Saturday, 14 February 2015

Provincial Sports Publications, Southport - Soccer Stars

Soccer Stars
Provincial Sports Publications, Southport
2 cards

Two sheets, each showing 30 footballers,measuring approximately 8" square(ish). Sometimes found cut down to individual photos.
UPDATE (29-06-2015):  Date amended from c1950 to 1948-49. See the comment by Lee West.

Soccer Stars - sheet 1 - 5½" x 5¼"
Soccer Stars - sheet 1 - 6½" x 6¼"
Soccer Stars - sheet 1 - 8" x 7½"

L. Shackleton (Sunderland)
L. Leuty (Derby County)
J. Delaney (Manchester United)
P. Doherty (Huddersfield Town)
A. Forbes (Arsenal)
N. Lofthouse (Bolton Wanderers)
A. Stubbins (Liverpool)
W. Elliott (West Bromwich Albion)
W. Mannion (Middlesbrough)
E. Wainwright (Everton)
F. Swift (Manchester City)
E. Hinton (Fulham)
J. Froggatt (Portsmouth)
J. Harris (Chelsea)
G. Lowrie (Newcastle United)
S. Matthews (Blackpool)
T. Finney (Preston North End)
T. Lawton (Notts County)
R. Pryde (Blackburn Rovers)
N. Franklin (Stoke City)
G. Wilkins (Nottingham Forest)
C. Jordan (Sheffield Wednesday)
I. Black (Southampton)
A. Powell (Leeds United)
C. Whitelum (Sheffield United)
W. Wright (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
H. Carter (Hull City)
A. Brown (Burnley)
G. Edwards (Birmingham City)
T. Ford (Aston Villa)

Soccer Stars - sheet 2 - 5½" x 5¼"
Soccer Stars - sheet 2 - 6½" x 6¼"
Soccer Stars - sheet 2 - 8" x 7½"

R. Langton (Preston North End)
A. Hudgell (Sunderland)
F. Mountford (Stoke City)
S. Mortensen (Blackpool)
J. Morris (Manchester United)
J. Milburn (Newcastle United)
W. Liddell (Liverpool)
R. Halton (Bury)
L. Compton (Arsenal)
G. Cummings (Aston Villa)
G. Bradley (Leicester City)
M. Gillies (Bolton Wanderers)
J. Mullen (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
J. Edwards (Nottingham Forest)
A. Wakefield (Leeds United)
K. Armstrong (Chelsea)
L. McDowall (Manchester City)
T. Ward (Derby County)
E. Ditchhurn (Tottenham Hotspur)
J. Vernon (West Bromwich Albion)
G. Robledo (Barnsley)
V. Metcalfe (Huddersfield Town)
M. Fenton (Middlesbrough)
E. Quigley (Sheffield Wednesday)
W. Ardron (Rotherham United)
L. Townsend (Bristol City)
P. Farrell (Everton)
C. Trigg (Birmingham City)
D. Westcott (Blackburn Rovers)
D. Reid (Portsmouth)


  1. By my reckoning these are almost certainly from 1948/49. Wally Ardron joined Forest from Rotherham for the start of the 1949/50 season, and George Wilkins played for Forest from December 1947 to May 1948.

    Lee West

    1. Thanks Lee, I've amended the date as per your suggestion.



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