Player Info

  • Robert William Benson

  • Born: 9th February 1883, Whitehaven
  • Died: 19th February 1916, Highbury, London aged 33
  • England Career: 1913
  • Positions whilst with England: Left Back
  • Clubs whilst with England: Sheffield United
  • Notes: Benson collapsed suddenly during a friendly game for London Combination v Reading. He died at the ground having suffered a fatal blood vessel burst.

England Career Statistics

  • Only Cap: v Ireland (HC) on 15th February 1913 aged 30 years, 0 months, 6 days
  • Starts: 1
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 1

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • British Home Championship
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 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
    • Left Back
    • 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)
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

    Match List