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Clement Mitchell

Clement Mitchell
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Full nameClement Mitchell
Date of birth(1862-02-20)20 February 1862
Place of birthCambridge, England
Date of death6 October 1937(1937-10-06) (aged 75)
Place of deathAldrington, Hove, England
Playing positionCentre-forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Upton Park
National team
1880-1885England5(5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Clement Mitchell (20 February 1862 - 6 October 1937) was an English sportsman who represented the England national football team and played first-class cricket with Kent.

Mitchell was the first ever Englishman to score a hat-trick against Wales in an international, kicking goals in the 16th, 70th and 90th minutes of their 1883 clash at Kennington Oval. A centre-forward, he also kicked a goal in a loss to Scotland a month later and in a 1-1 draw with Wales at the 1885 British Home Championship.[1]

He played eight first-class matches as a left-handed batsman for Kent between 1890 and 1892. He scored just 126 runs at 9.69 with a highest score of 38 not out.[2]

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  • Cricinfo: Clement Mitchell
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