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Willie Attrill

Full name: William Dunbar "Willie" Attrill
Gender: Male
Born: March 1868 in Cowes, Isle of Wight, Great Britain
Died: 1939 in Edmonton, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Standard Athletic Club, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cricket

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

A pioneer of football in France in the latter part of the 19th century, Williie Attrill was a defender and captain of the Standard Athletic club. In 1893 he was responsible for organsing the first “international match” between France and England, when Standard played Marylebone FC. The following year he had the honour of captaining Standard to the first French title, which they retained in 1895. In the 1900 Olympic cricket match Attrill claimed two Devon Wanderers wickets in the first innings, including the important one of [Charles Beachcroft], and held two catches in their second innings. Unfortunately, with the bat, he was out for two ducks,

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer Paris Cricket Men's Cricket Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques FRA 2 Silver
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