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Fred Molyneux (footballer, born 1944)

Fred Molyneux (25 July 1944 – 1 October 2019)[1] was an English professional footballer who played as a central defender in the Football League for Southport, Plymouth Argyle, Exeter City and Tranmere Rovers.[2][3] He also spent two seasons with Wigan Athletic in the Northern Premier League, making 74 appearances.[4]

Fred Molyneux
Personal information
Date of birth (1944-07-25)25 July 1944
Place of birth Wallasey, England
Date of death 1 October 2019(2019-10-01) (aged 75)
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
1962–1965 Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1968 Southport 123 (1)
1968–1970 Plymouth Argyle 79 (5)
1970Exeter City 2 (0)
1970–1972 Tranmere Rovers 72 (0)
1973–1974 Southport 33 (1)
Wigan Athletic
Total 309 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cole, Daniel (1 October 2019). "Fred Molyneux 1944 – 2019". Plymouth Argyle F.C.
  2. ^ Brown, Neil (2 September 2012). "Fred Molyneux". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
  3. ^ Upton, Gilbert; Wilson, Steve (November 1997). "Players' Data". Tranmere Rovers 1921–1997: A Complete Record. pp. 101–108. ISBN 978-0-9518648-2-1.
  4. ^ Hayes, Dean (1996). The Latics: The Official History of Wigan Athletic F.C. Harefield: Yore Publications. p. 117. ISBN 1-874427-91-7.