Lyon

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
Date unknown.
N/A
Date unknown.
Unknown.
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
05-01-1901 v Barrow
Lancaster
1901-
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
1900-1901
3 (0)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
0
0
0
0

BIOGRAPHY

Lyon by SHS

Saints opened the new Millennium [1st January 1901] with a friendly fixture against Huddersfield. It was the [unofficial] debut of this player from the A team, who took his place on the left wing. “Lyon was prominent with some good work”, wrote the St. Helens Newspaper. Lyon made his full debut seven days later at Barrow, when he was selected on the left wing, with the great Jim Barnes as his centre. Saints lost 5-14, but Lyon received much praise once more from the newspaper. Lyon was “the cleverest threequarter” and pounced on a loose ball to score a try.

Lyon’s last match was on 14th September 1901, when he played left centre, with Bob Doherty outside him. Saints beat Lancaster 4-0 in what must have been a bit of an arm wrestle! After that the trail goes cold. If anyone can supply any further information, or an image, of this player, please contact us.

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1900~01 0 0 0 2
1901~020 0 0 1
TOTALS:0 0 0 3
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
1900~01 0001
TOTALS:0001

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompSeasonVenueFTFTOTGDGNPS**
1st Jan 1901 W 4 Huddersfield * Fr 1900~01 H 11 3 VIEW
5th Jan 1901 L 5 Barrow L 1900~01 A 5 14 VIEW
12th Jan 1901 L 5 Leigh L 1900~01 A 0 5 VIEW
14th Sep 1901 W 4 Lancaster L 1901~02 H 4 0 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.

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