Obituaries

The death of Alf Shelton


July 24, 1923
The death occurred yesterday at Nottingham General Hospital of Mr. Alfred Shelton, a former notable Association football player, for many years a leading member of the Notts County Football Club team. He played for England in seven international matches, being one of the cleverest half backs in the country.
(Source: Evening Telegraph: July 25, 1923)

** Note: In 1892 it was reported that Liverpool had signed Alf Shelton to act as their future captain. Something went wrong with the transfer and Liverpool instead signed Andrew Hannah to act as their captain.

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