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George Elliott

Middlesbrough FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

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

19
13-22

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

 

Profile

Full name George Washington Elliott
Born 7 January 1889 in Sunderland, county Durham [registered in Sunderland, March 1889]. Moved to Middlesbrough between 1891 and 1893.
Baptised 30 January 1889 in St. Barnabas, Hendon, county Durham.

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, George is the youngest of three children, to George and Mary Ann (née Laing), living at 9 Hastings Street in Bishop Wearmouth, Sunderland. His father is a mariner.

According to the 1901 census, George W. is now third child of six, now living at Denmark Street in Middlesbrough. His father is an agent for American Angto Oil Company.

According to the 1911 census, George W. is a professional footballer, and one of five children, still living with his parents at 76 Southfield Road in Middlesbrough. His father is a cargo superintendent. The census also revealed that George and Mary Ann had had eleven children in total, four had died.

Died 27 November 1948 in Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire, aged 59 years 325 days [registered in Middlesbrough, December 1948].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 8lbs [1921].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Middlesbrough, playing for Redcar Crusaders FC and South Bank FC, before signing for Middlesbrough FC in May 1909.  He appeared as a guest player for Glasgow Celtic FC during WWI. After scoring 203 league goals in 344 appearances, he retired in August 1925.
Club honours None
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Top Goalscorer Football League (32, 1913-14)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 361st players (366) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 114, 15 February 1913, Ireland 3 England 0, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 24 years 39 days.
Last match No. 121, 15 March 1920, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 31 years 68 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1912-13, 1913-14, 1919-20;
Team honours British Championship winners 1912-13;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He came from a long established shipping family, and he himself was employed as a cargo superintendent at Middlesbrough Docks. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.95.

 

George Elliott - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
7 3 3 270 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.

 

George Elliott - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 0 0 2 1 5 -4 1 0 0.50 2.50 0.00 -2
Away 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All - British Championship 3 0 0 3 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 0.00 -3

 

George Elliott - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1912-13 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC 1913-14 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
BC 1919-20 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 3 0 0 3 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 0.00 -3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 0 0 3 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 0.00 -3
All 3 0 0 3 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 0.00 -3

 

George Elliott - Match History
 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 24
1 114 15 February 1913 - Ireland 2 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AL Start cf
- 116 5 April 1913 - England 1 Scotland 0, Stamford Bridge, Fulham HW reserve
Age 25
2 117 14 February 1914 - England 0 Ireland 3, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HL Start cf

Age 31
3 121 15 March 1920 - England 1 Wales 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury BC HL Start cf
Age 33
- 130 21 October 1922 - England 2 Ireland 0, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich BC HW reserve
Age 34
- 135 21 May 1923 - Sweden 2 England 4, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm tour AW withdrawn squad member
- 136 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm AW

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