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Harry Hibbs

Birmingham FC

25 caps, 26 goals against
10 clean sheets, 2 penalties conceded, 1 saved

P 25 W 16 D 4 L 5 F x: A 26
72% successful

1929-36

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2250

Profile

Full name Edward Henry Hibbs
Born 27 May 1906 in Wilnecote, Tamworth, Staffordshire [registered as Edward Henry in Tamworth, September 1906].

Census Notes

According to the 1911 census, Harry was one of two children to Harry and Matilda. His father was a loader in the coal mines, and the four of them lived with Harry senior's widowed mother, Hibb's grandmother, Martha. They live at 283 Watling Street in Wilnecote.
According to passenger lists, Hibbs, along with other footballers, was part of a tour of South Africa that returned to Southampton on 5 August 1929 from Cape Town on board the SS Arundel Castle. His address was stated as Quarry Mill in Tamworth.
He was also one of eighteen footballers on an FA Tour, courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, had left the port of Liverpool on 11 May 1931, bound for Montreal, Canada, on the Duchess of Richmond. They returned from Quebec, arriving at Southampton on 23 July 1931, on board the Empress of Britain. He was living at 'Mayfield' in Watling Street, Wilnecote
.

Married if Hibbs did marry, then his wife was Vera M. Jones [registered as Henry E. in Atherstone, Warwickshire, March 1930].
Died 23 April 1984 in Hatfield, aged 77 years x days [registered as Henry Edward in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, April 1984].
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 12st. 2lbs [1931].

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 Cousin of Harold Pearson

Source

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

England Career

Player number xth player to appear for England. 61st goalkeeper to appear
Position(s) x
First match No. x, aged 23 years 177 days.
Last match No. x, aged 29 years 253 days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours FA Tour of South Africa 1929; FA Tour of Canada 1931;
Distinctions x

Beyond England

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

 

Name - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - - - - min - - 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.

 

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

 

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

 

Name - 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 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

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

 

Name - Match History
 Club:   F.C. - x full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
1 - x - x, x x x x x

Notes

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