England Football Online
Page Last Updated 4 August 2014
Uncapped Players Index

Harry Wightman

Derby County FC



Full name Harold Wightman
Born 19 June 1894 in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Died 5 April 1945, aged 51 years
Height/Weight 5' 11", 11st 10lbs.

Club Career

Club(s) Played his football at first with Sutton Town FC in 1909. Joined Derby County FC following the war and made 180 league appearances, scoring nine times. Transferred to Chesterfield FC as player-coach in 1929 for a season, completing 38 league outings and scoring twice. Spent the 1930-31 season with Notts County FC as player-coach without playing any league matches.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None



England Career

Player number Uncapped
Position(s) Centre-half
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Manager of Luton Town FC from June 1931 until October 1935. Mansfield Town FC followed from January until May 1936, when he joined neighbours Nottingham Forest who became the their first 'manager', until March 1939.


Harry Wightman - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 0 min 0 none 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.


Harry Wightman - Match History
 Club: Derby County F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age nk
- 146 21 May 1925 - France 2 England 3, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris Fr AW reserve