Jimmy Ashcroft

Jimmy Ashcroft

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James "Jimmy" Ashcroft was an English football goalkeeper. Born in Liverpool, Ashcroft began his career with several local sides, briefly signing as an amateur with Everton, before moving south and joining Southern League side Gravesend United in 1899. He was quickly spotted by nearby Woolwich Arsenal of the Football League, and signed as a professional for the Gunners in June 1900. Ashcroft immediately made his debut against Burton Swifts on 15 September 1900; although Arsenal lost 1-0, Ashcroft kept his place and remained an ever-present for that season, and the following one.show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136653087
  • 9786136653082