6th January 1924
Fred Worthington had made around 125 appearances for Bury and Leicester City when he had a season with Exeter City in the mid-1950s. After just sixteen games he moved on to Oldham Athletic.Bury became his first professional club in July 1947 where he was to feature in 69 league games and score 14 goals. He was transferred to Leicester City in March 1951 and scored 9 times in 55 league starts for the Filbert Street club.
Moving to Exeter City in July 1955 for a fee of £1,000, he made his debut for the Grecians a month later against Colchester United. He played in the first 16 matches of the season but then lost his place in the side and moved to Oldham Athletic in August 1956.
After a season at Boundary Park he switched to Chorley. He died on 4 December 1975.