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William Foulke (footballer)

William Foulke (footballer)
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Henry Foulke
Date of birth12 April 1874
Place of birthDawley, Shropshire, England
Date of death1 May 1916(age 42)
Place of deathSheffield, England
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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William Henry "Fatty" Foulke (also spelt Foulk or Foulkes) (12 April 1874 1 May 1916) was a professional cricketer and football player in England in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Foulke was renowned for his great size (1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) by some estimates) and weight, reaching perhaps 24 stone (150 kg/331 lb) at the end of his career, although reports on his weight vary.

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