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Doug Holden

Bolton Wanderers FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 5 W 1 D 1 L 3 F 5: A 10
*(actual F 5: A 10)
30% successful

1959

captain: none
minutes played:
417

Timeline

  Albert Douglas Holden (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Birth 28 September 1930 in Manchester, Lancashire [registered in Manchester South, December 1930].
Marriage to Anne P. Hurst [registered in Manchester, June 1962].
Death Wednesday, 7 April 2021 in Woodford Green, aged 90 years 191 days
Funeral 12 noon, Wednesday, 14 May 2021 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 133 Coppetts Road, Muswell Hill, buried in Mill Hill cemetery, 89 Milespit Hill.

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Started his career playing schoolboy football in Manchester, and playing for Manchester YMCA. Signed amateur forms with Bolton Wanderers FC in 1948, turning professional in May 1949. Preston North End FC signed Holden for £8000 on 13 November 1962. Following a free transfer on 30 April 1965, Holden emigrated to Australia the following month and picked up his playing career with Hakoah FC the same month, a Sydney-based club, until 1968.
League honours
509 appearances 52 goals
Bolton Wanderers FC 1951-62 419 appearances, 39 goals
debut: 10 November 1951 Liverpool FC 1 Bolton Wanderers FC 1.
Preston North End FC 1962-65 ninety appearances, thirteen goals
debut (division two): Sunderland AFC 2 Preston North End FC 1.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1952-53 (8 apps, 2 gls), 1963-64 (8, 1gl); winners 1957-58 (7);
FA Charity Shield winners 1958;
Football League Division One fourth place 1958-59 (37, 2gls);
Division Two third place 1963-64 (39, 6gls).
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 10st. 8½lbs [1959].

Source

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

England Career

Player number 776th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside left/right
First match No. 329, 11, April 1959, England 1 Scotland 0, a British Championship match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley Park, London, aged 28 years 195 days.
Last match No. 333, 24 May 1959, Mexico 2 England 1, an end-of-season tour match at Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Ciudad Universitaria, Ciudad de México, substituted (68), aged 28 years 238 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1958-59;
Team honours British Championship shared 1958-59;
Individual honours England Youth (one badge, 1949)
Distinctions Played in the second season of youth internationals, making him the earliest under-18 to earn a full cap, however, not the first.
Holden was picked to play for the Australian B side, against AS Roma, 13 June 1966.
Died eleven days after Derek Ufton and sixteen days after Frank Worthington.

Beyond England

After coaching Hakoah FC from 1968-69, and then Auburn FC the following season, Holden returned to England in November 1970, and had a coaching position at Grimsby Town FC from January 1971. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.133/134.

 

The Numbers
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on unused minutes goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 5 1 5 ▲0
▼1
0 417 0 none none 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.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
5 1 1 3 5 10 -5 1 1 1.00 2.00 30.0 -2

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 3 0 0 3 2 8 -6 1 0 0.667 2.667 0.00 -3

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 4 1 1 2 4 6 -2 1 1 1.00 1.50 37.5 -1
Blue 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 4 0 1 3 4 10 -6 1 0 1.00 2.50 12.5 -3

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1958-59 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Match History

 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - five full appearances (417 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - five full appearances (417 min)x


Age 28
1 329 11 April 1959 - England 1 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 11
2 330 6 May 1959 - England 2 Italy 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 11
3 331 13 May 1959 - Brazil 2 England 0, Estádio Municipal, Rio tour AL Start 11
4 332 17 May 1959 - Peru 4 England 1, Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima AL Start 11
5 333 24 May 1959 - Mexico 2 England 1, Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Ciudad de México AL Start ▼57 7
334 28 May 1959 - United States 1 England 8, Wrigley Field, Los Angeles AW squad member

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