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Middlesbrough Football Club 1907 – 08

Middlesbrough F.C. team from the season 1907/08. One name is missing (in the torn part of the card); T. Wilson to the right of J. Thackery.
More famous of those pictured are Alf Common, the first £1,000 Transfer player in the English League in 1905; and Steve Bloomer with a transfer fee of £750 in 1906 Both these international players are seated either side of Lieutenant Colonel Gibson Poole; Chairman of Middlesbrough Football Club for many years.

Image courtesy of the Pem Holliday Collection.

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