Player Info

  • Rev. Arnold Kirke Smith

  • Born: 23rd April 1850, Ecclesfield, Sheffield

  • Died: 8th October 1927, Boxworth, Cambridgeshire aged 77

  • Positions whilst with England: Forward

  • Clubs whilst with England: Oxford University

  • Having been a founder member of the Oxford University club he was FA Cup runner-up with them in 1873. He played for Scotland against England in the pre-official matches. He was ordained in 1875 and after curacies at Biggleswade, East Socon & Somersham became vicar at Boxworth in 1889 until his death in 1927. Sometimes erroneously named Kirke-Smith but his birth certificate states Kirke was a middle name.

Career Statistics

Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
      • Home, Away or Neutral
      • Caps
      • Goals
      • Capt
      • Mins
      • Away
      • 1
      • 0
      • 0
      • 90
      • 0
      • 0
        • Match Result
        • Caps
        • Goals
        • Capt
        • Mins
        • Drawn
        • 1
        • 0
        • 0
        • 90
        • 0
        • 0
        • Total
        • 1
        • 0
        • 0
        • 90
        • 0
        • 0

        Managers

          • Managers
          • Caps
          • Goals
          • Capt
          • Mins
          • Committee
          • 1
          • 0
          • 0
          • 90
          • 0
          • 0

            Team Mates (Top Ten)

            Sources

            • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
            • Association Football in Victorian England by Philip Gibbons (Minerva Press 2001)
            • The Early FA Cup Finals by Keith Warsop (SoccerData 2004)
            • England: Player by Player by Graham Betts (Green Umbrella Publishing 2006)
            • Birth Registration Jun 1850 Wortley 22 812
            • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)