Charlie Freeman

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Charlie Freeman
Personal information
Full name Charles Redfearn Freeman
Date of birth 22 August 1887
Place of birth Overseal, England
Date of death 17 March 1956(1956-03-17) (aged 68)
Place of death Fulham, England
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
? Overseal Swifts
1906–1907 Burton Swifts 31 (3)
1907–1908 Fulham 0 (0)
1908–1921 Chelsea 95 (21)
1921–? Gillingham 82 (21)
? Maidstone United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Charles Freeman
Personal information
Full name Charles Redfern Freeman
Born (1887-08-22)22 August 1887
Overseal, Derbyshire, England
Died 16 March 1956(1956-03-16) (aged 68)
Fulham, England
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
1911 Derbyshire
First-class debut 1 July 1911 Derbyshire v Northamptonshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 7
Batting average 3.50
100s/50s /
Top score 4
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/-
Source: [1], November 2011

Charles Redfearn "Charlie" Freeman (22 August 1887 – 17 March 1956) was an English professional footballer. His clubs included Chelsea and Gillingham.[1] He also served Chelsea as trainer and groundsman.[2]

Freeman was born at Overseal, Derbyshire. He also played one first-class cricket match for Derbyshire against Northamptonshire in July 1911 in which he made 3 and 4 runs.[3] Freeman was a right-hand batsman

Freeman died at Fulham, London at the age of 78.


  1. ^ Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. p. 18. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X. 
  2. ^ Churchill, Alexandra; Holmes, Andrew (2015-07-15). Over Land and Sea: Chelsea FC in the Great War. The History Press. ISBN 9780750965422. 
  3. ^ "Player Profile: Charles Freeman". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 

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