Player Info

  • Alfred Common

  • Born: 25th May 1880, Millfield, Sunderland
  • Died: 3rd April 1946, Darlington aged 65
  • England Career: 1904 - 1906
  • Positions whilst with England: Inside Right & Centre Forward
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Sheffield United (2) & Middlesbrough (1)
  • FA Legacy Number: 294
  • Notes: 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.

England Career Statistics

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • British Home Championship
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Away
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Drawn
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Inside Right
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Centre Forward
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Committee
    • 3
    • 2
    • 0
    • 270
    • 0
    • 0

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    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)