Player Info

  • Stephen Bloomer

  • Born: 20th January 1874, Cradley, Worcestershire
  • Died: 16th April 1938, Derby aged 64
  • England Career: 1895 - 1907
  • Positions whilst with England: Centre Forward & Inside Right
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Derby County (21) & Middlesbrough (2)
  • FA Legacy Number: 221
  • Football's first Superstar!
    Bloomer was the most prolific scorer of the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries. He managed to net 352 times in 598 appearances for his two club teams Derby and Middlesbrough. He also scored 28 England goals in 23 caps, most of them coming in the early part of his England career which stretched over a then record breaking twelve years. He scored at least once in each of his first ten internationals and 25 in his first 14 games.
    After his playing career was over he moved to Germany to take up a coaching position but was interned into a World War One prisoner of war camp where he spent most of the war. He died in Derby in April 1938.
    His daughter Hettie married another England International Alf Quantrill.

England Career Statistics

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • British Home Championship
    • 23
    • 28
    • 1
    • 2070
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 23
    • 28
    • 1
    • 2070
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Home
    • 16
    • 18
    • 1
    • 1440
    • 0
    • 0
    • Away
    • 7
    • 10
    • 0
    • 630
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 15
    • 23
    • 0
    • 1350
    • 0
    • 0
    • Drawn
    • 6
    • 3
    • 1
    • 540
    • 0
    • 0
    • Lost
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Inside Right
    • 22
    • 26
    • 1
    • 1980
    • 0
    • 0
    • Centre Forward
    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 23
    • 28
    • 1
    • 2070
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins

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    Sources

    • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)
    • wikitrees.com

    Match List