Asked in Football - SoccerArthur Conan Doyle
Did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle play for Portsmouth football club?
February 18, 2018 3:41PM
Yes. He played under the name A. C. Smith as an amateur goalkeeper for the team.
In a side note, he may have paid a tribute through the story 'The Adventure of the Missing-Three Quarter' when he named the dog in the story, Pompey, which is the nickname of the team.