Fred Earp

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Fred Earp
Personal information
Full name Frederick William Earp
Date of birth 1860
Place of birth Nottingham
Date of death 1948 (aged 8788)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1878–1885 Nottingham Forest 0 (0)
Teams managed
1909–1912 Nottingham Forest
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Frederick William Earp was a footballer who played for Nottingham Forest between 1878 and 1885 and then went on to manage the club. [1] He was the elder brother of Martin (Jack) Earp who also played for the club.

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Earp appeared for the North in a North v South representative match on 6 March 1880 at the Oval Cricket Ground. [2]

The 1879 Football Annual described Earp as a very pretty and effective wing player, dribbles with great skill and very difficult to remove from the ball. [2]

Fred Earp played for the Forest team that won the Wednesbury Cup on 19 May 1883. [1]

Earp was Manager of Nottingham Forest between 1909 and 1912.

Career statistics

As a Player

Club [1] SeasonFA Cup
AppsGoals
Nottingham Forest 1878-7940
1879-8051
1880-8110
1881-8210
1882-8332
1883-8410
1884-8520
Total173
Career total173

Fred Earp also played in numerous Friendlies including the Wednesbury Cup and the Notts County Cup. There was no league at the time to play in.

As a Manager

Managerial record by team and tenure
TeamFromToRecord
PWDLWin %
Nottingham Forest 19091912120352659029.2
Total120352659029.2

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Smales, Ken (2006). Nottingham Forest The Official Statistical History. Pineapple Books.
  2. 1 2 "Fred William Earp". England's Oldest Football Clubs. Retrieved 21 November 2019.