Norman Bailey - 19 Caps (2 Goals)

  • Full Name: Norman Coles Bailey
  • Born: 23rd July 1857, Streatham, London
  • Died: 13th January 1923, Cowley, Middlesex aged 65
  • England Career: 1878 - 1887
  • Positions whilst with England: Half Back & Centre Half
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Clapham Rovers (19)
  • FA Legacy Number: 53
  • One of the early stars of the game, Bailey was capped 19 times, a then record. He also captained the side 15 times, a record that would stand until 1913. Educated at Westminster School, he turned out for Old Westminsters, Clapham Rovers, Wanderers, Swifts and Corinthian. He was an FA Cup runner-up with Clapham Rovers in 1879 and the next year helped them one better to win the competition. He served on the FA Committee 1882-1884 and as vice-president from 1887-1890. A solicitor by profession.

England Career Statistics

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 9
    • 1
    • 5
    • 780
    • 0
    • 0
    • British Home Championship
    • 10
    • 1
    • 10
    • 900
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 10
    • 1
    • 10
    • 900
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Home
    • 10
    • 1
    • 8
    • 870
    • 0
    • 0
    • Away
    • 9
    • 1
    • 7
    • 810
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 8
    • 2
    • 6
    • 690
    • 0
    • 0
    • Drawn
    • 3
    • 0
    • 3
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Lost
    • 8
    • 0
    • 6
    • 720
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Half Back
    • 17
    • 2
    • 13
    • 1500
    • 0
    • 0
    • Centre Half
    • 2
    • 0
    • 2
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 19
    • 2
    • 15
    • 1680
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    Sources

    • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
    • The Early FA Cup Finals by Keith Warsop (SoccerData 2004) p 59.
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

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