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Arthur Milton

Arsenal FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 2: A 2
50% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


  Clement Arthur Milton
Birth 10 March 1928 in Bedminster, Bristol, Gloucestershire [registered in Bristol, June 1928]. To William Clement and Violet (née Cryer).
Marriage to Joan A. Gore [registered in Hatfield, Herts., September 1953].
Death 25 April 2007 in Bristol, aged 79 years 46 days


Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &
Biographies Arthur Milton: A biography of England's most successful double international - Frank Garrick (10 February 2013)

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Bristol before joining Arsenal FC on amateur forms in 1945, turning professional in July 1946. Returned to his native Bristol City FC in February 1955 for £4,000. £2,000 of which was refunded on his retirement the following year, at the age of 27.
Club honours Football League Champions 1952-53;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played for Gloucestershire CC 1948-74 (585 matches)
Height/Weight 5' 8½", 10st. 0lbs [1951].


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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 713th players (713) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
Only match No. 268, 28 November 1951, England 2 Austria 2, a friendly match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 23 years 263 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (withdrew, 1953)
Distinctions The last player to make full appearances for England at cricket (six tests) and football.
The tenth Gloucestershirian to represent England.
Died the same day as Alan Ball and eighteen days after Brian Miller.

Beyond England

Employed as a postman. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.175.

The Numbers
parties Appearances minutes captain
1 1 90 0 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.
1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2 2 50 =0
his only match was played at a home venue, it was a friendly match, and played in a white shirt
Match History
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - one full appearance (90 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - one full appearance (90 min)x

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

Age 23
1 268 28 November 1951 - England 2 Austria 2
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HD   7

one of two who became the 713th player (713) to appear for England.
the 22nd Arsenal player to represent England.

Age 25 B  
withdrew - Scotland March 1953