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Alf Quantrill

Derby County FC

4 appearances, 1 goal

P 4 W 2 D 1 L 1 F 8: A 6
63% successful

1920-21

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Alfred Edward Quantrill
Born 22 January 1897 as a British Subject in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan [no registration in the UK].

Census Notes

Alfred is not on the 1901 or 1911 census', although we know that he was the youngest of four children to James N. and Mary Ann (née Digweed). His father is a driver for the Royal Artillery.

According to his WWI Service Records, his address was Chatsworth House, 38 Bedford Place, Russell Square in London. He was a clerk/solicitor for Derbyshire County Council at the time of his enlistment. Although his medical history states him as a professional footballer.
The 1932 Edition of Kelly's Directory places A.E. Quantrill at 29 North Side in Derby.

Married to Hetty Winifred Bloomer [registered in Derby, June 1921] Hetty's father is Steve Bloomer. Two children, Patricia M. (1923) and Alan E.S. (1928).
Died 19 April 1968 in Trefriw, Caernarvonshire, Wales, aged 71 years x days [registered in x].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 9st. 9lbs [1915].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Boston Swifts FC, Bolton Wanderers FC turned him down, so Derby County FC picked up his signature.
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 390th players (394) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 121, 15 March 1920, England 1 Wales 2, a British Championship match at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, London, aged 23 years 53 days.
Last match No. 124, 14 March 1921, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 24 years 52 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1919-20, 1920-21;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Part of the 5th Dragoon Guards of the Derbyshire Yeomanry, enlisted 31 May 1915, discharged 2 May 1919, during which he contracted Malaria in 1916. Remarkably, he forfeited a day's pay after breaking Regiment rules, he was talking after lights out (13 June 1916). - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Alf Quantrill - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 4 4 360 1 360 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.

 

Alf Quantrill - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 3 2 0 1 8 6 +2 0 1 2.333 2.00 66.7 +1
Away 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All - British Championship 4 2 1 1 8 6 +2 1 2 2.00 1.50 62.5 +1

 

Alf Quantrill - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1919-20 2 1 0 1 6 6 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
BC 1920-21 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 1 2 1.00 0.00 75.0 +1
BC All 4 2 1 1 8 6 +2 1 2 2.00 1.50 62.5 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 4 2 1 1 8 6 +2 1 2 2.00 1.50 62.5 +1
All 4 2 1 1 8 6 +2 1 2 2.00 1.50 62.5 +1

 

Alf Quantrill - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full capsx

Age 23
1 121 15 March 1920 - England 1 Wales 2, Arsenal Stadium, Highbury BC HL Start ol
2 122 10 April 1920 - England 5 Scotland 4, Hillsborough, Sheffield HW Start ol
3 123 23 October 1920 - England 2 Ireland 0, Roker Park, Sunderland BC HW Start ol
Age 24
4 124 14 March 1921 - Wales 0 England 0, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start ol

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