Season preview 1910/11: Millwall F.C. (Athletic News)

August 29, 1910
The ground opening postponed.
Millwall have been engaged in further strengthening their team, and have signed on a centre-forward named Martin, a local player who commenced his career with the “Dockers,” and J. Harrower, a half-back from Southend United, A Bryce, a full back, and C. Elliott, a forward, have joined from the Dartford Club, while great things are expected from H. Friend, a soldier back who last year represented the Army against the Navy.

The new ground, which, by the way, is to be known as the “Den,” will not be ready for the opening match with New Brompton. The facts is the stands, etc., are not up yet, and the first match will be played at North Greenwich, and the opening of the Den is postponed until September 24, when West Ham cross the river to see their old neighbours and rivals.

The players signed on are as follows: –
(Surname, birth place, position, height, weight):

Carmichael Harvey Tillicoultry Goalkeeper 188 82
Igglesden W Etchingham Goalkeeper 183 70
Stevenson General Burnley Full back 171 73
Jeffrey James Blairgowrie Full back 174 85
Payne R Millwall Full back 178 78
Atkinson J. Charlton Full back 174 78
Bryce A Woolwich Full back 176 68
Frost Sammy Millwall Half back 173 76
Wilson Joe Wigan Half back 179 76
Blythe Joe Berwick Half back 174 79
Waller W Limehouse Half back 173 74
Garratt Archie Douglas, Lanarks Half back 176 75
Smith jack Tollcross Forward 175 78
Morris Jimmy Millwall Forward 173 67
Martin Bill South Shields Forward 180 79
Vincent F Millwall Forward 173 73
Taylor AE Millwall Forward 174 64
Lipsham Bert Chester Forward 175 70
Elliott C Plumstead Forward 178 73

(Athletic News: August 29, 1910)

Harvey Carmichael.

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