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Ted Harper

Blackburn Rovers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 0: A 1
0% successful

1926

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Edward Cashfield Harper
Born 22 August 1901 in Minster, Sheerness, Isle of Sheppey, Kent [registered in Sheppey, December 1901].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Ann Harper is pregnant with a child who will become Edward Cashfield. She is married to Henry, a skilled labourer on the dockyards. They already have two children, Henry and May, and they live at 7 Prince Albert Street in Sheerness.

According to the 1911 census, Edward Cashfield is now the third of five children to Henry Richard and Ann Rebecca. They live at 74 High Street in Mile Town, Sheerness. His father is now a house painter.

Died 22 July 1959, aged 57 years 334 days [registered in Blackburn, September 1959].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 7lbs [1923]. 5' 10", 11st. 10lbs [1925]. 5' 10", 12st. 0lbs [1927].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Kent, for Whitstable Town FC and Sheppey United FC, from where Blackburn Rovers FC signed Harper on 9 May 1923. After scoring 106 league goals, Sheffield Wednesday FC signed him on 24 November 1927 for under 4000 transfer fee. On 14 March 1929, Tottenham Hotspur FC signed Harper for another substantial fee. Returned to Lancashire on 11 December 1931 when Preston North End FC paid 5000 for Harper and teammate Dick Rowley, for his transfer. Returned to Blackburn Rovers FC on 10 November 1933 for a 1300 transfer fee. He retired in May 1935 after Rovers placed him on the transfer list.
Club honours Football League Division One Champions 1928-29;
Individual honours Football League Division One Top Goalscorer 1925-26;
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 501st players (502) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
Only match No. 149, 17 April 1926, England 0 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, aged 24 years 238 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1925-26;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Only the tenth Kent-born player to represent England.

Beyond England

Was an apprentice shipwright. Harper remained at Blackburn Rovers among the training staff from August 1935 until May 1948. Worked for English Electric until his untimely death in 1959. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.120.

 

Ted Harper - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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.

 

Ted Harper - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1

 

Ted Harper - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1925-26 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1

Ted Harper - Match History
 

 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x


Age 24
1 149 17 April 1926 - England 0 Scotland 1, Old Trafford, Manchester BC HL Start cf

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