Herbert Leavey for the Royal Engineers


June 3, 1915
H.J. Leavey (Herbert Leavey), the Bradford wing forward, has joined the Royal Engineers. It will be recalled that he assisted Barnsley when they won the English Cup in 1911-12, and in the third replay with Bradford City in the fourth round (it was not until the fourth time they met that the issue was settled), he had the misfortune to sustain a compound fracture of the left leg. This was in the extraordinary match at Leeds, when there were scenes of indescribable confusion on account of the crowd breaking into the ground.
(Evening Telegraph: June 3, 1915)

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