Player Info

  • John Hawley Edwards

  • Born: 21st March 1850, Shrewsbury
  • Died: 14th January 1893, Old Colwyn, Denbighshire aged 42
  • England Career: 1874
  • Positions whilst with England: Forward
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Shropshire Wanderers (1)
  • FA Legacy Number: 26
  • Notes: Hawley was a late replacement for the 1874 Scotland match when John Wylie became unavailable. He became the first Treasurer of the FA of Wales when it formed in 1876 and played in their first match in 1876 against Scotland. He was founder and captain of the Shropshire Wanderers as well as playing minor counties cricket for Shropshire. He won the FA Cup with Wanderers in 1876. Professionally he was a solicitor and was Clerk of Shrewsbury Magistrates Court from 1874 until his death which occured whilst convalescing from a throat infection at Old Colwyn.

England Career Statistics

  • Only Cap: v Scotland (FR) on 7th March 1874 aged 23 years, 11 months, 17 days
  • Starts: 1
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 1

England 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
    • Lost
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Forward
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

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

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    Sources

    • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
    • The Early FA Cup Finals by Keith Warsop (SoccerData 2004) p 76.
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

    Match List