Fred Corbett

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For the full back active in the 1920 and 1930s, see Fred Corbett (footballer, born 1909).
Fred Corbett
Personal information
Full name Frederick Corbett
Date of birth (1881-01-01)1 January 1881
Place of birth West Ham, England
Date of death 15 April 1924(1924-04-15) (aged 43)
Place of death Brentford, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1899–1900 Thames Ironworks 3 (0)
1900–1901 West Ham United
1901–1903 Bristol Rovers
1903–1904 Bristol City
1904–1905 Bristol Rovers
1905–1908 Brentford
1908–1911 Bristol Rovers
1911–???? Gillingham
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Frederick 'Fred' Corbett (1 January 1881 - 15 April 1924) was a professional footballer who played for Thames Ironworks and the club's successor West Ham United, before spending three spells at Bristol Rovers punctuated by time at Bristol City and Brentford. Following his final departure from Bristol Rovers in 1911 he joined Gillingham.

Corbett made three appearances in the Southern League for Thames Ironworks, and played a total of 139 games for Bristol Rovers in the same competition, scoring 52 goals.


  • Byrne, Stephen; Jay, Mike (2003). Bristol Rovers Football Club - The Definitive History 1883-2003. Stroud: Tempus. p. 489. ISBN 0-7524-2717-2.