Player Info

  • Fred Tunstall

  • Born: 28th May 1897, Darfield, Barnsley
  • Died: 21st July 1971, Fishtoft, Boston aged 74
  • England Career: 1923 - 1925
  • Positions whilst with England: Outside Left
  • Clubs whilst with England: Sheffield United
  • Notes: Not as originally thought the Frederick Edward Tunstall born in Gravesend, Kent in 1900, but after excellent research by Johnny Meynell (Halifax Town Historian), it is actually Fred Tunstall born Darfield, Barnsley in 1897.
    Our Fred started his senior career at Scunthorpe Utd in 1920 before a £1,000 move to Sheffied Utd in December 1920 where he stayed for 12 years. He joined Halifax Town in February 1933 and then Boston Utd in the summer of 1936 - a year later he was player/manager and then just manager. He resigned in 1948 but stayed at the club as a trainer with a second stint as manager in 1964-65. He died in Fishtoft, near Boston in 1971.

England Career Statistics

  • Debut: v Scotland (HC) on 14th April 1923 aged 25 years, 10 months, 17 days
  • Last Cap: v Scotland (HC) on 4th April 1925 aged 27 years, 10 months, 7 days
  • Career Length: 1 year, 356 days
  • Starts: 7
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 7

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • British Home Championship
    • 6
    • 0
    • 0
    • 540
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 6
    • 0
    • 0
    • 540
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Home
    • 3
    • 0
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Away
    • 4
    • 0
    • 0
    • 360
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Drawn
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Lost
    • 3
    • 0
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Outside Left
    • 7
    • 0
    • 0
    • 630
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 7
    • 0
    • 0
    • 630
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Committee
    • 7
    • 0
    • 0
    • 630
    • 0
    • 0

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    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)
    • Birth Registration Barnsley Sep 1897 9c 253
    • National Registration Act 1939 Boston, Lincolnshire. Occupation: Football Player/Manager