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Frederick Chapman

Full name: Frederick William Chapman
Gender: Male
Born: May 10, 1883 in Nottingham, Nottingham, Great Britain
Died: September 7, 1951 in Linby, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: South Nottingham, Nottingham (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

After attending Nottingham High School Frederick Chapman played for Notts Magdala FC but resigned when the club decided to leave the Football Association and support the breakaway Amateur Football Association. He then joined [Oxford City], where he as appointed captain; he also turned out for Nottingham Forest in league fixtures at fullback and centre-half, but at the time of the 1912 Olympics he was usually playing for South Nottingham. In 1910 Chapman was one of the founders of the English Wanderers, a touring club whose membership was restricted to those who had won amateur international honours. The first president was Lord Kinnaird, the captain was Vivian Woodward and Chapman was joint secretary. With 16 amateur caps for England, he easily qualified for this exclusive but short-lived club. During the war, Chapman was initially a gunner in the Royal Horse Artillery but later, as a major, he commanded the 2nd/1st Notts Battery in Mesopotamia. He did not resume his football career after the war, concentrating instead on his business as a director of Lord & Chapman Ltd, a ladies' blouse and gown manufacturer who had a factory in Nottingham.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 24 London Football Men's Football Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1908 Summer 24 London Football Great Britain GBR Final Standings 1 1908-10-19 2 0 0
1908 Summer 24 London Football Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1908-10-24 GBR 2, DEN 0 1
1908 Summer 24 London Football Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1908-10-22 GBR 4, NED 0 0
1908 Summer 24 London Football Great Britain GBR Round One Match #2 1 1908-10-20 GBR 12, SWE 1 1
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