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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.”
(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. 6½in.);
Weight: 66 kilos (10st. 5lbs.).
** Source for height and weight: Athletic News: December 22, 1902.

Career:
Stafford Wesleyans: Signed: August, 1895.
Stafford Rangers: Signed: July, 1897.
West Bromwich Albion: Signed: November, 1900.
* 1900-01: 7-1 (Football League 1); 1-1 (FA Cup);
* 1901-02: 2-1 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1902-03: 13-4 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup).
Liverpool: Signed: May 11, 1903;
* eligible for Liverpool F.C. in official matches: September 1, 1903.
* 1903-04: 13-1 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
Plymouth Argyle: Signed: March 16, 1904.
* 1903-4: 5-1 (Southern League 1);
* 1904-5: 26-10 (Southern League 1);
* 1905-6: 27-15 (Southern League 1).
West Bromwich Albion, signed, April 26 – 1906.
* 1905-6: 1-0 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1906-7: 32-20 (Football League 2); 6-2 (FA Cup);
* 1907-8: 38-18 (Football League 2); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1908-9: 38-13 (Football League 2); 2-1 (FA Cup);
* 1909-10: 37-16 (Football League 2); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1910-11: 34-10 (Football League 2); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1911-12: 30-1 (Football League 1); 8-0 (FA Cup);
* 1912-13: 36-4 (Football League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1913-14: 19-2 (Football League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup).
* 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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