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27 November: one of our most eccentric players and a war hero, was born.

Dr Leigh ‘Dick’ Roose was born 27 November 1877 and died in action on 7 October 1916

He joined Woolwich Arsenal as a goalkeeper from Aston Villa in September 1911 – it was his final season in football. His transfer was as much a publicity stunt as anything else, for Dick Roose was just about […]