Fred Knowles Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Corporal Frederick John Knowles MM
  • Born: November 1st, 1895 (Nairn)
  • Position: Inside Right
  • Career Totals: 27 appearances, 4 goals


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1924-25 4 1 0 0 0.0% 25.0% 75.0%
1923-24 1 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
1920-21 7 1 0 0 14.3% 14.3% 71.4%
1919-20 15 2 0 0 20.0% 26.7% 53.3%
Totals: 27 (0) 4


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 21/03/25 HFL vs. Elgin City (A) 1 - 5
 02/01/25 HFL vs. Fraserburgh (A) 2 - 5
 15/11/24 HFL vs. Keith (A) 2 - 2
 08/11/24 HFL vs. Clachnacuddin (A) 1 - 4
 10/11/23 HFL vs. Fraserburgh (A) 1 - 4

 Recent First Team Goals
 08/11/24 HFL vs. Clachnacuddin (A) 1 - 4
 06/11/20 HFL vs. Buckie Thistle (A) 1 - 4
 24/01/20 HFL vs. Elgin City (H) 2 - 3
 18/10/19 HFL vs. Forres Mechanics (H) 4 - 2

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 08/11/24 HFL vs. Clachnacuddin (A)  1 - 4
 06/11/20 HFL vs. Buckie Thistle (A)  1 - 4
 24/01/20 HFL vs. Elgin City (H)  2 - 3
 18/10/19 HFL vs. Forres Mechanics (H)  4 - 2

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 21/03/25 HFL vs. Elgin City (A)  1 - 5
 02/01/25 HFL vs. Fraserburgh (A)  2 - 5
 15/11/24 HFL vs. Keith (A)  2 - 2
 08/11/24 HFL vs. Clachnacuddin (A)  1 - 4
 10/11/23 HFL vs. Fraserburgh (A)  1 - 4
 22/01/21 HFL vs. Inverness Thistle (A)  1 - 5
 27/11/20 HFL vs. Forres Mechanics (H)  0 - 1
 13/11/20 HFL vs. Caledonian (A)  0 - 3
 06/11/20 HFL vs. Buckie Thistle (A)  1 - 4
 30/10/20 HFL vs. Elgin City (H)  1 - 1
 23/10/20 HFL vs. Citadel (H)  2 - 0
 11/09/20 HFL vs. Citadel (A)  2 - 4
 14/02/20 1st Round vs. Forres Mechanics (A)  1 - 1
 31/01/20 HFL vs. Camerons (H)  1 - 0
 24/01/20 HFL vs. Elgin City (H)  2 - 3
 17/01/20 HFL vs. Camerons (H)  1 - 1
 10/01/20 HFL vs. Seaforths (H)  2 - 5
 27/12/19 HFL vs. Clachnacuddin (A)  1 - 5
 13/12/19 HFL vs. Elgin City (A)  2 - 2
 06/12/19 HFL vs. Forres Mechanics (A)  0 - 0
 29/11/19 HFL vs. Caledonian (H)  1 - 3
 22/11/19 HFL vs. Citadel (A)  0 - 1
 15/11/19 HFL vs. Inverness Thistle (A)  3 - 6
 08/11/19 HFL vs. Clachnacuddin (H)  2 - 1
 01/11/19 HFL vs. Buckie Thistle (A)  0 - 2
 25/10/19 HFL vs. Seaforths (H)  1 - 3
 18/10/19 HFL vs. Forres Mechanics (H)  4 - 2


Biography

A highly decorated Royal Air Force corporal before he played for County, Fred served a World War I flying ace credited with seven aerial victories. He served in No. 111 Squadron in Palestine, part of 40th (Army) Wing, in the Egyptian Expeditionary Force during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign. Between 12 December 1917 and 18 January 1918 while flying as observer/gunner to a number of pilots, he accounted for seven enemy aircraft, all but one destroyed. Air Mechanic 2nd Class Knowles' award of the Military Medal was gazetted on 10 April 1918.

Fred was one of the first players to play for Nairn County during their inaugural season in 1919-20.

Debut

October 18th, 1919
Forres Mechanics 2 - 4 Nairn County

League (HFL)


Timeline