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Johnny Wheeler Bolton Wanderers FC, Liverpool FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
100% successful

1952-58

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  John Edward Wheeler
Birth 26 July 1928 in Crosby, Liverpool, Lancashire [registered in West Derby, September 1928]. To Albert Edward and Emily (née Moran)
  The 1939 register for John Wheeler is still closed.
In 2002, he and Freda were living at Croft Avenue in Ormskirk.
Marriage to Freda Ellen Rae [registered in Crosby, March 1952]. Freda died 11 October 2007
Death 15 November 2019 at 1b Mill Lane, Hesketh Bank in Preston, Lancashire, aged 91 years 112 days.
Source Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &
Club Career
Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 2lbs [1958].
Source Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].
England Career
Player number One of seven who became the 734th players (736) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 291, 2 October 1954, Northern Ireland 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast, aged 26 years 68 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958 (provisional squad); British Championship 1954-55;
Team honours British Championship winners 1954-55;
Individual honours England B (five appearances, 1952-56)
Distinctions The 130th Lancastrian to represent England
Beyond England
x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.
 
 
The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes Goals Captain
3 1 1 90 0 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.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Match Record

Venue, Colour and Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
White uniform
British Championship
1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Tournament Record

 
British Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1954-55 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1954-55 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

Match History
 
 Club: Bolton Wanderers F.C. - one full appearance (90 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - one full appearance (90 min)x
Age 23 B  
two appearances - Netherlands, March 1952, France, May 1952

Age 26
1 291 2 October 1954 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2
Windsor Park, Belfast
BC AW   4
  

B  
one appearance - West Germany, March 1955
Age 27  
two appearances - Yugoslavia, October 1955, Scotland, February 1956

303 9 May 1956 - England 4 Brazil 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW replacement unused sub
304 16 May 1956 - Sweden 0 England 0, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna
tour
AD
unused sub
305 20 May 1956 - Finland 1 England 5, Olympiastadion, Helsinki AW
306 26 May 1956 - West Germany 1 England 3, Olympiastadion, Berlin AW
  

 Club: Liverpool F.C. - no full appearances  

Age 28
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 standby
party member
314 19 May 1957 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 1, Dalymount Park, Dublin AD

Age 29
315 19 October 1957 - Wales 0 England 4, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW party member
             

England's selectors announced their forty-man squad from whom the final 22 would be selected, on April 22 1958. Of the 18 players who were cut from the squad on 28 May, they included Johnny Wheeler.
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