Local starlet with 101 goals in the season


May 1, 1914
The photograph shows Harry Lewis, a seventeen-year-old member of the Birkenhead Old Boys’ F.C., who has this season scored 101 goals, and has done the double hat-trick in three games, further, scoring the eight goals which represented the score with their meeting with Sudley Juniors on December 20. The boy has greatly pleased a very large following which the club are fortunate in having. The player represented the Birkenhead schoolboys for three successive seasons; in fact, the majority of the club’s members have played as representatives of the Birkenhead schoolboys, the club having this season secured the championship of the Merseyside Amateur League, and have, including friendly games, scored 228 goals this season.
(Liverpool Echo: May 1, 1914)

17 year-old Harry Lewis.
Harry Lewis

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