For club and country

Support this appeal to help remember the Fulham players who fought during the First World War.

Did you know?

Fulham’s lowest ever gate of 500 occurred during wartime football.

Featured footballer

William Maughan

William Maughan was a wing half from County Durham who signed for Fulham in 1914. He established himself as a first team player, playing 24 games over two seasons. Volunteering, he joined the 1/6th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry.

He was promoted to the rank of Corporal and served at the Battle of the Somme where he was wounded and died on 2 October 1916, aged 22.

Players who served and died

  • William Borland
  • John Flanagan
  • William Maughan
  • Horace Robotham
  • Robert Stuart
  • Edward Thompson
  • Frederick Waterson
  • Frederick Wheatcroft

Find out more about this club at Football and the First World War.

Our ambassador

Sir Trevor Brooking

"In partnership with the Woodland Trust and the National Football Museum, we hope to create a living and digital legacy to remember the sacrifices made by footballers on the frontline and the home front war time effort."

Not your club? Check out our list of football clubs involved in the First World War  or donate to the National Football Museum's appeal.

For club and country