Fred Parker (footballer)

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Fred Parker
Personal information
Date of birth (1893-10-23)23 October 1893[1]
Place of birth Seaham, England[1]
Playing position Half-back
Youth career
Seaham Albion
Seaham Harbour
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1914 Manchester City 0 (0)
1919–1925 Nottingham Forest 157 (6)
1926 Southport 0 (0)
Total 157 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Fred Parker (born 23 October 1893) was an English footballer who played as a half-back for Manchester City, Nottingham Forest, and Southport. He helped Forest to win the Second Division title in 1921–22.

Playing career[edit]

Parker played for local non-league sides Seaham Albion and Seaham Harbour, before getting his big break with Manchester City of the Football League in 1914. He featured 18 times in 1916–17 and 1918–19. World War I greatly disrupted his career, seeing him guest for Port Vale, Stoke (playing five games in 1918–19[2]) and Chesterfield in 1919.[1]

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Fred Parker profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester City 1914–15 First Division 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nottingham Forest 1919–20 Second Division 35 1 1 0 36 1
1920–21 Second Division 32 1 2 0 34 1
1921–22 Second Division 40 1 3 0 43 1
1922–23 First Division 28 0 1 0 29 0
1923–24 First Division 12 3 0 0 12 3
1924–25 First Division 6 0 0 0 6 0
1925–26 Second Division 4 0 0 0 4 0
Total 157 6 7 0 164 6
Southport 1926–27 Third Division North 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 157 6 7 0 164 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 225. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael: "The Football League player's records 1888 to 1939 " (ISBN 1899468676)