Association football player Athlete Football player

Frederick Gibson

Quick Facts

IntroBritish association football player
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From United Kingdom
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth 1907, Somercotes, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Sports Teams
Bradford City A.F.C.
Boston United F.C.
Middlesbrough F.C.
Frickley Athletic F.C.
Hull City A.F.C.

Biography

Frederick W. Gibson (born 1907) was an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Career

Born in Somercotes, Gibson played for Dinnington Main, Frickley Colliery, Hull City, Middlesbrough, Bradford City and Boston United. In the 1929–1930 season he replaced the injured George Maddison in the Hull City goal, helping Hull to a semi-final replay in the FA Cup, losing narrowly to eventual winners, Arsenal. For Hull City he made over 100 Football League and FA Cup appearances, plus many more in the Midland League. For Middlesbrough he made over 100 appearances, including in the First Division. For Bradford City he made 10 appearances in the Football League.

Sources

  • Frost, Terry (1988). Bradford City A Complete Record 1903-1988. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 0-907969-38-0.