So after two weeks meandering through the history books, here for the first time in 100 years, is the team that started the 1910/1911 season for Woolwich Arsenal. There’s a piece about each one of them on this site.
Goal: – E Bateup The keeper we signed and lost
2: Right Back – A Gray 200 games but now forgotten
3: Left Back – J Shaw Pat Rice in disguise he eventually took over after Chapman
4: Right half – A Ducat Played for England at football and cricket!
5: Centre half – P R Sands The first captain of The Arsenal at Highbury
6: Left half – R J McEachrane 346 games in 14 years
7: Outside Right – D Greenaway Lost in the mists
8: Inside Right- A Common Our big name signing who joined in 1910
9: Centre forward – W Rippon A brief appearance but two records
10: Inside Left – CH Lewis Not quite as versatile as reports suggest
11: Outside Left – F Heppinstall Frank Heppinstall – one of the unknown heroes of the club
Manager: G Morrell the man who had to answer to Norris
Read the complete story of 1910 in “Making the Arsenal” – the book
More on Woolwich Arsenal
And of course there is Untold Arsenal