Frederick Chapman (footballer)

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Frederick Chapman
Personal information
Full name Frederick William Chapman[1]
Date of birth (1883-05-10)10 May 1883[1]
Place of birth Nottingham, England[1]
Date of death 7 September 1951(1951-09-07) (aged 68)[1]
Place of death Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire, England[1]
Playing position Centre-half
Youth career
Notts Magdala
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Nottingham Forest
South Nottingham
Oxford City
South Nottingham
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Gold 1908 London Team Competition

Frederick William Chapman (10 May 1883 – 7 September 1951) was an English amateur footballer who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.

Club career[edit]

Chapman played for Notts Magdala, Nottingham Forest and South Nottingham.[1] He also guested for Port Vale in a league match against local rivals Stoke Reserves on 23 April 1910; Vale were 2–0 up when the match was abandoned due to a pitch invasion.[1] In the summer of 1910 he agreed to assist the Vale "in times of need", but he was not called into action for the club again.[1]

He went on to co-found English Wanderers and later played for Oxford City, South Nottingham, Southall and Brentford.[1] He also guested for Northern Nomads and Notts County.[1]

International career[edit]

Chapman was a member of the English team, which won the gold medal in the football tournament of the 1908 Summer Olympics.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 57. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0. 

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