Fred Pickering

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Fred Pickering
Personal information
Full name Frederick Pickering
Date of birth (1941-01-19) 19 January 1941 (age 76)
Place of birth Blackburn, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1963 Blackburn Rovers 123 (59)
1963–1967 Everton 97 (56)
1967–1969 Birmingham 74 (27)
1969–1971 Blackpool 49 (24)
1971–1972 Blackburn Rovers 11 (2)
1972 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 (0)
Total 354 (168)
National team
1964 England 3 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Frederick Pickering (born 19 January 1941) is an English former professional footballer. He played as a forward.


Domestic career[edit]

Pickering began his career with his hometown club, Blackburn Rovers, in 1959, signing professional forms on his 17th birthday.[1]

International career[edit]

Pickering won three caps and scored five goals for England in 1964 during his Everton career. He made his international debut on 27 May 1964, against the USA, and scored a hat-trick in a 10–0 victory for Alf Ramsey's team.[2]


  • League stats at Neil Brown's Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Transfer Database
  • England profile at
  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X. 

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