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Football professionals 1887-88 (Lancashire clubs)


January 7, 1888
Appended will be found an additional list of professional registered in accordance with the rules of the Football Association by Lancashire clubs: –

John W. Alston, Witton;
Willie Almond, Witton;
James Ashworth, Darwen;
A. Astbury, Darwen;
John Atkins, Burnley;
Harry Barnes, Bury;
Virgo Barnes, Rawtenstall;
Alfred Beckett, The Wednesday;
John Bentley, Church;
James Bereford, Blackburn Rovers;
John Bladen, Hyde;
Charles Booth, Hurst;
H. Bowers, Hyde;
Francis Bradey, Gorton Villa;
Sam Briscoe, Astley Bridge;
Thomas Bunting, Hindley;
Charles Bunyan, Hyde;
Jonah Bury, Darwen;
James Clarke, Denton;
William H. Clarkson, Darwen;
Robert Clegg, Church;
Richard Cooke, Blackburn Park Road;
Thomas H. Costley, Everton;
Henry Cunliffe, Witton;
Heber Davis, Newton Heath;
James Davis, Burnley;
Robert Dearden, Darwen;
Thomas Dewhurst, Blackburn Olympic;
Joe Dixon, Blackburn Rovers;
George Dobson, Everton;
George Douglas, Bury;
John H. Duckworth, Bury;
T. Duckworth, Burnley;
Thomas H. Eastham, Blackburn Olympic;
Aaron Entwistle, Hurst;
Jonty Entwistle, Darwen;
Thomas Grimshaw, Witton;
George Farmer, Everton;
J.W. Farnworth, Darwen;
J.H. Fenton, Darwen;
Charles Felton, Newton Heath;
Thomas Fielding, Darwen;
Richard Forrest, Witton;
William Fox, Higher Walton;
George Galbraith, Gorton Villa;
Andrew Gibson, Everton;
James Gill, Blackburn Olympic;
Isaiah Gotheridge, Newton Heath;
James Greenhalgh, Gorton Villa;
James Greenwood, Astley Bridge;
Thomas Gregory, Hyde;
James Hacking, Darwen;
Robert Haresnape, Witton;
Howarth Hargreaves, Burnley;
A. Haworth, Bury;
Joe Haworth, Church;
Ralph Hays, Rawtenstall;
Joe Heyes, Blackburn Rovers;
James Hinde, Burnley;
H. Hitchen, Bury;
Arthur Hopkinson, Hyde;
A. Horobin, Bolton Wanderers;
J. Hossfield, Witton;
Robert Hothershall, Witton;
Edward Humphreys, Bury;
Lawrence Ingram, Rawtenstall;
John R. Isherwood, Darwen;
Charles Jackson, Burnley;
Charles James Joliffe, Everton;
Henry Jones, Halliwell;
M. Kenyon, Darwen;
John Thomas Kirk, Rawtenstall;
James Knowles, Astley Bridge;
Thomas Laithwaite, Hindley;
John Leach, Darwen;
Joe Lomax, Heywood Central;
John S. Lord, Burnley;
John Lyons, Blackburn Rovers;
Patrick McHugh, Bolton Wanderers;
Patrick Maguire, Church;
James Marland, Hurst;
William Marsden, Darwen;
John Mitchell, Newton Heath;
Frederick Moore, South Shore;
John Murtagh, Burnley;
John Newport, Bootle;
James Nightingale, Darwen;
Thomas Ed. Noble, Blackburn Park Road;
Richard North, Rawtenstall;
Thomas O. Owen, Darwen;
William Henry Parker, Church;
John Paynter, Church;
Jonathan Pearson, Old Wanderers;
E. Pickering, Witton;
Henry Pickington, Burnley;
J.A. Pickup, Witton;
Walter Pilkington, Church;
Walter Place, Burnley;
William Plant, Denton;
James Pressdee, Hyde;
W.T. Ramsbottom, Witton;
Harry Richardson, Bury;
Elijah Rigby, Fleetwood Rangers;
Richard Roberts, Blackburn Rovers;
James Ross, Bury;
George Ross, Bury;
W.H. Sharples, Witton;
Frank Shorrock, Witton;
Andrew Singleton, Church;
Henry Smith, Burnley;
Joe Smith, Witton;
J.W. Smith, Darwen;
Frank Spencer, Rawtenstall;
Henry Stirzaker, Fleetwood Rangers;
W.G. Struthers, Bolton Wanderers;
Frank Sugg, Burnley;
John William Taylor, Irwell Springs;
John Thompson, Padiham;
John Towers, Blackburn Park Road;
Jimmy Trainer, Preston North End;
E. Turner, Witton;
Thomas Turner, Burnley;
George Waite, Padiham;
James Walmsley, Blackburn Park Road;
Fred Warburton, Heywood Central;
F.G. Watts, Gorton Villa;
John Wheeler, Church;
W. Whiteside, Hindley;
J. Whittaker, Church;
W. Wilson, Witton;
William Wood, Church;
Fred Wright, Bury.
(Lancashire Evening Post; January 9, 1888)

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