George Wood

Date of birth26 September 1952
Place of birthDouglas
NationalityScottish
PositionGoalkeeper

A vastly experienced keeper who was a member of Scotlandís 1982 World Cup squad. Was in the unenviable position of replacing the universally popular Pat Jennings at Arsenal.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1977-78 Everton FA Cup 2 2
1977-78 Everton League Cup 5 3 2
1977-78 Everton League Division One 42 26 10
1978-79 Everton FA Cup 1 1
1978-79 Everton League Cup 3 3
1978-79 Everton League Division One 42 20 14
1978-79 Everton UEFA Cup 4 3
1979-80 Everton FA Cup 1 1
1979-80 Everton League Cup 5 2 1
1979-80 Everton League Division One 19 7 6
1979-80 Everton UEFA Cup 2
1980-81 Arsenal League Cup 2 1 1
1980-81 Arsenal League Division One 11 7 3
1981-82 Arsenal League Division One 26 12 9
1981-82 Arsenal Milk Cup 1 1
1982-83 Arsenal FA Cup 1 1
1982-83 Arsenal League Division One 23 12 6
1982-83 Arsenal Milk Cup 4 4
1982-83 Arsenal UEFA Cup 2 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
20 Aug 1977 Everton v Nottingham Forest L 1-3 League Division One
23 Aug 1977 Arsenal v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1977 Aston Villa v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
30 Aug 1977 Sheffield United v Everton W 0-3 League Cup 2nd round
03 Sep 1977 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
10 Sep 1977 Leicester City v Everton W 1-5 League Division One
17 Sep 1977 Everton v Norwich City W 3-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1977 West Ham United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1977 Everton v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1977 Everton v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 League Division One
08 Oct 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Everton W 1-5 League Division One
15 Oct 1977 Everton v Bristol City W 1-0 League Division One
22 Oct 1977 Liverpool v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
25 Oct 1977 Everton v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 1977 Everton v Newcastle United D 4-4 League Division One
31 Oct 1977 Middlesbrough v Everton W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round replay
05 Nov 1977 Derby County v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
12 Nov 1977 Everton v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
19 Nov 1977 Ipswich Town v Everton D 3-3 League Division One
26 Nov 1977 Everton v Coventry City W 6-0 League Division One
29 Nov 1977 Sheffield Wednesday v Everton W 1-3 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1977 Chelsea v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1977 Everton v Middlesbrough W 3-0 League Division One
17 Dec 1977 Birmingham City v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1977 Everton v Manchester United L 2-6 League Division One
27 Dec 1977 Leeds United v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1977 Everton v Arsenal W 2-0 League Division One
02 Jan 1978 Nottingham Forest v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Everton v Aston Villa W 4-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1978 Everton v Aston Villa W 1-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1978 Leeds United v Everton L 4-1 League Cup Quarter-final
21 Jan 1978 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
28 Jan 1978 Middlesbrough v Everton L 3-2 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 1978 Everton v Leicester City W 2-0 League Division One
18 Feb 1978 Everton v West Ham United W 2-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1978 Manchester City v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
04 Mar 1978 Everton v Queens Park Rangers D 3-3 League Division One
11 Mar 1978 Bristol City v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
15 Mar 1978 Norwich City v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1978 Newcastle United v Everton W 0-2 League Division One
25 Mar 1978 Everton v Leeds United W 2-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1978 Manchester United v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
01 Apr 1978 Everton v Derby County W 2-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1978 Everton v Liverpool L 0-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1978 Coventry City v Everton L 3-2 League Division One
15 Apr 1978 Everton v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Division One
22 Apr 1978 Middlesbrough v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1978 Everton v Chelsea W 6-0 League Division One
19 Aug 1978 Chelsea v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
22 Aug 1978 Everton v Derby County W 2-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1978 Everton v Arsenal W 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1978 Everton v Wimbledon W 8-0 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1978 Everton v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1978 Finn Harps v Everton W 0-5 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
16 Sep 1978 Aston Villa v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1978 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1978 Everton v Finn Harps W 5-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
30 Sep 1978 Bristol City v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
03 Oct 1978 Everton v Darlington W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
