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Footballers of the Great War: A Cigarette Card Series


Part of the University of Wolverhampton & Western Front Association Open Public Lecture Series   Monday 6th November 2017 Public Lecture Monday 6th November 2017 5.30pm – 7.00pm   'Footballers of the Great War: A Cigarette Card Series - the start of something...'   The Presentation and Exhibition are being given by Tim Godden who is an…

The first footballer killed in 1914: Larrett Roebuck of Huddersfield Town


Huddersfield Town full-back Larrett Roebuck was the first professional footballer from the English Leagues to be killed in the First World War. This is his story... Larrett Roebuck was born at Jump, near Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, on 27 January 1889. By 1901 the Roebuck family had moved to Rotherham and were living in Barker's Yard, off the m…