|Full name||James Thomas Alfred Blackburn|
|Date of birth||20 July 1878|
|Place of birth||Blackburn, Lancashire, England|
|Date of death||13 March 1951(aged 72)|
|Place of death||Ilford, England|
|Playing position||Outside-left, wing-half|
|1905-1913||West Ham United||217||(24)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
James Thomas Alfred Blackburn (20 July 1878 - 13 March 1951), known as Fred Blackburn, was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Blackburn Rovers and in the Southern League for West Ham United.
He was capped three times for England, making his international debut at Crystal Palace against Scotland, in which he scored in a 2-2 draw. He also represented the English League against the Scottish League and played in a North versus South fixture.
He moved to West Ham United in the summer of 1905, along with Blackburn teammates Lionel Watson and Harry Hindle, and switched to wing-half while with the club. He was an ever-present during the 1909-10 season and totalled 237 Southern League appearances for the club, scoring 24 goals, before leaving in 1913.
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