Over the past few days we have spent some time at Duke Street Cemetery attempting to locate the memorials for a number of former players. Ralph Rylance Much has been made of R.L. Rylance’s contribution to establishing association football in Southport. He came to Southport from Blackburn in 1881 where he was
Full Name: Harry Schofield
Normal Position: Wing Half
Born: 1885/86 Bolton - (approximate)
Died: 28/07/1921 (Southport)
Died of a brain haemorrage shortly before the start of Southport’s first Football League campaign.
He has been working on the football ground at Ash Lane in connection with the improvements being carried out. Some time after arriving at his lodgings in Bath Street he was taken ill. A doctor was called in but he died shortly afterwards.
2 months before he was joint beneficiary in a match played between a team of football “stars” arranged by Jimmy Fay and a team of Southport’s past and present players. It is a coincidence that he was due to receive his share of the receipts in the week of his death.
Cambrian Cup, Conference League Cup, English Jubilee Fund, FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, Lancashire Floodlit Trophy, Lancashire Junior Cup, Lancashire League Medal Competition, Lancashire Senior Cup, League, Liverpool Challenge Cup, Liverpool Senior Cup, Northern Premier League Cup, Northern Premier League Shield, PLAY OFFS , President's Cup, President's Inter League, Third Division (North) Cup, Welsh Cup,
Games where player was named on the team sheet
Games where player has scored
|18/09/1920||League||H||MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES||2 - 2|
|04/12/1913||League||A||BLACKPOOL RESERVES||1 - 2|
|11/10/1913||FA Cup / 1Q||H||PORTSMOUTH ROVERS||9 - 0|
|24/12/1910||League||H||MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES||2 - 1|