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Achtung! Millwall History - Bill Voisey and Bert Lipsham

Achtung! Millwall Podcast

A new series in which Millwall fan and journalist Neil Fissler discusses two early Millwall Athletic pioneers - Bill Voisey and Bert Lipsham - with yours truly ...SHOW NOTESBill Voisey 1891-1962Right-half ‘Banger Voisey’Born on the Isle of DogsTenacious ball winner with a fierce shot Decorated in the RFA in Belgium DCM, MM & CdeG BEngland Victory international v Wales 1919Scored Millwall’s first goal in the Football League 1920FA tour of South Africahttps://islandhistory.wordpress.com/2019/09/19/bill-voisey-the-millwall-footballer-from-cubitt-town/Bert Lipsham - 1878-1932 (Herbert Broughall Lipsham)Born in Chester - educated at the King’s School in Chester - founded by Henry VIIIWon the FA Cup with Sheffield United 1902England international v Wales 1902Football League v Irish LeagueSigned for the Lions in time for the start of 1910-11 (last games on the Isle of Dogs - played on the wing in the first game at Cold Blow Lane 0-1 v Brighton)Outside-Left - 85 apps - 13 goals.Millwall Player Manager 1910 - 13Then manager to 1918Richard Lindsay describes his appointment as being seen as ‘significant’ at the time.‘A quiet, unassuming and well-behaved young man, he was famous for his hard-hit crosses, which produced a lot of goals for his central strikers. ‘His first game as Millwall Manager was a 0-3 loss to Clapton Orient in the Dubonnet Cup, played in Paris 1910As a manager Lipsham steered Millwall away from Southern League relegation to 8th position 1911-12, then 6th 1912-13.Made some important signings as manager, inc full back Jack Fort and goalscorer Wally Davis.He managed the club during the difficult years of the First World War, playing in the London Combination.Served briefly post-war at Millwall ‘in an advisory capacity’, before leaving for West Norwood, Northfleet then on to Canada where he became involved in the development of football. He had no luck across the ocean and lost a hand in a timber-yard accident, before dying in a train crash 1932.He also had a tobacconist shop at 142 Bramall Lane.Lipsham was a member of the first management committee of the PFA.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20mins

12 Jun 2020

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Achtung! Millwall History - Bill Voisey and Bert Lipsham

Achtung! Millwall Podcast

A new series in which Millwall fan and journalist Neil Fissler discusses two early Millwall Athletic pioneers - Bill Voisey and Bert Lipsham - with yours truly ...SHOW NOTESBill Voisey 1891-1962Right-half ‘Banger Voisey’Born on the Isle of DogsTenacious ball winner with a fierce shot Decorated in the RFA in Belgium DCM, MM & CdeG BEngland Victory international v Wales 1919Scored Millwall’s first goal in the Football League 1920FA tour of South Africahttps://islandhistory.wordpress.com/2019/09/19/bill-voisey-the-millwall-footballer-from-cubitt-town/Bert Lipsham - 1878-1932 (Herbert Broughall Lipsham)Born in Chester - educated at the King’s School in Chester - founded by Henry VIIIWon the FA Cup with Sheffield United 1902England international v Wales 1902Football League v Irish LeagueSigned for the Lions in time for the start of 1910-11 (last games on the Isle of Dogs - played on the wing in the first game at Cold Blow Lane 0-1 v Brighton)Outside-Left - 85 apps - 13 goals.Millwall Player Manager 1910 - 13Then manager to 1918Richard Lindsay describes his appointment as being seen as ‘significant’ at the time.‘A quiet, unassuming and well-behaved young man, he was famous for his hard-hit crosses, which produced a lot of goals for his central strikers. ‘His first game as Millwall Manager was a 0-3 loss to Clapton Orient in the Dubonnet Cup, played in Paris 1910As a manager Lipsham steered Millwall away from Southern League relegation to 8th position 1911-12, then 6th 1912-13.Made some important signings as manager, inc full back Jack Fort and goalscorer Wally Davis.He managed the club during the difficult years of the First World War, playing in the London Combination.Served briefly post-war at Millwall ‘in an advisory capacity’, before leaving for West Norwood, Northfleet then on to Canada where he became involved in the development of football. He had no luck across the ocean and lost a hand in a timber-yard accident, before dying in a train crash 1932.He also had a tobacconist shop at 142 Bramall Lane.Lipsham was a member of the first management committee of the PFA. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20mins

12 Jun 2020

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