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Jimmy Sayer
Stoke FC

1 cap, 0 goals
100% successful
1887
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 90


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Jimmy Sayer Profile

Full name James Sayer
Popular name Jimmy Sayer
Nicknames The Greyhound [one of the fastest wingers in his day, nickname dubbed by Stoke fans]
Born Sometime in the middle of 1862, in Mexborough, South Yorkshire; [birth registered in September 1863 in Rotherham, which puts his birthdate between July and September 1863]
Died 1 February 1922, aged 59;
Height/Weight -

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Mexborough FC, before joining Sheffield Heeley FC, and Wednesday FC.  Eventually joined Stoke FC;
Club honours None.
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 134th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right;
Only match No. 29, 17 March 1884, England 7 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield, aged 24;
Major tournaments British Championship 1886-87;
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Sayer was secretary of a Stoke pottery company. He later became the director of Fielding Ltd. (manufacturer of Devon ceramics). - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.217.

 

Jimmy Sayer - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Gls Av. min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 None None

 

Jimmy Sayer - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Jimmy Sayer - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Jimmy Sayer - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1886-87 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC Total 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
BC All 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Jimmy Sayer - Match History
Club: Stoke F.C. - 1 full cap
Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full cap
1 29

05-Feb-1887

England 7 Ireland 0 Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield BC HW Start n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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