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George Hunt

Tottenham Hotspur FC

3 appearances, 1 debut goal

P 3 W 1 D 1 L 1 F 6: A 3
50% successful

1933-34

disciplined: none
Captain:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name George Samuel Hunt
Born 22 February 1910 in Mexborough, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Doncaster, June 1910].

Census Notes

Cannot be found on either the 1911 census or the 1939 register.

Died 19 September 1996, aged 86 years 210 days [registered in Bolton, September 1996]. A tragic sufferer of Alzheimer's.
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 4lbs [1933].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football with the Regent Street Congregationals in the Barnsley District League. In three seasons, he scored 146 goals, fourteen of them hat-tricks, from where he had an unsuccessful trials with Barnsley FC and Sheffield United FC, Chesterfield FC also played him for a couple of 'A' matches during 1928-29. The Saltergate club then beat United to signed Hunt as a centre-forward on 13 September 1929. After fourteen Third Division North appearances and nine goals, as well 25 goals in 28 Midland League appearances, he then signed for Tottenham Hotspur FC on 6 June 1930 for a 'substantial fee'. Hitting 124 goals in 185 league outings, before being one of a few to join rivals, Arsenal FC, on 1 October 1937 for another 'substantial fee', turning him into an inside-forward. However, within seven weeks, Sunderland AFC made an attempt to sign Hunt, the deal was rejected. However, after eighteen league appearances and three goals, he joined Bolton Wanderers on transfer deadline day, 16 March 1938, for about 5000, and made 45 league appearances, scoring 24 goals, either side of the war, during which he aided Rochdale AFC in 1941. Shaw joined Sheffield Wednesday FC on 7 November 1946, and after 32 league appearances, he scored eight goals, before retiring in May 1948.
Club honours Football League Division Two runners-up 1932-33; Division One Champions 1937-38; Football League War Cup winners 1945;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became 578th players (579) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 185, 1 April 1933, Scotland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Glasgow, aged 23 years 38 days.
Last match No. 187, 20 May 1933, Switzerland 0 England 4, an end-of-season tour match at Stadion Neufeld, Neufeld, Bern, aged 23 years 87 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1932-33;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After hanging up his boots, Hunt returned to Bolton Wanderers FC and became a member of the coaching staff, serving as a coach, scout and assistant trainer, untilSeptember 1968. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.140/141.

 

George Hunt - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 3 1 270 1 270 min 1 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.

 

George Hunt - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

George Hunt - 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 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
Friendly 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 0 1 2.50 0.50 75.0 +1
All 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 0 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0

 

George Hunt - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1932-33 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 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 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1

 

George Hunt - Match History

 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

Coach: F.A. International Selection Committee - three full appearances (270 min)x


Age 23
1 185 1 April 1933 - Scotland 2 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AL Start 30 cf
2 186 13 May 1933 - Italy 1 England 1, Stadio NPNF, Roma tour AD Start cf
3 187 20 May 1933 - Switzerland 0 England 4, Stadion Neufeld, Bern AW Start cf
  

Age 24
195 14 November 1934 - England 3 Italy 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury Fr HW withdrawn replacement
  

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