“Famous Football Captains” (Champion)

Year of issue: 1922-23
Issued by: “The Champion” (Amalgamated Press)
Trade reference number(s): AMA-305-1 / AMC-16-1A
Number of cards in set: 28
Size: MF (approx. 70mm x 45mm)
Approximate value (per card): Murrays £1.70; FCCM £1.25

These cards form part of a larger set of ‘Sportsmen’ and are sometimes catalogued as such. The Captains themselves are separately numbered beginning with Carmichael but Shaw is the last to be marked as such. A few of the first cards were issued as pairs and the set also included a few rugby players and a boxer.

Carmichael     Carmichael backAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Wilson & ShawAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Wilson & Shaw back     Parker     Parker backAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A McCall & BuchanAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A McCall & Buchan back     Shaw     Shaw backAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Feebury & DaviesAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Feebury & Davies back     Rance     Rance backAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Fay & BrownlieAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Fay & Brownlie back     Brittan     Brittan backHarrow     Harrow backSturgess     Sturgess backThorpe     Thorpe backVoisey     Voisey backRussell     Russell backGrimsdell     Grimsdell backFletcher     Fletcher backAMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Wetter     AMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Wetter backWomack     Womack backSeddon     AMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Seddon backGregory     Gregory backPickles     AMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A Pickles backMcCracken     AMA-305-1 AMC-16-1A McCracken backShea     Shea backCunningham     Cunningham backChedgzoy     Chedgzoy backRawlings     Rawlings backMOss     Moss back

30. (1) J. Carmichael (Grimsby Town) – issue #30
31. (2) C. Shaw (Celtic) / George Wilson (Sheffield United) – issue #31
32. (3) Fred Parker (Clapton Orient) – issue #32
33. (4) C.M. Buchan (Sunderland) / J. McColl (Preston North End) – issue #33
34. (5) Joe Shaw (Arsenal) – issue #34
35. J.A. Davies (Rugby Union) / A. Feebury (Crystal Palace) – issue #35
36. C.S. Rance (Derby County) – issue #36
37. J. Brownlie (Third Lanark) / J. Fay (Southport) – issue #37
38. R.C. Brittan (Cardiff City) – issue #38
39. J. Harrow (Chelsea) – issue #39
40. A. Sturgess (Sheffield United) – issue #40
41. Levy Thorpe (Lincoln City) – issue #41
42. Battling Siki (Boxer) – issue #42
43. William Voisey (Millwall) – issue #43
44. Moses Russell (Plymouth Argyle) – issue #44
45. Arthur Grimsdell (Tottenham Hotspur) – issue #45
46. B. Fletcher (Burnley) – issue #46
47. J. Wetter (Newport R.F.C.) – issue #47
48. F. Womack (Birmingham) – issue #48
49. James Seddon (Bolton Wanderers) – issue #49
50. Val Gregory (Wolverhampton Wanderers) – issue #50
51. R.C.W. Pickles (Bristol R.F.C.) – issue #51
52. W. McCracken (Newcastle United) – issue #52
53. D. Shea (Fulham) – issue #53
54. Andrew Cunningham (Rangers) – issue #54
55. S. Chedgzoy (Everton) – issue #55
56. W.E. Rawlings (Southampton) – issue #56
57. F. Moss (Aston Villa) – issue #57