Failure of a football player


March 29, 1893
William Cecil Campbell, professional football player for Darwen, came up for public examination at Blackburn Bankruptcy Court this morning.

His liabilities were £237, and his assets £64. He attributed his failure to non-payment of purchase money of a business he formerly carried on at Middlesbrough as an athletic outfitter.

Part of the deficiency was due to travelling expenses between Darwen, Middlesbrough, and Scotland.
(Liverpool Echo: March 29, 1893)

XX

 

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.