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Maurice Norman

Tottenham Hotspur FC

23 appearances, 0 goals

P 23 W 11 D 6 L 6 F 57: A 35
61% successful

1957-64

captain: none
minutes played:
2070

Timeline

  Maurice Norman
Birth 8 May 1934 in Mulbarton, Norfolk [registered in Henstead, June 1934].
Marriage to Jacqueline F. Knight, at Northaw Church, Northaw [registered in Hatfield, March 1961].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played for Norfolk Schools and started with local junior side, Mulbarton FC and Wymondham Minors FC. Joined Norwich City FC on amateur forms in 1951, turning professional in September 1952. He made just 35 league appearances when Tottenham Hotspur FC signed him in November 1955 for a £17,250 transfer fee, plus Irish international Johnny Gavin. He retired through injury in 1967 after another 357 league appearances and sixteen goals. He had suffered a double fracture of the tibia and fibula in a Spurs friendly in November 1965.
Club honours Football League Champions 1960-61; FA Cup winners 1960-61, 1961-62; European Cup Winners Cup winners 1962-63;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions x
Height/Weight 6' 1", 12st. 2lbs [1963].

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 804th players (805) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
First match No. 358, 20 May 1962, Peru 0 England 4, a friendly match at Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima, aged 28 years 12 days.
Last match No. 386, 9 December 1964, Netherlands 1 England 1, a friendly match at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, aged 30 years 215 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958, 1962; British Championship 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65;
Team honours British Championship shared 1963-64, winners 1964-65;
Individual honours England U23 (one appearance, February 1956), England B (two appearances, May 1957)
Distinctions The fourth Norfolkian to represent England

Beyond England

After his enforced retirement, Norman became an assistant manager at a North London garage. Later on, along with his wife, he opened a wool shop at Frinton-on-Sea, where he also worked as a gardener. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.185.


The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps unused/
reserve
minutes captain
- 23 10 0 2070 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.

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 7 3 3 1 17 11 +6 0 0 2.429 1.571 64.3 +2
Away 10 7 1 2 34 16 +18 1 3 3.40 1.60 75.0 +5
Neutral 6 1 2 3 6 8 -2 2 1 1.00 1.333 33.3 -2
All 23 11 6 6 57 35 +22 3 4 2.478 1.522 60.9 +5

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 16 7 4 5 34 28 +6 1 1 2.125 1.75 56.3 +2
Red 7 4 2 1 23 7 +16 2 3 3.286 1.00 71.4 +3
All 23 11 6 6 57 35 +22 3 4 2.478 1.522 60.9 +5

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
World Cup 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1

ENC

1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
European Nations Cup 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
British Championship 5 3 0 2 17 9 +8 1 1 2.40 1.80 60.0 +1
Minor Tournament 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
Friendly 10 7 3 0 32 12 +20 0 2 3.20 1.20 85.0 +7
All 23 11 6 6 57 35 +22 3 4 2.478 1.522 60.9 +5

 

Maurice Norman - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1962 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
WCF All 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
European Nations Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ENP 1962-64 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
ENP All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1962-63 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC 1963-64 3 2 0 1 12 4 +8 1 1 4.00 1.333 66.7 +1
BC 1964-65 1 1 0 0 4 3 +1 0 0 4.00 3.00 100.0 +1
BC All 5 3 0 2 17 9 +8 1 1 2.40 1.80 60.0 +1
Minor Tournaments/Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Taça das Nações 1964 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
Minor T/C All 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 4 1 1 2 5 6 -1 1 1 1.25 1.50 42.9 -1
EC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 5 3 0 2 17 9 +8 1 1 2.40 1.80 60.0 +1
TC 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1 0 0.667 2.333 16.7 -2
All 13 4 3 4 25 23 +2 3 2 1.923 1.769 50.0 =0

Match History

 
Age 21 under 23  
one appearance - Scotland February 1956.
 

 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 23 full appearances (2070 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - six full appearances (540 min)x

apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

Age 23
312 8 May 1957 - England 5 Republic of Ireland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley WCP HW standby
party member
   
B  
two appearances - Romania 26 May & Czechoslovakia 30 May 1957

Age 24
319 7 May 1958 - England 2 Portugal 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW reserve
320 11 May 1958 - Yugoslavia 5 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd
tour
AL
reserve
321 18 May 1958 - USSR 1 England 1, Lenin Stadium, Moskva AD
 
WCF
reserve chb 16x
322 8 June 1958 - England 2 USSR 2, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg ND
party member
323 11 June 1958 - Brazil 0 England 0, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg ND
324 15 June 1958 - Austria 2 England 2, Ryavallen Stadion, Borås ND
325 17 June 1958 - USSR 1 England 0, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg NL
   

””
Age 26
Maurice Norman was a member of the Anfield get-together on 6-8 February 1961.
   

Age 28
1 358 20 May 1962 - Peru 0 England 4
Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima
Fr AW   5

one of two who became the 804th player (805) to appear for England.
 

 
WCF
centre half 15x
2 359 31 May 1962 - Hungary 2 England 1
Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua
NL  
3 360 2 June 1962 - Argentina 1 England 3
Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua
NW  
4 361 7 June 1962 - Bulgaria 0 England 0
Estadio Braden Copper Co., Rancagua
ND  
5 362 10 June 1962 - Brazil 3 England 1
Estádio Municipal, Viña del Mar
NL  
6 363 3 October 1962 - England 1 France 1
Hillsborough, Sheffield
ENP HD   5
  

  manager: Alf Ramsey - seventeen full appearances (1530 min)x

7 367 6 April 1963 - England 1 Scotland 2
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HL   5

Age 29
8 368 8 May 1963 - England 1 Brazil 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HD   5
9 369 29 May 1963 - Czechoslovakia 2 England 4
Tehelné pole, Bratislava

tour
AW   5
10 370 2 June 1963 - GDR 1 England 2
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
AW   5
371 5 June 1963 - Switzerland 1 England 8, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel AW party member
11 372 12 October 1963 - Wales 0 England 4
Ninian Park, Cardiff
BC AW   5
12 373 23 October 1963 - England 2 Rest of the World 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW   5
13 374 20 November 1963 - England 8 Northern Ireland 3
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HW   5
14 375 11 April 1964 - Scotland 1 England 0
Hampden Park, Glasgow
BC AL   5
15 376 6 May 1964 - England 2 Uruguay 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW   5

Age 30
16 377 17 May 1964 - Portugal 3 England 4
Estadio Nacional, Lisboa

tour
AW   5
378 24 May 1964 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 3, Dalymount Park, Dublin AW party member
17 379 27 May 1964 - United States 0 England 10
Downing Stadium, New York City
AW   5
18 380 30 May 1964 - Brazil 5 England 1
Estádio Municipal, Rio

TC
AL   5
19 381 4 June 1964 - England 1 Portugal 1
Estádio Municipal, Rio
ND   5
20 382 6 June 1964 - Argentina 1 England 0
Estádio Municipal, Rio
NL   5

 

21 383 3 October 1964 - Northern Ireland 3 England 4
Windsor Park, Belfast
BC AW   5
22 384 21 October 1964 - England 2 Belgium 2
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HD   5
  
23 386 9 December 1964 - Netherlands 1 England 1
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Fr AD   5
  

  

 
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