Fred Taylor (footballer born 1884)

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Fred Taylor
Personal information
Full name Frederick Taylor
Date of birth 1884
Place of birth Rotherham, Yorkshire, England
Date of death Unknown
Place of death Peterborough, ENGLAND
Height 5' 8"
Playing position Right Half Back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
-1909 Gainsborough Trinity -
1909-1919 Chelsea 155 (4)
Peterborough United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fred Taylor (from Rotherham) was an English footballer who played for Gainsborough Trinity and Chelsea. He was a reliable right half back who worked hard and liked to move up the field during attacks.[1]

Club career[edit]

Taylor started his career playing for Division 2 side Gainsborough Trinity but in 1909 he transferred to Chelsea.[1] He was a member of the Chelsea side that reached the FA Cup in 1915. He in addition to his 155 league appearances he played in 16 FA Cup games for Chelsea.[2] fred then transferred to brentford f.c in June 1919 . he finished his career as manager of peterborough united from 1936 to 1937 .




  1. ^ a b Unknown (1915). Cup Final Programme. 
  2. ^ Glanvill, Rick (2006). Chelsea FC: The Official Biography - The Definitive Story of the First 100 Years. Headline Book Publishing Ltd. p. 409. ISBN 0-7553-1466-2.