07 Oct 1978 Everton v Southampton D 0-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1978 Ipswich Town v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1978 Everton v Dukla Praha W 2-1 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
21 Oct 1978 Queens Park Rangers v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1978 Everton v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
01 Nov 1978 Dukla Praha v Everton L 1-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
04 Nov 1978 Nottingham Forest v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
07 Nov 1978 Everton v Nottingham Forest L 2-3 League Cup 4th round
11 Nov 1978 Everton v Chelsea W 3-2 League Division One
18 Nov 1978 Arsenal v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
21 Nov 1978 Everton v Manchester United W 3-0 League Division One
25 Nov 1978 Norwich City v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1978 Birmingham City v Everton W 1-3 League Division One
16 Dec 1978 Everton v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1978 Coventry City v Everton L 3-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1978 Everton v Manchester City W 1-0 League Division One
30 Dec 1978 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
10 Jan 1979 Sunderland v Everton L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
31 Jan 1979 Everton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
03 Feb 1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1979 Everton v Bristol City W 4-1 League Division One
17 Feb 1979 Southampton v Everton L 3-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1979 Everton v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1979 Everton v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division One
06 Mar 1979 Middlesbrough v Everton W 1-2 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Everton v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1979 Liverpool v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1979 Derby County v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
30 Mar 1979 Everton v Norwich City D 2-2 League Division One
03 Apr 1979 Bolton Wanderers v Everton L 3-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
10 Apr 1979 Everton v Coventry City D 3-3 League Division One
14 Apr 1979 Manchester City v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1979 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1979 Leeds United v Everton L 1-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1979 Everton v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
01 May 1979 Everton v West Bromwich Albion L 0-2 League Division One
05 May 1979 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
18 Aug 1979 Everton v Norwich City L 2-4 League Division One
22 Aug 1979 Leeds United v Everton L 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1979 Derby County v Everton W 0-1 League Division One
28 Aug 1979 Everton v Cardiff City W 2-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Sep 1979 Everton v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1979 Cardiff City v Everton L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Stoke City v Everton W 2-3 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Everton v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
19 Sep 1979 Feyenoord v Everton L 1-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 1979 Ipswich Town v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1979 Aston Villa v Everton D 0-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1979 Everton v Bristol City D 0-0 League Division One
03 Oct 1979 Everton v Feyenoord L 0-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
06 Oct 1979 Coventry City v Everton L 2-1 League Division One
09 Oct 1979 Everton v Aston Villa W 4-1 League Cup 3rd round replay
13 Oct 1979 Everton v Crystal Palace W 3-1 League Division One
20 Oct 1979 Liverpool v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
27 Oct 1979 Everton v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
30 Oct 1979 Grimsby Town v Everton L 2-1 League Cup 4th round
03 Nov 1979 Norwich City v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
10 Nov 1979 Everton v Middlesbrough L 0-2 League Division One
01 Mar 1980 Everton v Liverpool L 1-2 League Division One
08 Mar 1980 Everton v Ipswich Town W 2-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
26 Apr 1980 Everton v Southampton W 2-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1980 Everton v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division One
03 May 1980 Brighton and Hove Albion v Everton D 0-0 League Division One
09 May 1980 Nottingham Forest v Everton L 1-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Blackpool 01 Jan 1972 01 Aug 1977
Everton 01 Aug 1977 01 Aug 1980
Arsenal 01 Aug 1980 01 Aug 1983
Crystal Palace 01 Aug 1983 01 Jan 1988
Cardiff City 01 Jan 1988 01 Aug 1990

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1978-79 Scotland British Championships 2 1 3
1978-79 Scotland International
1
1981-82 Scotland British Championships 1 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
22 May 1979 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Championships
26 May 1979 England v Scotland L 3-1 British Championships
02 Jun 1979 Scotland v Argentina L 1-3 International
28 Apr 1982 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 British Championships


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.