Gil Merrick

Date of birth26 January 1922
Place of birthBirmingham
NationalityEnglish
PositionGoalkeeper

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Solihull Town 01 Aug 1939
Birmingham City 01 Aug 1939

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1947-48 Football League Inter League 1 1
1948-49 Football League Inter League 1 1
1949-50 Football League Inter League 2 1 1
1951-52 Football League Inter League 2 1 1
1952-53 Football League Inter League 2 2
1953-54 Football League Inter League 3 2 1
1955-56 Birmingham City FA Cup 1 3


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
22 Oct 1947 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 3-4 INTER LEAGUE
04 May 1949 League of Ireland v Football League W 0-5 Inter League
15 Feb 1950 Football League v League of Ireland W 7-0 Inter League
26 Apr 1950 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 1-3 INTER LEAGUE
31 Oct 1951 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v SCOTTISH LEAGUE W 2-1 INTER LEAGUE
26 Mar 1952 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 0-9 INTER LEAGUE
24 Sep 1952 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v IRISH LEAGUE W 7-1 INTER LEAGUE
25 Mar 1953 Scottish League v Football League L 1-0 Inter League
23 Sep 1953 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 0-5 INTER LEAGUE
10 Feb 1954 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v LEAGUE OF IRELAND W 9-1 INTER LEAGUE
28 Apr 1954 Football League v Scottish League W 4-0 Inter League


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1951-52 England British Home Championship 2 1 1
1951-52 England International Friendly 4 1 5
1952-53 England British Home Championship 3 6
1952-53 England International Friendly 4 1 3
1952-53 England Unofficial
1
1953-54 England Anniversary Full 1 4
1953-54 England FIFA World Cup 6 1 11
1953-54 England International Friendly 3 14


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
14 Nov 1951 England v Ireland W 2-0 British Home Championship
28 Nov 1951 England v Austria D 2-2 International Friendly
05 Apr 1952 Scotland v England W 1-2 British Home Championship
18 May 1952 Italy v England D 1-1 International Friendly
25 May 1952 Austria v England W 2-3 International Friendly
28 May 1952 Switzerland v England W 0-3 International Friendly
04 Oct 1952 Ireland v England D 2-2 British Home Championship
12 Nov 1952 England v Wales W 5-2 British Home Championship
26 Nov 1952 England v Belgium W 5-0 International Friendly
18 Apr 1953 England v Scotland D 2-2 British Home Championship
14 May 1953 Argentina v England L 3-1 Unofficial
17 May 1953 Argentina v England D 0-0 International Friendly
24 May 1953 Chile v England W 1-2 International Friendly
31 May 1953 Uruguay v England L 2-1 International Friendly
10 Oct 1953 Wales v England W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Group 3
21 Oct 1953 England v FIFA D 4-4 Anniversary Full
11 Nov 1953 England v Ireland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
25 Nov 1953 England v Hungary L 3-6 International Friendly
03 Apr 1954 Scotland v England W 2-4 FIFA World Cup Group 3
16 May 1954 Yugoslavia v England L 1-0 International Friendly
23 May 1954 Hungary v England L 7-1 International Friendly
17 Jun 1954 England v Belgium D 4-4 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
20 Jun 1954 Switzerland v England W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
26 Jun 1954 Uruguay v England L 4-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final


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