Player Info

  • James Whitehead

  • Born: 29th January 1871, Church, Lancashire

  • Positions whilst with England: Inside Right

  • Clubs whilst with England: Accrington FC & Blackburn Rovers

  • Whitehead joined Accrington FC in 1890 where he scored 23 goals from 73 appearances. He transferred to Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 1893 who paid a princely sum of £100 for his services. Accrington used the money to wipe out most of their debt. He joined Manchester City for the 1897/98 season but only made 24 appearances before going back to Accrington, this time with Accrington Stanley, after the original Accrington FC had folded. He died in 1929.

Career Statistics

Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • British Home Championship
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
      • Home, Away or Neutral
      • Caps
      • Goals
      • Capt
      • Mins
      • Home
      • 1
      • 0
      • 0
      • 90
      • 0
      • 0
      • Away
      • 1
      • 0
      • 0
      • 90
      • 0
      • 0
        • Match Result
        • Caps
        • Goals
        • Capt
        • Mins
        • Won
        • 1
        • 0
        • 0
        • 90
        • 0
        • 0
        • Drawn
        • 1
        • 0
        • 0
        • 90
        • 0
        • 0
        • Total
        • 2
        • 0
        • 0
        • 180
        • 0
        • 0

        Managers

          • Managers
          • Caps
          • Goals
          • Capt
          • Mins
          • Committee
          • 2
          • 0
          • 0
          • 180
          • 0
          • 0

            Team Mates (Top Ten)

            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)
            • Lancashire OnLine Parish Clerks
            • Birth Registration Mar 1870 Blackburn 8e 395