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Bryan Douglas

Blackburn Rovers FC

36 appearances, 11 goals

P 36 W 18 D 10 L 8 F 102: A 48
64% successful

1957-63

captain: none
minutes played:
3240

Timeline

  Bryan Douglas
Birth 27 May 1934 in Blackburn, Lancashire [registered in Blackburn, June 1934].
Attended St Bartholomew's School and Blakey Moor Secondary Modern, Blackburn
Marriage to Joyce Wilkinson [registered in Blackburn, September 1955].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) "Douglas's mother wrote an anonymous letter to Blackburn Football Club in 1950 recommending her son. Blackburn watched him. Then signed him."
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x
Height/Weight 5' 3" [1957], 5' 6", or 5' 5", 9st 13lbs [also 1957], 5' 5", 9st 10lbs [1960].

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 761st players (763) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right; inside-right
First match No. 315, 19 October 1957, Wales 0 England 4, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 23 years 145 days.
Last match No. 371, 5 June 1963, Switzerland 1 England 8, an end-of-season tour match at Sankt Jakob Stadium, Sankt Jakob, Basel, aged 29 years 9 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958, 1962;
British Championship 1957-58, 1958-59, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63;
Team honours British Championship shared 1957-58, 1958-59, winners 1960-61;
Individual honours England U23 (two appearances, 1956), England B (four appearances, 1956-57)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.


The Numbers
parties Apps comp. apps minutes goals ave.min comp. goals captain
- 36 22 3240 11 295 min 5 - none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
36 18 10 8 102 48 +54 5 10 2.833 1.333 63.9 +10

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 15 10 3 2 52 18 +34 0 4 3.467 1.20 76.6 +8
Away 14 7 3 4 41 20 +21 3 4 2.929 1.429 60.7 +3
Neutral 7 1 4 2 9 10 -1 2 2 1.286 1.429 42.9 -1

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 33 17 9 7 97 45 +52 4 8 2.939 1.364 65.2 +10
Red 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 1 2 1.667 1.00 50.0 =0

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

4 3 1 0 16 2 +14 0 2 4.00 0.50 87.5 +3
WCF 7 1 4 2 9 10 -1 2 2 1.286 1.429 42.9 -1
World Cup 11 4 5 2 25 12 +13 2 4 2.273 1.091 59.1 +2
British Championship 11 6 2 3 33 15 +18 1 3 3.00 1.364 63.6 +3
Friendly 14 8 3 3 44 21 +26 2 3 3.143 1.50 67.9 +5

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1960-62 4 3 1 0 16 2 +14 0 2 4.00 0.50 87.5 +3
WCP All 4 3 1 0 16 2 +14 0 2 4.00 0.50 87.5 +3
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1958 3 0 3 0 4 4 =0 1 1 1.333 1.333 50.0 =0
WCF 1962 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 0.50 1.50 37.5 -1
WCF All 7 1 4 2 9 10 -1 2 2 1.286 1.429 42.9 -1
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1957-58 3 0 3 0 4 4 =0 1 1 1.333 1.333 50.0 =0
WC 1961-62 8 4 2 2 21 8 +13 1 3 2.625 1.00 62.5 +2
WC All 11 4 5 2 25 12 +13 2 4 2.273 1.091 59.1 +2

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1957-58 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 0 2 3.333 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1958-59 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.0 100.0 +1
BC 1960-61 3 3 0 0 19 6 +13 0 0 6.33 2.00 100.0 +3
BC 1961-62 3 0 2 1 2 4 -2 1 0 0.667 1.333 33.3 -1
BC 1962-63 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.0 -1
BC All 11 6 2 3 33 15 +18 1 3 3.00 1.364 63.6 +3

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 11 4 5 2 25 12 +13 2 4 2.273 1.091 59.1 +2
BC 11 6 2 3 33 15 +18 1 3 3.00 1.364 63.6 +3
22 10 7 5 58 27 +21 3 7 2.636 1.227 61.4 +5

Match History

Age 21 B  
one appearance - Switzerland March 1956
  
Age 22 under 23  
two appearances - Denmark September 1956 & France October 1956
B  
two appearances - Bulgaria & Romania May 1957
   
Age 23  
one appearance - Czechoslovakia May 1957

 Club: Blackburn Rovers FC - 36 full appearances (3240 min) 11ᵍ manager: Walter Winterbottom - 33 full appearances (2970 min) 8ᵍx
 
apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt
 
Age 24
1 315 19 October 1957 - Wales 0 England 4
Ninian Park, Cardiff
BC AW   7

one of three who became the 761st player (763) to appear for England.
the 37th Blackburn Rovers player to represent England

