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William 'Billy' Gillespie (1891 - 1981), Sheffield United Football C Club (1912 - 1933)

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Ref No:p01024
Title:William 'Billy' Gillespie (1891 - 1981), Sheffield United Football C Club (1912 - 1933)
Location:Sheffield
Date Period:1900-1919
Notes:

Our Football Boys Series, No. 5. Presented with 'Football Favourite' October 7th., 1922.

Postcard reads:

Gillespie, an Irish international inside left, hails from London derry. Put in 31 appearances for the United last season, and justified his existence by notching 14 goals. Height, 5ft. 9 ins. Weight 10st. 9lbs.

This image was originally part of the Tim Hale Photographic Collection. It was purchased at auction in September 2019 through donations from members of the public and a grant from the Graves Trust.

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