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Richard Turner

Full name: Richard Rennie Turner
Gender: Male
Born: April 24, 1882 in Hornsey, Haringey, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: December 1, 1960 in Worthing, West Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: Upton Park FC, London (GBR) / Crouch End Vampires FC, London (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


The scorer of one of Upton Park’s goals at the 1900 Olympics, outside-right R. R. Turner, as he was commonly known, was the youngest member of the gold medal winning team. He played for Upton Park between 1899 and 1906, and also turned out for Crouch End Wanderers alongside his brother Alfred, who was a County player for Middlesex and a League footballer with Bristol City and Nottingham Forest. Richard Rennie Turner was a merchant, and later lived in Singapore where he was a plantation manager. (Extra information was supplied by Peter Hamersley, Upton Park FC Historian)


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 18 Paris Football Men's Football Upton Park FC GBR 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1900 Summer 18 Paris Football Upton Park FC GBR Final Standings 1 1900-09-20 1
1900 Summer 18 Paris Football Upton Park GBR Final Round Match #1 1 1900-09-20 Upton Park 4, USFSA 0 1
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