Eddie Theobald

Edward "Eddie" Theobald (born 28 September 1940) is a Maltese former footballer who played as a midfielder and made 18 appearances for the Malta national team.[1]

Eddie Theobald
Personal information
Full name Edward Theobald
Date of birth (1940-09-28) 28 September 1940
Place of birth Malta
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1972 Hibernians
National team
1961–1972 Malta 18 (2)
Teams managed
1981–1982 Hibernians
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career

Theobald made his debut for Malta on 18 June 1961 in a friendly match against Italy C, which finished as a 0–3 loss. He went on to make 18 appearances, scoring 2 goals, before making his last appearance on 30 April 1972 in a 1974 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Austria, which finished as a 0–4 loss.[2]

Career statistics

International

Malta[2]
YearAppsGoals
196120
196231
196410
196620
196910
197031
197150
197210
Total182

International goals

No.DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
128 June 1962Københavns Idrætspark, Copenhagen, Denmark Denmark1–41–61964 European Nations' Cup qualifying
220 December 1970Empire Stadium, Gżira, Malta  Switzerland1–11–2UEFA Euro 1972 qualifying

References

  1. Eddie Theobald at WorldFootball.net
  2. "Eddie Theobald". EU-Football.info. Retrieved 29 January 2019.


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