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Jud Harrison

Everton FC

2 appearances, 0 goals, one penalty missed

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 3: A 1
75% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


  Guardsman George Harrison
Birth 18 July 1892 at 5 Wibberley Row, Church Gresley, Derbyshire [registered in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, September 1892].

According to the 1901 census, George is the youngest of three children to Thomas and Jane. They live at 64 New Street in Church Gresley. His father is a coal mine hewer.


According to the 1911 census, George is a professional footballer, and is one of three children living with his widowed mother, still at 64 New Street in Church Gresley. The census return reveals that his mother had in fact, seven children, all still living.
According to Harrison's army records, he joined on 7 February 1916 and living at 26 Hans Road in Walton, trading as a dock labourer, he was demobilised on 24 October 1919.

Marriage to Francis Elizabeth O'Brian, in May 1913 at St. George's & St. Mary's Church, Church Gresley [registered in Burton, June 1913]. One son, George Harold (b.20 June 1912)
  According to the 1921 census, George, a professional footballer (for Everton FC), is now married to Lizzie, and have one son, George, and are living with her widowed mother at 4 New Street in Church Gresley.
t Derby County Police Court to-day fines of 10s. were imposed on the following motorists, who were summoned for having driven at an excessive speed in built-up areas: George Harrison, barman, Rising Sun Inn, Church Gresley" - Friday, 20 August 1937, The Derby Evening Telegraph
Death 12 February 1939 in Church Gresley, aged 46 years 209 days [registered in Repton, Derbyshire, March 1939].
"An inquest will be held at Church Gresley on Mr. George Harrison ([46]), the licensee of the 'Rising Sun', (left) Church Gresley, who was found with throat wounds in his bathroom yesterday by his only son, My George Harrison. He died shortly afterwards. Mr. Harrison was formerly a well known footballer, and played successively for Gresley Rovers, Leicester Fosse, Everton, Preston North End and Blackpool. While with Everton he played for England against Ireland.
"He had been the licensee of the Rising Sun for three years."
- Monday, 13 February 1939, The Derby Evening Telegraph
"A verdict of 'Suicide while the blance of his mind was disturbed' was recorded by the Coroner (Mr. T. H. Bishop) at the Church Gresley inquest last night on George Harrison (46), licensee of the Rising Sun Inn, Church-street, Church Gresley. George Harrison, jnr., said that his father had been ill for several weeks, and for two days was confined to his bed.
"On Sunday afternoon he saw him walking about in the passage downstairs, and about an hour later, hearing groans, he went upstairs to the bathroom, where he found his father on the floor bleeding badly from an extensive throat wound. He had not heard his father threaten to take his life. Dr. J. Camac, of Church Gresley, said that Mr. Harrison was lying in a pool of blood. The throat wound was six inches long and extended to the spine. Death occurred within seven minutes and efforts at artificial respiration were of no avail. Dr. Camac added that he had been treating Harrison for insomnia and latterly for influenza. He agreed with the Coroner that such cases frequently led to depression. On the previous Wednesday Mr. Harrison had appeared quite cheerful, the doctor said.
"Police-constable Ayre stated that he found a razor in the wash basin."
- Tuesday, 14 February 1939, The Derby Evening Telegraph
Funeral 16 February 1939 in Church Gresley
"Many affectionate tributes were paid to the memory of Mr. George Harrison, the former Preston North End player, licensee of the Rising Sun Inn, Church Gresley, Burton-on-Trent, at the funeral yesterday. Among the floral tributes were wreaths from the chairman, directors and players of Preston North End FC and and the Preston branch of the Scots Guards Association. Mr J. Blundell represented the Preston branch of the Scots Guards Association"
- Friday, 17 February 1939, The Lancashire Daily Post


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

Playing Career

Club(s) Began his junior career with his local club Gresley Rovers FC. He signed for Leicester Fosse FC in 1901. Everton FC got his signature on 30 April 1913, along with Robert Thomson. He joined Scottish side, Rangers FC, on 30 December 1914 on loan, from where he joined the army as member of the Scots Guards, where he was gassed. After 190 league appearances and seventeen goals, he joined Preston North End FC on 30 November 1923. He was granted a free transfer on 30 April 1931. Blackpool FC signed Harrison on 10 November 1931 and he retired a year later.
Club honours Football League Champions 1914-15;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 7", 11st. 7lbs [1917]. 5' 8", 12st. 7lbs [1926].


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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 414th players (420) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 126, 21 May 1921, Belgium 0 England 2, an end-of-season tour match at Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Sint-Jans Molenbeek, Bruxelles, aged 28 years 307 days.
Last match No. 127, 22 October 1921, Ireland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 29 years 96 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1921-22;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Died seven days after Cecil Wingfield-Stratford

Beyond England

A licensee in Preston, and at The Rising Sun in Church Gresley. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.121/122.


Jud Harrison - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Pens Capt. Disc.
2 1 180 0 0 min 0 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.


Jud Harrison - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Away 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1


Jud Harrison - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1


Jud Harrison - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1921-22 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0


Jud Harrison - Match History
 Club: Everton F.C. - 2 full appearances

F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 28
1 126 21 May 1921 - Belgium 0 England 2, Stade du Daring Club de Bruxelles, Bruxelles Fr AW Start ? ol
Age 29
2 127 22 October 1921 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start ol