Fred Whittaker (soccer)

Frederick John Rennie Whittaker (April 18, 1923 – September 29, 2006) was a lacrosse and soccer player from British Columbia, Canada. He was signed by the English club Notts County in 1946 and scored two goals in ten games for them in that year.[2] Back in Canada he led Vancouver North Shore United to the national championship in 1949 and played eleven times for and coached the British Columbia All-Stars.

Fred Whittaker
Personal information
Full name Frederick John Rennie Whittaker[1]
Date of birth (1923-04-18)April 18, 1923[1]
Place of birth Vancouver, British Columbia,[2] Canada
Date of death September 29, 2006(2006-09-29) (aged 83)[2]
Place of death Aldergrove, British Columbia,[2] Canada
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1940–44 Vancouver St. Saviours
1944–45 Vancouver Boeing FC
1945–46 North Shore United FC
1946–47 Notts County 10 (2)
1947–49 St. Saviours / Vancouver City
1949–54 North Shore United FC
1955–56 Vancouver Pilseners
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

In 2002, he was inducted into the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame.[1]


  1. "Fred Whittaker". Canada Soccer Hall of Fame. July 1, 2018. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  2. "Fred Whittaker". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved July 11, 2018.

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