Herbert Kilpin

Herbert Kilpin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Herbert Kilpin (24 January 1870 - 22 October 1916) was an English football pioneer, player and manager. He is best known as the founder of Italian club A.C. Milan. Kilpin was born in Nottingham on 24 January 1870, the son of a butcher, and grew up with nine older brothers and sisters at 129 Mansfield Road. After leaving school he worked as a lace warehouse assistant in the city. He was a keen footballer and, aged only 13, he had taken part at the foundation of a small amateur club named after Italian national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi, whose players wore the typical red shirts.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613658784X
  • 9786136587844