2 316 6 November 1957 - England 2 Northern Ireland 3
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HL 80 7
3 317 27 November 1957 - England 4 France 0
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW 3 24 84 7
4 318 19 April 1958 - Scotland 0 England 4
Hampden Park, Glasgow
BC AW ¹ 22
35
7
5 319 7 May 1958 - England 2 Portugal 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley

tour
HW   7
6 320 11 May 1958 - Yugoslavia 5 England 0
Stadion
JNA
, Beograd
AL   7
7 321 18 May 1958 - USSR 1 England 1
Lenin Stadium, Moskva
AD 45 7

Age 25  
 

WCF
outside right 7x
8 322 8 June 1958 - USSR 2 England 2
Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg
ND
9 323 11 June 1958 - Brazil 0 England 0
Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg
ND  
10 324 15 June 1958 - Austria 2 England 2
Ryavallen Stadion, Borås
ND  
325 17 June 1958 - USSR 1 England 0, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg NL party member
   
11 327 22 October 1958 - England 5 USSR 0
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW 45 89
fouled for pen.
7
328 26 November 1958 - England 2 Wales 2, Villa Park, Birmingham BC HD withdrew injured
12 329 11 April 1959 - England 1 Scotland 0
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HW 59 7
  

Age 26
13 339 11 May 1960 - England 3 Yugoslavia 3
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HD ² 41 7
340 15 May 1960 - Spain 3 England 0,  Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
tour
AL reserve
14 341 22 May 1960 - Hungary 2 England 0
Népstadion, Budapest
AL   7
  

Age 27
15 342 8 October 1960 - Northern Ireland 2 England 5
Windsor Park, Belfast
BC AW ³ 80 7
16 343 19 October 1960 - Luxembourg 0 England 9
Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg
WCP AW 7 7
17 344 26 October 1960 - England 4 Spain 2
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW 40header 7
18 345 23 November 1960 - England 5 Wales 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HW   7
Bryan Douglas was a member of the Lilleshall get-together on 12-14 December 1960 and was due at an Anfield get-together on 6-8 February 1961, but he could not attend because of injury.
19 346 15 April 1961 - England 9 Scotland 3
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HW 56 7
20 347 10 May 1961 - England 8 Mexico 0
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW 44
85
7

21 348 21 May 1961 - Portugal 1 England 1
Estadio Nacional, Oeiras, Lisboa
WCP AD   7
22 349 24 May 1961 - Italy 2 England 3
Stadio Olimpico, Roma
tour AW   7

Age 28
23 350 27 May 1961 - Austria 3 England 1
Praterstadion, Wien
  AL   7
24 351 28 September 1961 - England 4 Luxembourg 1
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
WCP HW   7
25 352 14 October 1961 - Wales 1 England 1
Ninian Park, Cardiff
BC AD 44 7
26 353 25 October 1961 - England 2 Portugal 0
Empire Stadium, Wembley
WCP HW   8
27 354 22 November 1961 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HD   7
355 4 April 1962 - England 3 Austria 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW    
28 356 14 April 1962 - Scotland 2 England 0
Hampden Park, Glasgow
BC AL   7
357 9 May 1962 - England 3 Switzerland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW  
29 358 20 May 1962 - Peru 0 England 4
Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima
Fr AW   7

Age 29  
 
WCF
outside right 17x
30 359 31 May 1962 - Hungary 2 England 1
Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua
NL    

31 360 2 June 1962 - Argentina 1 England 3
Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua
  NW    
32 361 7 June 1962 - Bulgaria 0 England 0
Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua
ND    
33 362 10 June 1962 - Brazil 3 England 1
Estadio Municipal, Viña del Mar
NL    
   

  manager: Alf Ramsey - three full appearances (270 min) 3ᵍx

34 367 6 April 1963 - England 1 Scotland 2
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HL 80 7
35 368 8 May 1963 - England 1 Brazil 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley

tour
HD ¹⁰ 86 7
  369 29 May 1963 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 4, Tehelné pole, Bratislava AW    
  370 2 June 1963 - GDR 1 England 2, Zentralstadion, Leipzig AW    
36 371 5 June 1963 - Switzerland 1 England 8
Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel
AW ¹¹ 42 7
  


   

 
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