Ex-Everton player leaves Ruhleben


Saturday, May 25 – 1918
Sam Wolstenholmes, the English international; left back, who played for Everton and Blackburn and was capped by England against Scotland in 1904 and against Ireland and Wales in 1905, had at last been released from the civilian internment camp at Ruhleben in Germany, and transferred to Holland.

A native of Little Lever, Wolstenholme, who played as a junior with Farnworth Alliance and Horwich and spent the best part of his career with Everton, went out to coach a German football team some months before the outbreak of war, and his wife and children were with him when he was interned.
(Liverpool Echo, 25-05-1918)

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