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One from ancient times: the Barbados captain team for the Martinez Shield in 1931 and in 1933 was Arthur R. 'Kelly' Foster, born in 1890.
He played in the 1929 series vs Trinidad, which was therefore his debut (aged 38).
More interesting than this however is the fact that in both 1931 and 1933, his son Colin Foster was also in the team, and in 1933 another son Reyn Foster was also selected. These are (to my knowledge) the only known cases of father & son playing on the field together in an international match. Obviously I know about the Eidur/Arnor Gudjohnsen case as well.
For completeness, here are the matches where father and son played together:
12- 2-31 Barbados 2-1 Martinique Colin Foster (goalkeeper), Arthur R. Foster (captain)
13- 2-31 Barbados 3-2 Martinique same
16- 3-31 Barbados 1-5 Trinidad same
20- 3-31 Barbados 0-7 British Guiana same
26-10-33 British Guiana 2-0 Barbados same
6-11-33 Barbados 0-6 Trinidad Colin Foster, Reyn Foster, and Arthur Foster
Only in the last match did all three play together.
I should add that in the 1933 team were also Seymore Foster and Leon Foster, both nephews of Arthur. All 5 played together in the last match listed above.
In women's international football, we have at least two mother & daughter cases:
Bara Skaale Klakstein & Eydvor Klakstein (Faroe Islands 2012)
Irma Halaby & Melissa Halaby (NMI 2007)
Anybody know of any other parent/offspring cases?
The only cases I'm aware of, occurred at club level.
Matt and Bob Wilson, respectively father and son, played together and won the 1886 Irish Cup final for Distillery.
The second case concerns Juan and Alonso Bazalar, from Peru, who appeared together in 2008 for Cienciano.
This video shows the moment when Eiður Guðjohnsen replaces his father Arnór over the game between Iceland and Estonia in 1996.
Last Edited By: Luca Feb 24 15 10:37 AM. Edited 1 time