Hall of Fame

Charles William ALCOCK
(Sunderland, 2nd December 1842 - 26th February 1907)
Forward; 199 appearances - 82 goals

Alcock founded the Wanderers, was secretary of the Football Association between 1870 and 1895, was President of the Referees' Association, President of the Surrey FA and Vice- President of the London FA, founded the FA Cup in 1871, captained England four times, played in all five of the unofficial internationals between England and Scotland, scored over 100 goals (playing for Surrey, Upton Park, Harrow Pilgrims, Gitanos and Crystal Palace in addition to Forest and Wanderers) and even refereed the 1875 and 1879 FA Cup finals. Outside of football, Alcock was editor of the Football Annual and James Lillywhite's Cricket Annual, sub-editor of The Sportsman, published of Cricket and Football magazines and was an accomplished writer. In cricket, Alcock arranged the first Test match between England and Australia in 1880, played for the Marylebone Cricket Club against Middlesex CC, became Secretary of Surrey CC and, bizarrely, captained France against Germany! Even with all this in his life, Alcock additionally turned out for Blackheath Rugby Club and raised a family. He is buried in West Norwood Cemetery.

(Chichester, 13th November 1852 - 29th January 1949)
Forward; 51 appearances - 20 goals

One of the club's most prolific goalscorers, Kenrick, was the first person to score an FA Cup goal, for Clapham Rovers, was the Wanderers' Club Secretary for 4 years and was the last Wanderer to pass away.

Lord Arthur Fitzgerald KINNAIRD
(London, 16th February 1847 - 30th January 1923)
Utility; 80 appearances - 26 goals

Kinnaird was a merchant banker, becoming a director of Barclays Bank, a justice of the peace, President of the YMCA and Lord High Commissioner for the Church of Scotland. He became Lord Kinnaird in 1887. In footballing terms, he is without peer having appeared in a record 9 FA Cup finals. Kinnaird played for Scotland in 3 unofficial internationals and one official, played for representative sides from London, Middlesex and Kent, Old Etonians, whom he founded, Crusaders, Civil Service and Gitanos. He was the first President of the London FA and Treasurer of the Football Association between 1877 and 1890, upon which he was promoted to President until his death. He had seven children.

(Dumfries, 22nd March 1841 - 10th November 1899)
Goalkeeper; 58 appearances - 2 goals

Kirkpatrick was 8th Baronet of Closeburn and was Private Secretary to Lord George Hamilton, 1st Lord of the Admiralty. Kirkpatrick played in goal for the Wanderers (playing the 1878 FA Cup final with a fractured arm!) but even scored twice for the club. He represented Scotland and Surrey, served on the FA Committee and played one match for the Gentlemen of the South cricket club, taking three wickets.

Reverend Alfred Hugh STRATFORD
(Kensington, 5th September 1853 - 2nd May 1914)
Full Back; 75 appearances - 2 goals

Stratford won three FA Cup medals with the Wanderers, earned one international cap and played for Middlesex CC for 7 years - scoring 577 runs and taking 83 wickets - even going on the captain the American cricket team after emigrating there. He died in Newark, New Jersey.

Charles Mansfield TEBBUT
(Wanstead, 24th December 1839 - 27th December 1898)
Forward; 59 appearances - 2 goals

A regular since the formation of Forest, Tebbut was the brother of AM Tebbut, who scored Wanderers' first ever goal. He also played for Middlesex CCC six times scoring 38 runs in nine innings and served on their committee, along with that of Essex CCC.

Charles Henry Reynolds WOLLASTON
(31st July 1849 - 22nd June 1926)
Inside Forward; 75 appearances - 40 goals

Wollaston won five FA Cup medals, won four England caps, scoring once, served on the FA Committee, played in the annual London versus Sheffield match, was a Wanderer for ten years, playing 75 times and scoring 40 goals including three hat-tricks, and served as the original club's last secretary.


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