Jimmy Speirs – A Hero of the Football and Battlefield

JIMMY SPEIRS - HERO OF THE FOOTBALL AND BATTLEFIELD In the ‘Official History of the Great War’, Brigadier-General J. E. Edmonds records that 244,897 British and Commonwealth soldiers became casualties during the Third Battle of Ypres. Among the dead was an FA Cup winning captain who played more than three hundred games as professional footballer before earning […]

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