Born: 25th May 1880, Millfield, Sunderland
Died: 3rd April 1946, Darlington aged 65
Positions whilst with England: Inside Right &
- 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.
- An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
- England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)