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IN MEMORY OF...

...THOSE TOWN SERVANTS WHO DIED ON THIS DAY

January 23

2013
Aged 74

Dave HARPER
Dave made just a handful of appearances during his three-month stay at the County Ground, his career having been blighted by a knee injury while at Millwall several years earlier.

2013
Aged 95

Albert YOUNG
Albert first signed as a pro footballer with Arsenal in 1938 and was Town's oldest surviving player. He passed away in a Chelmsford nursing home.

1958
Aged 78

Fred FENTON
Winger Fred, with Town for four seasons until 1911, worked for the Air Ministry after retiring from the game and later ran the Plough Inn in Doncaster.

1920
Aged 47

James SHARPLES
Winger Jimmy was Town's top scorer in 1899/1900 before 'deserting' to join George Henderson, Jack Shutt and Tommy Wilson on the Isle of Dogs with Millwall. His premature death was from throat cancer.

Full career history for these and every other STFC player can be found in the new book SWINDON TOWN: THE REGISTER 1895-2015 - available now from our ON LINE SHOP