List of English cricket and football players

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C. B. Fry represented England at both cricket and football, and also held the world record for the long jump.

This is a list of sportsmen who have played both first-class cricket and top level football in England. The list includes twelve sportsmen who are dual internationals, having represented England's national team at both sports.

Footballers who have not competed at a professional level in the Football League are only eligible for inclusion if they have represented the England national football team.

Double internationals[edit]

Name Cricket club/team Cricket
profile[1]
Football club/team Football
profile[2]
Johnny Arnold [1] [2]
Andy Ducat [3] [4]
C. B. Fry [5] [6]
Tip Foster [7] [8]
Leslie Gay [9] [10]
Billy Gunn [11] [12]
Wally Hardinge [13] [14]
Alfred Lyttelton [15] [16]
Harry Makepeace [17] [18]
Arthur Milton [19] [20]
Jack Sharp [21] [22]
Willie Watson [23] [24]

England cricket team / Professional football[edit]

Name Cricket club/team Cricket
profile
Football club/team Football
profile
Les Ames [25]
David Bairstow [26] [27]
Chris Balderstone [28] [29]
Ian Botham [30] [31]
Brian Close [32] [33]
Denis Compton [34] [35]
Jack Durston [36]
Laurie Fishlock [37]
Patsy Hendren [38]
Harry Howell [39]
Walter Keeton [40] [41]
Phil Mead [42]
Cyril Poole [43] [44]
Walter Robins [45]
Mordecai Sherwin [46]
Arnie Sidebottom [47] [48]
David Smith [49] [50]
Micky Stewart [51] [52]
William Storer [53] [54]
Frank Sugg [55]
Ken Taylor [56] [57]

First-class cricket / England football team[edit]

Name Cricket club/team Cricket
profile
Football club/team Football
profile
C. W. Alcock [58] [59]
Claude Ashton [60] [61]
Morton Betts [62] [63]
Francis Birley [64] [65]
George Brann [66] [67]
John Brockbank [68] [69]
Cuthbert Burnup [70] [71]
Lindsay Bury [72] [73]
Raich Carter [74] [75]
Charles Chenery [76] [77]
Leslie Compton [78] [79]
Tommy Cook [80] [81]
Norman Cooper [82] [83]
George Cotterill [84] [85]
Arthur Cursham [86] [87]
Henry Cursham [88] [89]
Harry Daft [90] [91]
John Devey [92] [93]
Percy de Paravicini [94] [95]
John Dixon [96] [97]
Graham Doggart [98] [99]
Ted Drake [100] [101]
William Foulke [102] [103]
Monty Garland-Wells [104] [105]
Billy George [106] [107]
John Goodall [108] [109]
R. Cunliffe Gosling [110] [111]
Leonard Graham [112] [113]
Arthur Grimsdell
  • East of England cricket team
[114] [115]
Fred Hargreaves [116] [117]
Stanley Harris [118] [119]
Edward Haygarth [120] [121]
Mike Hellawell [122] [123]
Arthur Henfrey [124] [125]
Gordon Hodgson [126] [127]
Anthony Hossack [128] [129]
Eric Houghton [130] [131]
Leonard Howell [132] [133]
Geoff Hurst [134] [135]
James Iremonger [136] [137]
William Kenyon-Slaney [138] [139]
Robert Kingsford [140] [141]
Arthur Knight [142] [143]
Jack Lee [144] [145]
Tinsley Lindley [146] [147]
William Lindsay [148] [149]
Lewis Vaughan Lodge [150] [151]
Edward Lyttelton [152] [153]
Clement Mitchell [154] [155]
Billy Moon [156] [157]
Ernest Needham [158] [159]
Cuthbert Ottaway [160] [161]
Percival Parr
  • Gentlemen of Kent
[162] [163]
George Raikes [164] [165]
Herbert Rawson [166] [167]
G. O. Smith [168] [169]
Harry Storer, Jr. [170] [171]
Alfred Stratford [172] [173]
Derek Ufton [174] [175]
Fanny Walden [176] [177]
Percy Walters [178] [179]
Fred Wheldon [180] [181]
Herbert Whitfeld [182] [183]
S.W. Widdowson [184] [185]
Charles Plumpton Wilson[3] [186] [187]
Claude Wilson [188] [189]
Jimmy Windridge [190] [191]
Max Woosnam [192] [193]
Charles Wreford-Brown [194] [195]

First-class cricket / Professional football[edit]

Name Cricket club/team Cricket
profile
Football club/team Football
profile
Hubert Ashton [196]
Ray Bailey [197]
Gordon Barker [198] [199]
Keith Barker [200] [201]
Mike Barnard [202] [203]
William Bates [204]
Don Bennett [205] [206]
Ian Buxton [207] [208]
Alec Campbell [209]
Tom Clark [210] [211]
Graham Cross [212] [213]
John Cuffe [214] [215]
Jim Cumbes [216] [217]
George Dews [218] [219]
Len Dolding [220] [221]
Alonzo Drake [222]
Jack Dyson [223] [224]
Charlie Elliott [225] [226]
Arthur Foster [227]
William Fox [228]
Joe Gatting [229] [230]
Freddie Goodwin [231] [232]
Ian Hall [233] [234]
Jim Hammond [235] [236]
Bernard Harrison [237] [238]
Bill Harvey [239]
Ted Hemsley [240] [241]
John Higgins [242]
Chris Hollins [243]
Arthur Holt [244]
Henry Horton [245] [246]
Albert Iremonger [247] [248]
Harold Jarman [249] [250]
Arthur Jepson [251]
Stuart McMillan [252]
Chris Marples [253] [254]
Barrie Meyer [255] [256]
Frank Mitchell [257] [258]
Arthur Mounteney [259]
Phil Neale [260] [261]
Joe North [262]
Ralph Prouton [263] [264]
Alan Ramage [265] [266]
Don Roper [267] [268]
Sid Russell [269] [270]
Malcolm Scott [271] [272]
Jim Standen [273] [274]
Bob Stephenson [275]
Harry Storer, Sr. [276]
Ken Suttle [277] [278]
Ray Swallow [279] [280]
Ron Tindall [281] [282]
Maurice Tompkin [283] [284]
Horace Wass [285]
Henry White [286]
Levi Wright [287] [288]

See also[edit]

  • Clare Taylor, Englishwoman who represented England in both cricket and football

References[edit]

  1. ^ All profiles link to www.cricketarchive.com
  2. ^ England national football team players' profiles link to www.englandfc.com.
    Pre-Second World War footballers' Football League clubs are referenced to Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData (Tony Brown). ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. , unless otherwise noted.
    Post-war footballers' profiles link to "Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database". Neil Brown. , unless otherwise noted.
  3. ^ Also played Rugby Union for England

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