Player Info

  • Rev. Prebendary Robert Walpole Sealy Vidal

  • Born: 3rd September 1853, Bideford
  • Died: 5th May 1914, Abbotsham, Devon aged 60
  • England Career: 1873
  • Positions whilst with England: Half Back
  • Clubs whilst with England: Oxford University
  • Won an FA Cup winners medal whilst still at school in 1872. Played rugby for Oxford and was accomplished at golf. Ordainded in 1877 and vicar of Abbotsham from 1881 until his death. Changed his name to Robert Walpole Sealy in May 1892 his old family name.

Career Statistics

  • Only Cap v Scotland (FR) on 8th March 1873 aged 19 years, 6 months, 5 days
  • Starts 1
  • Substitute 0
  • Withdrawn 0
  • Full Games 1

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
    • Home
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Half Back
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0

Managers

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

    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 130.
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

    Match List