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About Frederick Buck:
“Only 5ft. 6in. and 11st., his dribbling, shooting, and combination play have made him such a clever forward that it is strange he has never had honours thrust upon him before.”
(The Athletic News, October 3 – 1910).

Born: November 2, 1879: Audley, in England.
Passed away: June 5, 1952: Stafford, in England.

Position: Inside right or inside left. later in his career Centre half.

Height: 166 cm (5ft. 5 1/2in.)
Weight: 66 kilos (10st. 5lbs.)

Career:
Stafford Wesleyans, signed, August – 1895.
Stafford Rangers, signed, July – 1897.
West Bromwich Albion, signed, November – 1900.
* 1900-01: 7-1 (FL 1);
* 1901-02: 2-1 (FL 2);
* 1902-03: 13-4 (FL 1).
* Total: 22 Football League games – 6 goals.
Liverpool, signed, May 11 – 1903;
* eligible for Liverpool in official matches, September 1 – 1903.
* 1903-04: 13-1 (FL 1).
Total: 13 Football League games – 1 goal.
Plymouth Argyle, signed, March 16 – 1904.
* 1903-4: ?-? (SoL);
* 1904-5: ?-? (SoL);
* 1905-6: ?-? (SoL).
West Bromwich Albion, signed, April 26 – 1906.
* 1905-6: 1-0 (FL 2);
* 1906-7: 32-20 (FL 2);
* 1907-8: 38-18 (FL 2);
* 1908-9: 38-13 (FL 2);
* 1909-10: 37-16 (FL 2);
* 1910-11: 34-11 (FL 2);
* 1911-12: 38-1 (FL 1);
* 1912-13: 36-4 (FL 1);
* 1913-14: 19-2 (FL 1).
* Total (2nd spell): 261 Football League games – 84 goals.
* Total (1st and 2nd spell): 287 Football League games – 90 goals.
* Transfer listed, May – 1914, transfer fee, £250.
Swansea Town, signed, May 1914.
* Retired in May 1917.

Merits:
Football League Second Division Winner: 1901-02 (West Bromwich); 1910-11 (West Bromwich).
Foresters Charity Cup Winner: 1899-00 (Stafford Rangers).
Birmingham League Select XI (v. Lancashire Combination: February 1, 1902)

Other sources:
Frederick Buck at Wikipedia.

Image(s):
Sunderland Daily Echo, January 2 – 1904.
Frederick Buck 1904

Athletic News: February 13, 1905.
1905-fred-buck-plymouth-argyle

Swansea Town FC Club Handbook 1914-1915.
Fred Buck 1914

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