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Percy Walters

Oxford University AFC & Old Carthusians FC
& Corinthians FC


13 appearances, 0 goals

P 13 W 8 D 3 L 2 F 41: A 14
73% successful

1885-90

disciplined: none
captaincies:
four
minutes played:
1170

Profile

Full name Lieutenant Percy Melmoth Walters
Born 30 September 1863 in Epsom Road, Ewell, Surrey [registered in Epsom, December 1863].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Percy is the third of seven children, including Arthur, to William M. and Marion E., living at Epsom Road in Ewell. His father is a solicitor. They have six servants.

According to the 1881 census, Percy is a private pupil living-in with the Hume family at 40 Carisbrooke Road in Hastings, along with six servants. The head of the household is Francis Hume, a Curate of St Magdalene and private tutor.
According to Rate Books, from 1888 to 1891, Percy was renting chambers at 9 New Square in St Clement Danes, Westminster. 

According to the 1891 census, Percy M. is a barrister/solicitor, who is staying at the Bay Hotel in Seaford, Eastbourne.

According to the 1901 census, Percy M. is now married to Alice H. and they live at Malden House, Malden in Kingston, with two servants. He remains a barrister at law.

According to the 1911 census, Percy, still married and still a barrister of law, lives at .Crampshaw End in Ashtead, along with three servants.

Married to Alice Homfray Bonnin [registered in Epsom, September 1896].
Died 6 October 1936, in Ashtead, Surrey, aged 73 years 6 days [registered in Surrey Mid Eastern, December 1936]. Buried in Ashtead
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Charterhouse School, and although he did not play football there, he did earn his blue with Oxford University AFC in 1885, also starred 54 times with the Corinthians FC team beginning in his last year at Oxford up until 1890.  Left the university to play also with Old Carthusians 1885-95; He did retire in 1893 for a short period, due to a fatal accident to his younger brother. At some point, also played for East Sheen FC and Epsom FC, also representing Surrey FA;
Club honours FA Amateur Cup winners 1894-95;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played one cricket match for Oxford University against the MCC, May 1885;

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 115th players (116) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back, left-back
First match No. 23, 28 February 1885, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Manchester Football Ground, Whalley Range, Manchester, aged 21 years 151 days.
Last match No. 40, 5 April 1890, Scotland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow, aged 26 years 187 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1884-85, 1885-86, 1886-87, 1887-88, 1888-89, 1889-90;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86, 1889-90, winners 1887-88;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Brother of Arthur Walters;

Beyond England

F.A. International Select Committee member in 1886, and an F.A. vice-President 1891-92. Became Lieutenant in the 3rd Surrey Rifles in June 1886.  Qualified as a barrister and called to the bar in 1888. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.259.

 

Percy Walters - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
13 13 13 1170 0 0 min 0 four 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.

 

Percy Walters - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 6 3 1 2 17 8 +9 0 2 2.833 1.333 58.3 +1
Away 7 5 2 0 24 6 +18 0 1 3.429 0.857 85.7 +5
All - British Championship 13 8 3 2 41 14 +27 0 3 3.154 1.077 73.1 +6

 

Percy Walters - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1884-85 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 0 1 2.50 0.50 75.0 +1
BC 1885-86 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1.00 83.3 +2
BC 1886-87 2 1 0 1 6 3 +3 0 1 3.00 1.50 50.0 =0
BC 1887-88 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC 1888-89 2 1 0 1 6 4 +2 0 0 3.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1889-90 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
BC All 13 8 3 2 41 14 +27 0 3 3.154 1.077 73.1 +6
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 13 8 3 2 41 14 +27 0 3 3.154 1.077 73.1 +6
All 13 8 3 2 41 14 +27 0 3 3.154 1.077 73.1 +6

 

Percy Walters - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 7 full capsx

 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. & Old Carthusians F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 21
1 23 28 February 1885 - England 4 Ireland 0, Manchester Football Ground, Manchester BC HW Start rb
2 25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Oval, Kennington HD Start rb
 Club: Old Carthusians F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 11 full caps  
Age 22
3 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC HW Captain rb
4 27 27 March 1886 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD Start rb
5 28 29 March 1886 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start lb
Age 23
6 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Oval, Kennington BC HW Start rb
7 31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn HL Start rb
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 6 full capsx

Age 24
8 33 17 March 1888 - Scotland 0 England 5, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start rb
9 34 7 April 1888 - Ireland 1 England 5, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast AW Start lb
Age 25
10 35 23 February 1889 - England 4 Wales 1, Victoria Ground, Stoke-upon-Trent BC HW Captain rb
11 37 13 April 1889 - England 2 Scotland 3, The Oval, Kennington HL Captain rb
Age 26
12 38 15 March 1890 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Captain rb
13 40 5 April 1890 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD Start rb

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