Albert Spears for Doncaster Rovers

July 3, 1923
Mr. Dick Ray, manager of the Doncaster Rovers Football Club has signed on three promising players. Albert Edward Shears, a centre forward, 23 years of age, and a native of Newcastle, who has been two seasons with Preston North End. The season before last he scored 29 goals, but previously he played for Spen Black and White. He stands 5ft. 10ins. and weighs 11½st.

Thomas Ketley, for three and half seasons played for Bradford Park Avenue, as a centre forward; his real position is outside right. He comes of a well-known footballing family from Normanton. Twenty-four years of age, he stands 5ft. 7½in, and weighs 11st. 10lbs.

Peter Robinson, whose home is at Port Glasgow, and who for four seasons was connected with Greenock Morton, was last year captain of the Hartlepools United Club. He is an inside forward who combines cleverness with powerful shooting ability, stands 5ft. 7½in, and weighs 11 stone.
(Source: Sheffield Independent: July 3, 1923)


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