June 30, 2011
By Robin Hackett
William 'Fatty' Foulke (1894-1907)
The quintessential fat footballer, once-capped England goalkeeper Foulke weighed 275.8lb (125.1kg) during his time at first club Sheffield United and, by the time he signed for Bradford in 1906, he was up to 350lb (158.7kg).
Stories about Foulke abound, though some must ...