Fred Linfoot

Fred Linfoot[2][4] (12 March 1901 – 1979) was an English footballer who made 104 appearances in the Football League playing for Lincoln City, Chelsea and Fulham. He played as an outside right. He also played non-league football in London and in his native north-east of England.[5]

Fred Linfoot
Personal information
Date of birth (1901-03-12)12 March 1901[1]
Place of birth Whitley Bay, Northumberland,[1] England
Date of death 1979 (aged 78)[1][2]
Place of death Tyne and Wear, England[2]
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[3]
Position(s) Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Smith's Dock
1919 Leeds City 0 (0)
1919–1920 Lincoln City 29 (3)
1920–1923 Chelsea 34 (1)
1923–1926 Fulham 41 (4)
1926–19?? Blyth Spartans
Shiremoor Albion
Columbia (London)
Dorman Long (Westminster)
Ashington
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Linfoot was on the books of Leeds City when the club was expelled from the league and disbanded in 1919, but appeared for them only in wartime football. When the players were auctioned off, he joined Lincoln City for £250.[6]