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Fred Spiksley

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Full nameFrederick Spiksley
Playing positionOutside Left

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Fred Spiksley (25 January 1870, Gainsborough 28 July 1948, Goodwood) was an English footballer and coach, who played as a forward for Sheffield Wednesday F.C. and England. He also played for Gainsborough Trinity, Glossop North End, Leeds City, Watford and in 1907 became the only professional footballer to play for the Corinthians. After retiring as a player in 1906 he worked as a coach and won national league titles in Sweden, Mexico and Germany. During the First World War he was interned at Ruhleben, a civilian detention camp in Germany.

He died on Ladies' Day at Goodwood Racecourse in 1948.

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