Wednesday, 5 November 2014

JF Sporting Collectibles - Football's Fallen Heroes of World War One

Football's Fallen Heroes of World War One
JF Sporting Collectibles
24 cards

A set of black and white portraits, with biography on the reverse. Available in five different versions. To purchaes individual cards are a complete set please follow this link -

Card (65mm x 90mm) - Matt
Card (65mm x 90mm) - Gloss
Postcards (100 x 145mm (4" x 5¾")) - Matt
Postcards (100 x 145mm (4" x 5¾")) - Gloss
Large Card (110 x 160 mm (4¼" x 6¼"))

1.  Donald Bell, VC (Crystal Palace, Newcastle United, Bradford Park Avenue)
2.  Wilfred Bartrop (Worksop, Barnsley, Liverpool)
3.  Sandy Turnbull (Manchester City, Manchester United, Rochdale (guest), Clapton Orient (guest))
4.  Edward Bell (Crystal Palace, Southampton, South Franborough, Portsmouth)
5.  Jimmy Speirs (Maryhill, Glasgow Rangers, Clyde, Bradford City, Leeds City and Scotland - 1 cap)
6.  Allen Foster (Rotherham Town, Bristol City, Reading)
7.  George Scott (Braeside, Sunderland West End, Clapton Orient and London XI)
8.  William Jonas (Jarrow Croft, Havanna Rovers, Clapton Orient)
9.  Evelyn Lintott (Woking, Plymouth Argyle, Queens Park Rangers, Bradford City, Leeds City and England - Amateur - 5 caps; and Full - 7 caps)
10.  Walter Tull, MC (Clapton, Tottenham Hotspur, Northampton Town, Glasgow Rangers)
11.  Leigh (L.R.) Roose (Aberystwyth Town, Druids, London Welsh, Stoke, Everton, Sunderland, Glasgow Celtic, Port Vale, Huddersfield Town, Aston Villa, Woolwich Arsenal, Aberystwyth Town, Llandudno Town and Wales - 24 caps)
12.  Fred Griffiths (South Shore, Clitheroe, Blackpool, Stalybridge Rovers, Millwall Athletic, Tottenham Hotspur, Preston North End,West Ham United, New Brompton, Middlesbrough, Moore's Athletic and Wales - 2 caps)
13.  Bob Torrance (Kirkintilloch Rob Roy, Bradford City)
14.  Eddie Latheron (Grangetown Athletic, Blackburn Rovers, Blackpool (guest) and England - 2 caps)
15.  Richard McFadden (Blyth, Wallsend Park Villa, Clapton Orient and Southern XI v England)
16.  Bob Whiting (Brighton & Hove Albion)
17.  Frank Hesham (Manchester City, Gorton St. Francis, Crewe Alexandra, Accrington Stanley, Stoke, Leyton, Oldham Athletic, Preston North End, Croydon Common, Newton Heath Alliance)
18.  Sidney Wheelhouse (Two Blues of Bishop, Shildon Athletic, Grimsby Town, Clapton Orient (guest))
19.  Pat Flanagan (Stoubridge, Norwich City, Fulham, Woolwich Arsenal)
20.  Billy Baker (Green Waves, Plymouth Argyle)
21.  James 'Ginger' Williams (Bury, Accrington Stanley, Birmingham, Crystal Palace, Millwall and Wales - 2 caps)
22.  Billy Gerrish (Bristol Rovers, Aston Villa, Preston North End, Chesterfield)
23.  Frank Cannon (Hitchin Town, Queens Park Rangers, West Ham United, New Brompton, Port Vale)
24.  Heart of Midlothian Team Photo - James Speedie, Tom Gracie, Duncan Currie, Ernest Ellis, Henry Wattle, James Boyd


  1. As much as I think that this is a highly commendable set, I am very disappointed that it fails to include Larrett Roebuck of Huddersfield Town, the VERY FIRST English footballer to fall in action, on 18th October 1914. Shame.

  2. Roger , Larrett Roebuck will feature in the 2nd Series of cards work in progress Tragically for so many fallen it was a tough choice who to feature in the first set but rest assured they are not forgotten


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