“Famous British Footballers” (English issue – Adventure)

Year of issue: 1921-22
Issued by: “Adventure” (D.C. Thomson)
Trade reference number(s): THO-195-1 / THO-8-1
Number of cards in set: 18
Size: MF (approx. 70mm x 45mm)
Approximate value (per card): Murrays £3.35; FCCM £1.75

This series of unnumbered cards had identical backs and were issued at the tail end of 1921, spilling over into the first couple of weeks of 1922. There was also a different Scottish issue which you can read about on Alan Jenkins‘ website HERE.

Famous British Footballers back     J Dimmock     S Chedgzoy     G Wilson     J Marshall     F Barson     CM Buchan     M Woosnam     R Kelly     A Wilson     S Seymour     F Keenor     J Silcock     P Barton     W Cresswell     WH Smith     E Mooney     F Reilly     J Seed

  • James Dimmock (Tottenham Hotspur) – issue #1, 17th September, 1921
  • Sam Chedgzoy (Everton) – issue #2, 24th September, 1921
  • G. Wilson (Sheffield Wednesday) – issue #3, 1st October, 1921
  • Jock Marshall (Middlesbrough) – issue #4, 8th October, 1921
  • F. Barson (Aston Villa) – issue #5, 15th October, 1921
  • C.M. Buchan (Sunderland) – issue #6, 22nd October, 1921
  • Max Woosnam (Manchester City) – issue #7, 29th October, 1921
  • R. Kelly (Burnley) – issue #8, 5th November, 1921
  • Andy Wilson (Middlesbrough) – issue #9, 12th November, 1921
  • Stan. Seymour (Newcastle United) – issue #10, 19th November, 1921
  • Fred Keenor (Cardiff City) – issue #11, 26th November, 1921
  • Jack Silcock (Manchester United) – issue #12, 3rd December, 1921
  • Percy Barton (Birmingham) – issue #13, 10th December, 1921
  • W. Cresswell (South Shields) – issue #14, 17th December, 1921
  • W.H. Smith (Huddersfield Town) – issue #15, 24th December, 1921
  • E. Mooney (Newcastle United) – issue #16, 31st December, 1921
  • F. Reilly (Blackburn Rovers) – issue #17, 7th January, 1922
  • Jimmy Seed (Tottenham Hotspur) – issue #18, 14th January, 1922