John Cox: The runner

July 22, 1905
There was a fair attendance at Liverpool Football Grounds on Saturday, when Alec Nelson, of London (half-mile champion), and John Cox (left winger of the Liverpool Club) ran 300 yards on level terms for £50.

Cox has done little on the path, but is reckoned one of the fastest Association players in the country. Nelson, on the other hand, defeated G.B Tincler for the half-mile championship a short time ago. Betting was 6 to 4 on Cox, who won easily by seven yards.
(Shipley Times and Express: July 28, 1905)

John Cox, Liverpool F.C.
Jack Cox

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