Fred Mullineux,

Biographical Text

Fred Mullineux played in the 1st practice match at the start of the season and large number of games for the reserves. Described as a young wing-half signed by Exeter City at the start of the season from Hindley Central, he was 22 at the time, weighed 11 stone and was 5 feet 9 ins tall.

On signing for Exeter in the Summer of 1912, the following was written about Fred:- 
"Fred Mullineux is slim, and light for his inches, but a player of great promise. He is another player who is joining professionalism for the first time with the City, and he may make a name for him self in the "Ever Faithful". He was born at Walkden 22 years ago. Mullineux was educated at Farnworth Grammar School, and as a boy played left-back. Afterwards he Little Hulton, members of the Bolton Amateur League, and assisted them as a back for two seasons. Then he got a trial with Walkden United, and remained with them for one season. It was there that he changed positions, and settled down at left-half. He then went to Hindley Central for one season, and finally to Walkden Wednesday. He soon became a leading figure in the Manchester Wednesday League, and played for the "Rest of the League" against the Champions last season, at left-half. He was captain of the Walkden club in 1910-11 and again last year."





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