Freddie Cox
Freddie Cox

Freddie Cox

Outside right Freddie Cox scored valuable goals in Arsenal's 1950 and 1952 FA Cup semi-final triumphs.

He played for Spurs either side of the Second World War and served as a Flight Lieutenant in the RAF.


Name Freddie Cox
Arsenal Career 1949 - 1953
Position: Striker
Appearances 94 (94 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 16

Moving to Arsenal for £12,000 in September 1949, Cox was an FA Cup winner in 1950 and a finalist in 1952, scoring nine times in 79 First Division games for the Gunners prior to joining West Brom as player-coach in July 1953.

He became Bournemouth's manager in April 1956, then managed Portsmouth, Gillingham and Bournemouth again and was a newsagent in Bournemouth until his death in August 1973. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)