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Trevor Francis

Birmingham City FC, Nottingham Forest FC, Manchester City FC, UC Sampdoria
52 appearances, 12 goals, one penalty

P 52 W 25 D 14 L 13 F x: A x
*(actual F x: A x)
62% successful

1977-86

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
3875

Profile

Full name Trevor John Francis (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 19 April 1954 in Plymouth, Devon [registered in Plymouth, May 1954].
Married to Helen C. Allcard [registered in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, September 1974].
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) From Birmingham City FC, Francis chose to join Nottingham Forest FC instead of Coventry City FC for a fee in the region of a million pounds (£1,150,500), the first player to do so, on 9 February 1979. Joined Manchester City FC on 2 September 1981, debuted for City on 5 September 1981.  After only one season, Francis joined Italian club UC Sampdoria in 1982.
Club honours x
Individual honours PFA Division One Team of the Year 1976-77, 1977-78, 1981-82;
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number 926th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
First match No. 507, 9 February 1977, England 0 Netherlands 2, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 22 years 296 days.
Last match No. 611, 23 April 1986, England 2 Scotland 1, a Rous Cup match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 32 years 4 days.
Major tournaments European Championship 1980; World Cup Finals 1982, 1986 (as reserve);
British Championship
1976-77, 1977-78, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84; Rous Cup 1985, 1986;
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions Most capped Englishman at Sampdoria.
Francis missed the 1971 International Youth Tournament semi-final for England against USSR, after the crossbar fell onto him in the previous match against Poland.

Beyond England

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

 

Trevor Francis - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. goals ave.min comp. goals Pens Capt. Disc.
- 52 34 42 10 8 3875 12 323 min 9 1
1
none 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.

 

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

 

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

 

Trevor Francis - 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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

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

 

 Club: Birmingham City F.C. - 12 full appearances

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
1 u23 16 October 1973 - England 0 Poland 0, Home Park, Plymouth Fr HD Start 7
2 u23 13 November 1973 - England 1 Denmark 1, Fratton Park, Portsmouth Fr HD Start 7
3 u23 16 June 1974 - England 0 Wales 0, Ashton Gate, Bristol Fr HD Start 8
1 - x - x, x x x x x
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 10 full appearances

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
13 - x - x, x x x x x
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 10 full appearances

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
23 - x - x, x x x x x
 Club: U.C. Sampdoria - 20 full appearances

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
33 - x - x, x x x x x
Age xx
Bobby Robson announced his 22-man World Cup squad on 28 April 1986, he also named six standby players, and included in that list was the experienced Trevor Francis.

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