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About Alf West:
Poems on Players:
“He’s a right back,
And a tight back,
A rare back,
A funk-and-fumble-ne’er back.
He’s a cool back,
His comrades-makes-elate back.
He’s a neat back,
A sturdy-on-his-feet back;
Rather “slim” back,
Oh, this WEST back,
A superb back,
(Athletic News: February 5, 1906).
Born: December 15, 1881: Nottingham, in England.
Passed away: June 27, 1944: Radford, in England.
Position: Full back.
Height: 170 cm. (5ft. 7in.);
Weight: 74 kilos (11st. 9lb.).
** Source: Athletic News: December 30, 1907.
Notts Jardine, 1897.
** Transferred to Liverpool for £500 (new transfer record for both clubs).
Liverpool: Signed: November 4, 1903;
* eligible for Liverpool in official matches: November 6, 1903.
Reading: Signed: June 3, 1909.
Liverpool: Signed: May 4, 1910.
* eligible for Liverpool in official matches: August 11, 1910.
Notts County: Signed: July 13, 1911.
*** War time guest for Reading.
Mansfield Town, 1919.
Football League First Division Winner: 1905-06 (Liverpool).
Football League Second Division Winner: 1904-05 (Liverpool); 1913-14 (Notts County).
Sheriff of London Charity Shield Winner: 1905-06 (Liverpool).
Liverpool Cup Winner: 1904-05 (Liverpool), 1905-06 (Liverpool).
Sunderland Daily Echo: January 2, 1904.
Joint Everton and Liverpool Match Programme: March 18, 1905.