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Bert Lipsham

Sheffield United FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 0: A 0
50% successful

1902

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

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Full name Herbert Broughall Lipsham
Born 29 April 1878 in Chester, Cheshire [registered in Chester, June 1878].
Attended King's School in Chester

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Herbert is the eight of nine children (six of them sons) to Frederick and Eleanor S.. He also has a half-sister. Along with an aunt and servant, they live at 20 Chichester Street in Chester. His father is an accountant and auditor.

According to the 1891 census, there are three more children in the family, and although the older ones have left, Herbert is now the sixth of the ten children, now living at 17 Pepper Street in Chester, accompanied by an aunt. His father remains an accountant.

According to the 1901 census, Herbert is a professional football lodging at 111 Cemetary Road in Ecclesall Bierlow. He is one of two lodgers living with David and Mary Coutts and their family.

According to the 1911 census, Herbert is a Millwall FC professional footballer, now married to Alice, with two sons, Herbert William and Leslie, and a mother-in-law. They live at 19 Pulborough Road in Southfields in Wandsworth.
According to Passenger Lists, Herbert Lipsham was a manager on 14 June 1923, as the Montcalm left Liverpool for Quebec. He and his wife, courtesy of Canadian Railways, were emigrating to Canada.

Married to Alice Burkimsher [registered in Ecclesall Bierlow, March 1903].
Died 1932 in York, Ontario, Canada, aged 53/54 years x days [registration not found]. Died as a result of a train crash, having already lost his hand in a sawmill accident.
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 0lbs [1901].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Assisted St Oswald's FC and Chester SA FC before joining Crewe Alexandra FC in 1898. Then Sheffield United FC in February 1900. Joined Fulham FC in 1907/08. Before joining Millwall Athletic FC in the 1910 close season, becoming the player-manager in 1913.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1900-01, winners 1901-02;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances), Southern League (two appearances).
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Appointed player-manager of Millwall Athletic FC in 1913. Coached West Norwood FC in August 1921, becoming manager of Northfleet FC in 1922 until early 1923.

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 270th player (274) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 74, 3 March 1902, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 23 years 308 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1901-02
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He also had a tobacconist shop at 142 Bramall Lane. Lipsham was a member of the first management committee of the PFA and later moved to Canada in 1923 where he became involved in the development of football. It was reported in the newspapers that Lipsham lost his right hand in a sawmill in Toronto. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.158.

 

Bert Lipsham - 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.

 

Bert Lipsham - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Bert Lipsham - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1907-08 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 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 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Bert Lipsham - Match History
 Club: Sheffield United F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Select Commitee - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 74 3 March 1902 - Wales 0 England 0, The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AD Start ol

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