9 December 2006

Arthur Gaussen

Name: Arthur David Ash Gaussen
Born: 1862, Co. Londonderry
Died: 1940, Runcorn (England) (age 78)
Height:
Weight:
Position: Forward

Representative Honours: Ireland: 6 Full Caps (1884-1889).

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
Other
Moyola Park
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Amateur
0/0
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-
Magherafelt
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-
Amateur
0/0
-
-
TOTALS
-
-
0/0
-
-

Biography:
A public schoolboy, Arthur Gaussen was playing for Moyola Park on the grounds of Lord Spencer Chichester's estate in Castledawson when first called into the Irish squad. Lord Chichester was the inaugral president of the Irish FA, and Moyola Park the first ever winners of the Irish Cup.

Gaussen won his first two caps while with Moyola Park, and the remaining four later in the decade while playing for Magherafelt FC.

From a noted famiy himself, Gaussen would later become a Justice of the Peace and Lord Lieutenant of County Londonderry.

If you have any further information on Arthur Gaussen, please contact NIFG.

Ireland Cap Details:
26-01-1884 Scotland H L 0- 5 BC
23-02-1884 England. H L 1- 8 BC
03-03-1888 Wales... A L 0-11 BC
07-04-1888 England. H L 1- 5 BC
02-03-1889 England. A L 1- 6 BC
27-04-1889 Wales... H L 1- 3 BC

Summary: 6/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 6.

With thanks to Chris Goodwin of England Football Online for forwarding Gaussen's birth/death dates.

1 comment:

Stacey said...

Does anyone have any information on Arthur Gaussen? If so, please contact me at: stacey.tanton@hotmail.co.uk

Many thanks!

Stacey

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