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Rotherham Town v Thornhill
Rotherham Town v Thornhill

Rotherham Town v Thornhill 1902

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Rotherham Town v Thornhill 1902

United Kingdom

These two Rotherham football clubs eventually merged to become Rotherham United in 1925. Here, they make the best of a poor pitch that caused the match to be abandoned after 55 minutes. The Rotherham Town keeper, in white, puts in a lot of effort, if not so much skill, with the ball. Showman Albert Wilkinson, in a top hat, can be seen geeing up the coal-dusted crowds for the camera.

Genres

Sport Non-Fiction

Tags

Rotherham United Football Club Football matches

Collection

Edwardian Football Edwardian Sports

Released

1902

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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