Friday, 12 August 2016

Topical Times - The Football Fan Book (1931)

The Football Fan Book
Topical Times
1 booklet

Topical Times issued a large number of booklets. This one was included with the issue number 583, dated 17 January, 1931.
UPDATE (02-11-2020 15:27):  Ken Breakey has provided information allowing me to compile a list of contents.

The Football Fan Book

Page 2.  Arthur Chandler (Leicester City)
Page 3.  Historic Shocks in the Cup
London's Lesser Lights, The Unknown
Page 4.  Stars Who Shine in Other Games
Page 5.  Alan Morton's Most Thrilling Cup Tie
Page 6.  Nicknames of Clubs and Players
Page 7.  Summary of Cup Winners
Page 8.  Best Football Training
Page 9.  Cup-Tie Defenders
Page 10.  Cup Medallists
Page 11.  Football Fun
Page 12.  Famous Regerees
Page 13.  Golden Goals
Page 14.  How The Arsenal Won the F.A. Cup - F.A. Cup Chart
Page 16.  Scottish Cup Chart
Page 18.  Famous Football Families
The Gibson family - Brothers Jimmy (Aston Villa), Neil (Clyde) and Willie (ex-Newcastle United). In oval, tehir father, Neilly Gibson of Rangers, Partick Thistle and Scotland fame.
Mr. Harry Johnson (in centre), trainer and captain of Sheffield United, with his two sons, Tom (left), and Harry who also play for the "Blades."
H. Pearson (left), the ex-West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper, with his son, who plays in the same position for the same club.
Three of the brothers Page - left to right - Jimmy (ex-Cardiff City), Tom (ex-Port Vale), and Louis (Burnley).
Page 20.  Football Problems
Page 22.  Jimmy McMullan's Most Thrilling Cup Tie
Page 23.  Centre-Halfs
Page 24.  Long-Drawn-Out Battles
Page 26.  Young Cup Fighters
W.E. Houghton (Aston Villa), H. Pearson (Blackpool), E. O'Callaghan (Tottenham), P. Wayson (Hamilton A.), C.S. Bastin (Arsenal), W. Russell (Chelsea), J. Deacon (Wolves), A. Cunliffe (Blackburn Rovers)
Page 28.  The Cup-Tie Who's Who
Page 49.  Against Time - Sketch by Seymour Hurley
Page 50.  Contents
Page 51.  Five Great Cup-Tie Goalkeepers (Caricatures)
Thomson (Celtic), Gilfillan (Portsmouth), McInroy (Newcastle), Hibbs (Birmingham), Robertson (Charlton Ath.)

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