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Ron Flowers

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

49 appearances, 10 goals, six penalties

P 49 W 24 D 12 L 13 F x: A x
*(actual F x: A x)
61% successful

1955-66

disciplined: none
Captain:
three
minutes played:
4342

Profile

Full name Ronald Flowers (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 28 July 1934 in Edlington, Doncaster, Yorkshire [registered in Doncaster, September 1934].
Attended Edlington Grammar School
Married to Yvonne M. Hart, at Molineux Hotel, 24 February 1957 [registered in Wolverhampton, March 1957].
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 746th players (747) player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right/left-half
First match No. 295, 15 May 1955, France 1 England 0, an end-of-season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 20 years 291 days.
Last match No. 401, 29 June 1966, Norway 1 England 6, a pre-World Cup warm up tour match at Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo, aged 31 years 336 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958 (provisional squad)
Team honours x
Individual honours England B (one postponed appearance 1955), England U23 (unused substitute in 1954, one appearance 1955)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Ron Flowers - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Pens Capt. Disc.
- 49 26 48 1 0 4342 10 434 min 4 6 three 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.

 

Ron Flowers - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Ron Flowers - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Ron Flowers - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Ron Flowers - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 49 full appearances (4342 min), 10 goals

manager: Walter Winterbottom - 39 full appearances (x min)x

Age 19
u23 20 January 1954 - Italy 3 England 0, Stadio Comunale, Bologna Fr AL unused sub

Age 20
1 u23 19 January 1955 - England 5 Italy 1, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW Start 4
2 u23 8 February 1955 - Scotland 0 England 6, Shawfield Park, Glasgow Fr AW Start 4
b - pp 2 March 1955 - Scotland vs. England, Ibrox Park, Glasgow - match postponed Fr App due to Start 4
1 295 15 May 1955 - France 1 England 0, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris tour AL Start 4
296 18 May 1955 - Spain 1 England 1, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid AD party member
297 22 May 1955 - Portugal 3 England 1, Estádio do FC Porto, Oporto AL

Age 22
u23 26 September 1956 - Denmark 0 England 3, Idrætsparken, København Fr AW unused sub


Age 23
England's selectors announced their forty-man squad from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. Of the 18 players who were cut from the squad on 28 May, they included Ron Flowers.

Age 24
2 328 26 November 1958 - England 2 Wales 2, Villa Park, Birmingham BC HD Start 6
3 329 11 April 1959 - England 1 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 6
4 330 6 May 1959 - England 2 Italy 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 6
5 331 13 May 1959 - Brazil 2 England 0, Estádio Municipal, Rio tour AL Start 6
6 332 17 May 1959 - Peru 4 England 1, Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima AL Start 6
7 333 24 May 1959 - Mexico 2 England 1, Estadio Olímpico Universitario, ciudad de México AL sub  
8 334 28 May 1959 - USA 1 England 8, Wrigley Field, Los Angeles Fr AW Start
52,69
6

Age 25
9 335 17 October 1959 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 6
10 336 28 October 1959 - England 2 Sweden 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 6
11 337 18 November 1959 - England 2 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 6
12 338 9 April 1960 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD Start 6
13 339 11 May 1960 - England 3 Yugoslavia 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 6
14 340 15 May 1960 - Spain 3 England 0, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid tour AL Start 6
15 341 22 May 1960 - Hungary 2 England 0, Népstadion, Budapest AL Start 6

Age 26
16 342 8 October 1960 - Northern Ireland 2 England 5, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC AW Start 6
17 343 19 October 1960 - Luxembourg 0 England 9, Stade Municipal, Stad Lëtzebuerg WCP AW Start 6
18 344 26 October 1960 - England 4 Spain 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 6
19 345 23 November 1960 - England 5 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 6
20 346 15 April 1961 - England 9 Scotland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 6
21 347 10 May 1961 - England 8 Mexico 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 6
22 348 21 May 1961 - Portugal 1 England 1, Estádio Nacional,Lisboa WCP AD Start 6
23 349 24 May 1961 - Italy 2 England 3, Stadio Olimpico, Roma tour AW Start 6
24 350 27 May 1961 - Austria 3 England 1, Praterstadion, Wien AL Start 6

Age 27
25 351 28 September 1961 - England 4 Luxembourg 1, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury WCP HW Start 6
26 352 14 October 1961 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 6
27 353 25 October 1961 - England 2 Portugal 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 6
28 354 22 November 1961 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD Start 6
29 355 4 April 1962 - England 3 Austria 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 6
30 356 14 April 1962 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start 6
31 357 9 May 1962 - England 3 Switzerland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 6
32 358 20 May 1962 - Peru 0 England 4, Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima Fr AW Start 6
33 359 31 May 1962 - Hungary 2 England 1, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua
WCF
NL Start
6
34 360 2 June 1962 - England 3 Argentina 1, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua NW Start
35 361 7 June 1962 - Bulgaria 0 England 0, Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua ND Start
36 362 10 June 1962 - Brazil 3 England 1, Estadio Municipal, Vińa del Mar NL Start

Age 28
37 363 3 October 1962 - England 1 France 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield ENP HD Start 6
38 364 20 October 1962 - Northern Ireland 1 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 6
39 365 21 November 1962 - England 4 Wales 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 6

 

Coach: Alf Ramsey - ten full appearances (x min)x


Age 28
37 363 3 October 1962 - England 1 France 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield ENP HD Start 6
38 364 20 October 1962 - Northern Ireland 1 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 6
39 365 21 November 1962 - England 4 Wales 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 6
40 366 27 February 1963 - France 5 England 2, Parc des Princes, Paris ENC AL Start 6
41 367 6 April 1963 - England 1 Scotland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL Start 6
369 29 May 1963 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 4, Tehelné pole, Bratislava tour AW    
370 2 June 1963 - GDR 1 England 2, Zentralstadion, Leipzig AW    
42 371 5 June 1963 - Switzerland 1 England 8, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel AW Start 6
Age 29
376 6 May 1964 - England 2 Uruguay 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley tour HW    
377 17 May 1964 - Portugal 3 England 4, Estádio Nacional, Lisboa AW    
43 378 24 May 1964 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 3, Dalymount Park, Dublin AW Start 5
44 379 27 May 1964 - USA 0 England 10, Downing Stadium, New York City AW Captain 6
380 30 May 1964 - Brazil 5 England 1, Estádio Municipal, Rio TC AL    
45 381 4 June 1964 - England 1 Portugal 1, Estádio Municipal, Rio ND Start 4
382 6 June 1964 - Argentina 1 England 0, Estádio Municipal, Rio NL    

Age 30
46 385 18 November 1964 - England 2 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Captain 5
47 386 9 December 1964 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AD Captain 6
389 9 May 1965 - Yugoslavia 1 England 1, Stadion Crvena zvezda, Beograd tour AD    
48 390 12 May 1965 - West Germany 0 England 1, Städtisches Stadion, Nürnberg AW Start 6
391 16 May 1965 - Sweden 1 England 2, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg AW    

Age 31
400 26 June 1966 - Finland 0 England 3, Olympiastadion, Helsinki
tour
AW    
49 401 29 June 1966 - Norway 1 England 6, Ullevĺl Stadion, Oslo AW Start 5
402 3 July 1966 - Denmark 0 England 2, Idrætsparken, København AW    
403 5 July 1966 - Poland 0 England 1, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów AW    

Notes

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