Fred Dell

Fred Dell

Personal information

Date of birth
10 December 1915

Place of birth
Dartford, England

Date of death
1973 (aged 57–58)

Playing position
Inside right

Senior career*



West Ham United

Doncaster Rovers

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Fred Dell (born 10 December 1915 – 1973) was an English footballer who played as an inside right for Dartford and in The Football League for West Ham United and Doncaster Rovers.
Club career[edit]
Born in Dartford, Kent, Dell joined his hometown club Dartford. Signed by West Ham in 1935 for a reported fee of £2,000,[1] he played only four games with his debut coming on 14 December 1936 in a 2–0 home defeat by Sheffield United. Dell moved to Doncaster Rovers in 1938[2][3] along with Albert Walker in exchange for Rovers Arthur Banner.[4] He made 33 appearances in league and cup games, including two in the 1939–40 season before war broke out and he left for the forces. In addition to his 12 league goals he scored 4 in the FA Cup.[4]

^ “Dartford FC – A Brief History”. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
^ Hogg, Tony (1995). West Ham Who’s Who. London: Independent UK Sports publications. p. 54. ISBN 1-899429-01-8. 
^ “Fred Dell”. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
^ a b Bluff, Tony (2011). Donny:Doncaster Rovers F.C. The Complete History (1879–2010). Yore Publications. ISBN 978 0 9569848 3 8.