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010 – CB Fry magazine, 1904

I think this is a bit of a treat. Following on from the last post and an old clip of training here’s an article, in full, from CB Fry’s magazine. One of the greatest sportsmen of his age, CB Fry’s magazine was one of the very few doing in depth articles on sports clubs of the time and this article goes behind the scenes at Woolwich Arsenal for pre-season training and also has interest for details of ground development.









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009 – Woolwich Arsenal training in 1897

Bit different today – I’m going to try and link a video from my youtube page. This is a clip of the team in training in 1897. Unfortunately I can’t say where the clip originates as I came across it on a torrent site a while back.

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008 – Famous Footballers 1890s

A popular quality magazine of the time was called Famous Footballers which was published in an oversized format (hence the pictures and details having to be scanned separately). I’ve scanned a teamgroup and a couple of players, including possibly the greatest name in the history of our club (who was also our first international), Caesar Augustus Llewellyn Jenkyns.



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007 – 1894 Boy’s Own Teamgroup

Today’s scan appeared in an 1894 copy of Boy’s Own Comic.

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