Tuesday, 18 March 2014

D.C. Thomson / The Vanguard - THO-725/THO-31 Vanguard Photo Gallery


THO-725/THO-31 Vanguard Photo Gallery
D.C. Thomson / The Vanguard
10 gatefold cards

Really nice gatefold cards, each depicting four contemporary footballers. The top picture shows the front and back and the second picture shows the two inside players. You'll find three more of these cards illustrated on Roger Pashby's Huddersfield Town website - Huddersfield Town Cards & Stickers.

issue no. 9, dated 08 December, 1923

1.  J. Low (Newcastle United), R.E. Yorke (Aston Villa), A. Archibald (Glasgow Rangers), J. Irvine (Everton)
issue no. 10, dated 15 December, 1923
2.  N. Dinsdale (Notts County), S.R. Castle (Chelsea), E. Taylor (Huddersfield Town), W. Tempest (Stoke City)
issue no. 11, dated 22 December, 1923
3.  H. Healless (Blackburn Rovers), S. Haden (Arsenal), W. Rankin (Motherwell), J. Carr (Middlesbrough)
issue no. 12, dated 29 December, 1923
4.  W. Jennings (Bolton Wanderers), J. Young (West Ham United), M. Forsyth (Aberdeen), F. Morris (West Bromwich Albion)
issue no. 13, dated 05 January, 1924
5.  N. Bullock (Bury), H. Morris (Manchester City), A. McLean (Glasgow Celtic), T. Roberts (Preston North End)
issue no. 14, dated 12 January, 1924
6.  P. Bell (Raith Rovers), T. Wilson (Huddersfield Town), J. Cooper (Notts County), J.A. Mackie (Arsenal)
issue no. 15, dated 19 January, 1924
7.  F. McPherson (Manchester United), J. McKay (Blackburn Rovers), A.L. Kennedy (Arsenal), W. Cook (Sheffield United)
issue no. 16, dated 26 January, 1924
8.  G.S. Seymour (Newcastle United), E. Scott (Queens Park), C. Walters (Tottenham Hotspur), E. Barkas (Huddersfield Town)
issue no. 17, dated 02 February, 1924
9.  T. Urwin (Middlebrough), W. Smith (Huddersfield Town), H. Shaw (Hibernian), J. Gill (Cardiff City)
issue no. 18, dated 09 February, 1924
10.  W. Brown (Everton), A. Wood (Clapton Orient), C. Pringle (Manchester City), W. Morgan (Burnley)


  1. Thanks for the date details, Alan. And I learned something else - I always thought that there were only nine of these. ;-)

  2. Have you noticed these are numbered?
    Check on the Unwin card by his name you'll see the number 9

    1. I hadn't noticed, thanks for letting me know. I've added the numbers and amended the order in which the players are listed.

  3. Hi Alan, Very small error but although the first card says 'J. Irvine Everton', I believe it's Robert William Irvine, known as Bobby, so the card should have said 'R. Irvine Everton'


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