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Albert Worgan

Albert Worgan

Birthdate: 1871
Birthplace: Aigburth Vale, Liverpool, England
Date of death: 1920
Other clubs:Aigburth Vale (1893-94), Chester City, Liverpool Casuals
Bought from:Amateur
Signed for LFC:16.08.1893
Liverpool debut: 03.03.1894
Last appearance: 06.10.1894
Debut goal: 03.03.1894
Last goal: 03.03.1894
Contract expiry: 1895
Win ratio: 50% W:1 D:1 L:0
Games/goals ratio: 1
LFC league games/goals: 2 / 2
Total LFC games/goals: 2 / 2

Player profile

Worgan was in Liverpool's reserves in the club's first-ever season, 1892/93. He was an amateur player so he could play for whoever he wanted as long as he remained an amateur. He played for Aigburth Vale in the early parts of the 1893/94 season before signing League forms and scoring two goals on his Liverpool debut at home to Burton Swifts on 3 March 1894. Worgan only made one additional first-team appearance for Liverpool in a home first division clash with Sheffield United on 6 October 1894 after which he was said "much too light; but beyond that when he gets over his nervousness and becomes more used to to the speed of First League matches he will prove a fairly good emergency man." Albert's brother, Alfred, was a goalkeeper for Liverpool Casuals at the turn of the centuary. Albert went on to become a director of Liverpool FC up until his death in 1920.

Appearances per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 2 0 0 0 0 2
1892-1893 0 0 0 0 0 0
1893-1894 1 0 0 0 0 1
1894-1895 1 0 0 0 0 1

A more detailed look at the player's appearances

Total Opponent
1 Sheffield United
1 Burton Swifts
Total Competition
2 League

Goals per season

Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 2 0 0 0 0 2
1892-1893 0 0 0 0 0 0
1893-1894 2 0 0 0 0 2
1894-1895 0 0 0 0 0 0

A more detailed look at the player's goalscoring

Total Opponent
2 Burton Swifts
Total Competition
2 League
Total Open play/Penalty
2 Open play

Milestone Appearances

# Date Against Stadium Competition
1 03.03.1894 Burton Swifts Anfield League

Milestone Goals

# Minute Date Against Stadium Competition
1 0 03.03.1894 Burton Swifts Anfield League

Related Quotes

"Worgan has one great drawback against his inclusion in the team, he is much too light; but beyond that when he gets over his nervousness and becomes more used to to the speed of First League matches he will prove a fairly good emergency man."

Criticism on Worgan's second and final game for Liverpool on 6th October 1894

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