Claude Wilson - 2 Caps (0 Goals)

  • Full Name: Claude William Wilson
  • Born: 9th September 1858, Banbury, Oxon
  • Died: 29th June 1881, Reigate, Surrey aged 22
  • England Career: 1879 - 1881
  • Positions whilst with England: Full Back & Left Back
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Oxford University (2)
  • FA Legacy Number: 58
  • After attending Brighton College, Wilson went up to Oxford where he won blues in three successive years from 1878. Whilst there he impressed the England selectors in his first year, called up to play against Wales. The following year his Oxford University were runners-up in the FA Cup, and he received his second cap the following March against Scotland. He also had a promising cricket career, playing in two first-class matches for Oxford University and Surrey in early June 1881 before he tragically died from sunstroke whilst playing cricket in Betchworth, near Reigate on 29th June.

England Career Statistics

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Home
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 60
    • 0
    • 0
    • Lost
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Full Back
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 60
    • 0
    • 0
    • Left Back
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0

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    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 136.
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

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