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 26 years 162 days.
Last match No. 204, 9 May 1936, Belgium 3 England 2, an end-of-season tour match at Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles, aged 33 years 162 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1929-30, 1935-36;
Team honours British Championship winners 1929-30;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Remained with Middlesbrough FC after retiring, firstly as a coach through WW2, and chief scout. From October 1956, he was the assistant secretary until his retirement in December 1963. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.58.

 

George Camsell - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10+ 9 3 810 18 45 min 6 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.

 

George Camsell - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 3 1 0 14 2 +12 0 2 3.50 0.50 87.5 +3
Away 5 3 0 2 15 7 +8 0 1 3.00 1.40 60.0 +1
All 9 6 1 2 29 9 +20 0 3 3.222 1.00 72.2 +4

 

George Camsell - Match Record - By Shirt Colour
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 8 5 0 2 26 9 +17 0 2 3.25 1.125 62.5 +3
Blue 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 9 6 1 2 29 9 +20 0 3 3.222 1.00 72.2 +4

 

George Camsell - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 3 2 1 0 10 1 +9 0 2 3.333 0.333 83.3 +2
Friendly 6 4 0 2 19 8 +11 0 1 3.167 1.333 66.7 +2
All 9 6 1 2 29 9 +20 0 3 3.222 1.00 72.2 +4

 

George Camsell - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1929-30 2 2 0 0 9 0 +9 0 2 4.50 0.00 100.0 +2
BC 1935-36 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 3 2 1 0 10 1 +9 0 2 3.333 0.333 83.3 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 1 0 10 1 +9 0 2 3.333 0.333 83.3 +2
All 3 2 1 0 10 1 +9 0 2 3.333 0.333 83.3 +2

 

George Camsell - Match History
 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - 9 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 9 full capsx

Age 26
1 165 9 May 1929 - France 1 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AW Start 9
2 166 11 May 1929 - Belgium 1 England 5, Parc Duden, Bruxelles AW Start
9
- 167 11 May 1929 - Spain England 3, Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid AL squad/reserve
3 168 19 October 1929 - Ireland 0 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 9
4 169 20 November 1929 - England 6 Wales 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham HW Start
9
Age 31
5 190 6 December 1933 - England 4 France 1, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Start 9
Age 33
6 200 4 December 1935 - England 3 Germany 0, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HW Start 9
7 202 4 April 1936 - England 1 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD Start 9
8 203 6 May 1936 - Austria 2 England 1, Praterstadion, Wien tour AL Start 9
9 204 9 May 1936 - Belgium 3 England 2, Stade du Centenaire, Bruxelles AL Start 9

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