Alfred Chalk

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Alfred Chalk
Personal information
Full name Alfred Erskine Chalk
Date of birth (1874-11-27)27 November 1874
Place of birth Plaistow, Greater London, England
Date of death 25 June 1954(1954-06-25) (Age 79)
Place of death Bridge, Kent, England
Playing position Right Half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1900 Upton Park
National team
1900 Great Britain
(as Upton Park)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alfred Ernest Chalk (27 November 1874 – 25 June 1954) was a British Railway clerk and football player who competed in the 1900 Olympic Games.

He was well known in London football circles at the turn of the century. He played for Ilford, Barking Woodville, and Essex County, and was right-half for Upton Park when they won the gold medal in the 1900 Olympics. According to the limited reports which reached London from Paris, Chalk was one of the Olympic side’s outstanding players. He was one of 18 children of a railway station manager and followed in his father’s profession by becoming a railway clerk.

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