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Charles Smith
Crystal Palace FC

1 cap 0 goals
0% successful
1876
disciplined: none
captaincies: none
minutes played: 90


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Charles Smith Profile

Full name Charles Eastlake Smith
Popular name Charles Smith [signed himself in the 1881 census as Charles E. Smith]
Born  1850 in Colombo, Ceylon; [married in the Lewisham district of London in 1880]
Died 10 January 1917 in Bromley, London, aged 66.
Height/Weight -

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Rossall School 1869-70l; played his football with Crystal Palace FC and Wanderers FC; also represented Surrey FA.
Club honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 34th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward;
Only match No. 5, 4 March 1876, Scotland 3 England 0, friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow.  Aged 25/26 years.
Major tournaments None.
Team honours None.
Individual honours None.
Distinctions None.
Notes Cousin of Gilbert Smith.

Beyond England

Served on the FA Committee 1875-76. He was an Insurance Clerk, according to the 1881 census. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1971). Hatton Press, p.226./FindMyPast.com

 

Charles Smith - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Gls Avg
min
Capt. Disc.
1 1 90 0 min 0 None

 

Charles Smith - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1

 

Charles Smith - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Friendly 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1
All 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1

 

Charles Smith - Match History
Club: Crystal Palace F.C. - 1 full cap
Coach: F.A. Committee - 1 full cap
1 5

04-Mar-1876

Scotland 3 England 0 The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow Fr AL Start n/a

Notes

[Biographical sketch to come]

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