Player Info

  • Alfred Common

  • Born: 25th May 1880, Millfield, Sunderland

  • Died: 3rd April 1946, Darlington aged 65

  • Position whilst with England: Inside Right

  • Clubs whilst with England: Sheffield United & Middlesbrough

  • Alf Common was the first man to be transferred for a fee of £1,000 in 1905 when Middlesbrough bought him from Sunderland. He also represented Sheffield Utd, Woolwich Arsenal and Preston North End. After his career ended in 1914 he ran several pubs in the Darlington area.

Match Statistics

    • Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • British Home Championship
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Away
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0

    Match Statistics

    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)