Fred Pickering

Fred Pickering
Personal information
Full name Frederick Pickering
Date of birth (1941-01-19) 19 January 1941
Place of birth Blackburn, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1963 Blackburn Rovers 123 (59)
1963–1967 Everton 97 (56)
1967–1969 Birmingham 74 (27)
1969–1971 Blackpool 49 (24)
1971–1972 Blackburn Rovers 11 (2)
1972 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 (0)
Total 354 (168)
National team
1964 England 3 (5)

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

Frederick "Fred" Pickering (born 19 January 1941) is an English former professional footballer. He played as a forward.


Domestic career

Pickering began his career with his hometown club, Blackburn Rovers, in 1959, signing professional forms on his 17th birthday.[1]

International career

Pickering won three caps and scored five goals for England in 1964 during his Everton career. He made his international debut on 27 May 1964, against the USA, and scored a hat-trick in a 10–0 victory for Alf Ramsey's team.[2]


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