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moonlight dribbler



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:01 pm 
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Around the 1913-14 Season Leicester Fosse Reserves v ? at Filbert Street,
Not holding out too much hope that someone will know who the opposition is (Villa, Burnley kit ?) in these postcards but you never know...
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atletico



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:48 pm 
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It certainly looks like Aston Villa's kit but I don't have any record of them playing Leicester Reserves in that season.
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KJD



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:55 pm 
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From the newspaper archives they were in the Central Alliance along with fifteen others (in 13-14) and I reckon unless someone can come across a league handbook, and it has a colours list, they will probably remain a mystery.

Derby County Res
Grantham Avenue
Grantham Town
Gresley Rovers
Holwell Works
Ilkeston United
Kettering
Leicester Imperial
Long Eaton St Helen's
Mansfield Mechanics
Mansfield Town
Notts Reserves
Shirebrook
Sutton Junction
Sutton Town
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