Richard Sparling – Sports Writer and Sheffield Soldier

RICHARD SPARLING - SPORTS WRITER AND SOLDIER In 1926 Richard A. Sparling wrote what was probably the first ever football club history, entitled The Romance of the Wednesday. But this was not his first publication. In 1920 he had written, with the assistance of his fellow sportswriter Howard R. Sleigh, the official history the 12th (Service) […]

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