Herbert Kilpin

Died aged 46

Herbert Kilpin (24 January 1870 – 22 October 1916) was an English football player and manager, best known as the main founding father of AC Milan. After playing as an amateur in his native city of Nottingham, in the early 1890s he moved to Italy to work in the textile industry and he became one of the pioneers of football in the country, first as a player for Internazionale Torino and then as player, manager, and charter member of Milan.

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founder of A. C. Milan , football manager of A. C. Milan 1899-1906 and footballer of A. C. Milan 1899-1908

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Herbert Kilpin the father of Italian Football and the founder of Milan Football and Cricket Club (AC Milan) was born here 24th January 1870

191 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, United Kingdom where they was born (1870)