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Presentation of football clubs 1927-28


The Athletic News is an amazing source for information about football history; about players an clubs and all the stories in-between. The sports paper focused on facts and not on rumours and that is why I find it so exciting to read through. In August each year, a few weeks before the start of the football season, they presented all the Football League clubs, clubs in the Southern League, the Scottish and Irish League’s.

I will present their squad details of all the clubs and their writing of the club presentation before the start of the 1927-28 season.

As you can see below this is still work in progress. Those club articles that I have finished transcribing can be found and read by following the link over their name.

First Division Second Division
Everton Manchester City
Huddersfield Town Leeds United
Leicester City Chelsea
Derby County Preston North End
Bury Stoke City
Cardiff City Swansea Town
Bolton Wanderers Oldham Athletic
Aston Villa West Bromwich Albion
Newcastle United Port Vale
Arsenal Nottingham Forest
Birmingham Grimsby Town
Blackburn Rovers Bristol City
Sheffield United Barnsley
The Wednesday Hull City
Sunderland Notts County
Liverpool Wolverhampton Wanderers
West Ham United Southampton
Manchester United Reading
Burnley Blackpool
Portsmouth Clapton Orient
Tottenham Hotspur Fulham
Middlesbrough South Shields
Third Division North Third Division South
Bradford Park Avenue Millwall
Lincoln City Northampton Town
Stockport County Plymouth Argyle
Doncaster Rovers Brighton and Hove Albion
Tranmere Rovers Crystal Palace
Bradford City Swindon Town
Darlington Southend United
Southport Exeter City
Accrington Stanley Newport County
New Brighton Queens Park Rangers
Wrexham Charlton Athletic
Halifax Town Brentford
Rochdale Luton Town
Rotherham United Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic
Hartlepools United Watford
Chesterfield Town Gillingham
Crewe Alexandra Norwich City
Ashington Walsall
Barrow Bristol Rovers
Wigan Borough Coventry City
Durham City Merthyr Town
Nelson Torwuay United

Blackburn Rovers F.C. – 1027-28.
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Everton F.C. – 1927-28
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Leeds United F.C. – 1927-28.
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West Ham United F.C. – 1927-28.
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Southampton F.C. – 1927-28.
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Huddersfield Town F.C.
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