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,
Playing position Centre-half
Youth career
Notts Magdala
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1904–1906 Nottingham Forest 3 (0)
South Nottingham
Oxford City
South Nottingham
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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] making three Football League appearances for Forest.[2] 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.



Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nottingham Forest 1904–05 First Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1904–05 First Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1904–05 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0


  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.
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 56. ISBN 190589161X.
  3. ^ Frederick Chapman at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)

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