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Player Database - Jack Richards


Jack Richards

Jack was one of the first players signed by Gresley Rovers when it was formed in 1882.

He was killed in a tragic accident at New Granville Colliery, Swadlincote the day before a scheduled Coalville Charity Cup Final on April 14th 1899.

The game was re-arranged for 22nd April which Gresley won 1-0. The official attendance was over 1,000 at the Fox & Goose ground, Coalville.

Jack's full name was John Richards Pickering (known as Jack Richards)

Jack Richards
First Name Jack
Last Name Richards
Signed 1882
Position Left Half
Left 1899

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10 Highgate United 28 -4 35
11 South Normanton Athletic 23 2 34
12 Worcester City 25 10 33
13 AFC Wulfunians 27 -8 32
14 Coventry Sphinx 22 -22 27
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16 Tividale 22 -4 24
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