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Albert Quixall

Sheffield Wednesday FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 5 W 2 D 1 L 2 F 13: A 10
*(actual F 12: A 8)
50% successful

1953-57

captain: none
minutes played:
411

Timeline

  Albert Quixall (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Birth 9 August 1933 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Sheffield, September 1933].
 

According to the Passenger Notes, Albert Quixall was one of many Manchester United footballers that arrived in New York on board the Queen Mary on 20 June 1960. His address was stated as 14 Hortree Road in Stretford.
According to British Phone Books, Albert was living at 14 Hortree Road from at least 1959, Tel. No. LONgford 3082. From at least 1971, he had moved to 2 Warwick Court, on Warwick Road South, Stretford, Tel No 061 881 9325, until at least 1982.

Marriage to Jeanette Dunston [registered in Sheffield, March 1956].
Death Thursday, 12 November 2020 in Glossop, aged 87 years 95 days

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Sheffield and junior football with Meynell Youth Club, also in Sheffield. Joined Sheffield Wednesday FC on amateur forms in 1948 close season. Quixall turned professional on 25 August 1950. After 241 league appearances and 63 goals, he became a Manchester United FC player on 18 September 1958, after they paid a new British record transfer fee of £45,000, beating a rival bid from Sunderland AFC. Interest from Newcastle United FC and Middlesbrough FC in late 1961 failed to materialise into a transfer. After a return of fity goals in 165 league appearances, Oldham Athletic FC then paid £7000 for Quixall on 8 September 1964, making 37 league appearances, scoring eleven goals. Joined Stockport County FC in July 1966, but was forced to retire because of injury in February 1967, making just thirteen league appearances, but joined Altrincham FC later in the year for a brief spell, three league appearances.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1951-52, 1955-56; Division One runners-up 1958-59, 1963-64; FA Cup winners 1962-63; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1963;
Individual honours Football League (four appearances)
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 7½", 11st. 5lbs [1957].

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 721st players (721) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right/left
First match No. 281, 10 October 1953, Wales 1 England 4, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 20 years 62 days.
Last match No. 297, 22 May 1955, Portugal 3 England 1, an end-of-season final tour match at Estádio do Futebol Clube do Porto, Avenida Fernão de Magalhães, Oporto, (substitute 39th min); aged 21 years 286 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1954;
British Championship
1953-54;
Team honours British Championship winners 1953-54;
Individual honours England Schoolboy (two appearances, 1948), England B (three appearances, 1953-54), England U23 (one appearance, 1956)
Distinctions At the beginning of 1953, Quixall became the youngest England B Internationalist, aged 19 years 192 days
Quixall was the second substitute to be used by England, five years and four days after the first.
Died two days after Tony Waiters

Beyond England

Went into business as a Manchester scrap metal merchant. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.201.

 

Albert Quixall - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 5 2 4 1 0 411 0 0 min 0 none 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.

 

Albert Quixall - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 7 4 +3 0 0 3.50 2.00 75.0 +1
Away 3 1 1 1 6 6 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All - White 5 2 1 2 13 10 +3 0 0 2.60 2.00 50.0 =0

 

Albert Quixall - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
British Championship 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup preliminaries and British Championship are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.
Friendly 3 0 1 2 6 8 -2 0 0 2.00 2.667 16.7 -2
All 5 2 1 2 13 10 +3 0 0 2.60 2.00 50.0 =0

 

Albert Quixall - Match Record - Tournament Matches

World Cup Preliminary Competition

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP/BC 1953-54 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
WCP All 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/WCP 1953-54 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC All 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
Note that the 1953-54 records of the World Cup preliminaries and British Championship are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.
All 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
Match History

 Club: Sheffield Wednesday F.C. - five full appearances (411 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - five full appearances (411 min)x


Age 19
1 b 11 March 1953 - Scotland 2 England 2, Easter Road, Edinburgh Fr AD   8

Age 20
1 281 10 October 1953 - Wales 1 England 4
Ninian Park, Cardiff
BC/
WCP
AW   8
2 282 21 October 1953 - England 4 Rest of the World 4
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HD   10
3 283 11 November 1953 - England 3 Ireland 1
Goodison Park, Liverpool
BC/
WCP
HW   8
286 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd
tour
AL party member
2 b 16 May 1954 - Yugoslavia 2 England 1, Centralni Stadion, Ljubljana AL   8
287 23 May 1954 - Hungary 7 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest AL party member
3 b 23 May 1954 - Switzerland 2 England 0, St. Jakob Park, Basel AL   8
288 17 June 1954 - Belgium 4 England 4, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel
WCF
ND party member
16
289 20 June 1954 - England 2 Switzerland 0, Wankdorfstadion, Bern AW
290 26 June 1954 - Uruguay 4 England 2, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel NL

Age 21
295 15 May 1955 - France 1 England 0, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris
tour
AW unused sub
4 296 18 May 1955 - Spain 1 England 1
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
AD   10
5 297 22 May 1955 - Portugal 3 England 1
Estádio do FC Porto, Oporto
AL (1-1) 39

Age 22
1 u23 8 February 1956 - England 3 Scotland 1, Hillsborough, Sheffield Fr HW   8

Age 23
312 8 May 1957 - England 5 Republic of Ireland 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley
WCP
HW
reserve
313 15 May 1957 - Denmark 1 England 4, Idrætsparken, København AW
314 19 May 1957 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 1, Dalymount Park, Dublin AD
   

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