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Peter Dougall: the next Alex James… but not quite

By Tony Attwood

Peter Dougall was born on 21 March 1909 at Denny in Falkirk, and played inside left. His first recorded club was Dunipace Juniors, who were founded in 1888 and who currently play in the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association.

Here’s his football career.

Years Team Games Goals 1926–1929 Burnley […]

George Cox: one of the men who got Arsenal fined, but a fine cricketer and good servant of the club

By Tony Attwood

George Cox was born in Warnham near Horsham in Sussex on 23 August 1911, and signed for Arsenal as an amateur in November 1933 from Horsham, before turning professional the following month on 19 December.

Horsham FC were formed originally in 1871, and then reformed in 1882 on a firmer footing, and […]