Player Info

  • James Whitehead

  • Born: 29th January 1871, Church, Lancashire
  • Died: August 1929, Haslingden, Lancashire aged 58
  • England Career: 1893 - 1894
  • Positions whilst with England: Inside Right
  • Clubs whilst with England: Accrington FC & Blackburn Rovers
  • Notes: Whitehead joined Accrington FC in 1890 where he scored 23 goals from 73 appearances. He transferred to Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 1893 who paid a princely sum of £100 for his services. Accrington used the money to wipe out most of their debt. He joined Manchester City for the 1897/98 season but only made 24 appearances before going back to Accrington, this time with Accrington Stanley, after the original Accrington FC had folded. He died in 1929.

England Career Statistics

  • Debut: v Wales (HC) on 13th March 1893 aged 22 years, 1 months, 15 days
  • Last Cap: v Ireland (HC) on 3rd March 1894 aged 23 years, 1 months, 5 days
  • Career Length: 355 days
  • Starts: 2
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 2

England Match Statistics

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

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Committee
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 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)
    • Lancashire OnLine Parish Clerks
    • Birth Registration Mar 1870 Blackburn 8e 395

    Match List