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: William Rigby
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William died at a military hospital from wounds received. He was buried with full military honours. Before the war he was a well known local footballer, playing for Southport Central.
Star Green \'Un on Saturday Jan 27th reported he had been promoted to Sargeant.
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
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