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Achtung! Millwall History - Tiny Joyce and General Stevenson

Achtung! Millwall Podcast

A new series in which Millwall fan and journalist Neil Fissler discusses two early Millwall Athletic pioneers - 'Tiny' Joyce and General Stevenson - with yours truly ...SHOW NOTESJohn ‘Tiny’ Joyce - 1877-1956Helped prepare the North Greenwich ground 1901.Goalkeeper for Millwall 1900-02 & 1903-10 Returned in WW1 football 1916 and played aged 40Assistant trainer and groundsman 385 apps in all competitions 1900-10Article about not loving football by Tiny Joyce’s grandson Mark Bostridge https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2006/mar/25/familyandrelationships.family3?CMP=Share_iOSApp_OtherNamed in the squad for Clapton Orient v Millwall in the London Combination October 5th 1918 aged 42General Stevenson (brother called Admiral), 1875-1961Right-backPlayed - 318 apps - 9 goals - 1903-1911Liverpool 1898-1900Barnsley 1900-1902Wellingborough 1902-03Stockily built - sturdy tackling - reputation for fearlessnessPlayed in the North v South trials match for England 1903-04 / 1904-05Stevenson guided the club to three titles: the London League in 1904 and the Western League in 1908 and 1909.Additionally, Stevenson won the Southern Professional Charity Cup in 1904. His benefit match against Northampton Town in 1909 attracted a crowd of 10,000. He became a pub landlord in retirement. His son, Arthur Stevenson, was a professional rugby league footballer for Wigan and footballer for Sheffield United and MiddlesbroughSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19mins

12 Jun 2020

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Achtung! Millwall History - Tiny Joyce and General Stevenson

Achtung! Millwall Podcast

A new series in which Millwall fan and journalist Neil Fissler discusses two early Millwall Athletic pioneers - 'Tiny' Joyce and General Stevenson - with yours truly ...SHOW NOTESJohn ‘Tiny’ Joyce - 1877-1956Helped prepare the North Greenwich ground 1901.Goalkeeper for Millwall 1900-02 & 1903-10 Returned in WW1 football 1916 and played aged 40Assistant trainer and groundsman 385 apps in all competitions 1900-10Article about not loving football by Tiny Joyce’s grandson Mark Bostridge https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2006/mar/25/familyandrelationships.family3?CMP=Share_iOSApp_OtherNamed in the squad for Clapton Orient v Millwall in the London Combination October 5th 1918 aged 42General Stevenson (brother called Admiral), 1875-1961Right-backPlayed - 318 apps - 9 goals - 1903-1911Liverpool 1898-1900Barnsley 1900-1902Wellingborough 1902-03Stockily built - sturdy tackling - reputation for fearlessnessPlayed in the North v South trials match for England 1903-04 / 1904-05Stevenson guided the club to three titles: the London League in 1904 and the Western League in 1908 and 1909.Additionally, Stevenson won the Southern Professional Charity Cup in 1904. His benefit match against Northampton Town in 1909 attracted a crowd of 10,000. He became a pub landlord in retirement. His son, Arthur Stevenson, was a professional rugby league footballer for Wigan and footballer for Sheffield United and Middlesbrough See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19mins

12 Jun 2020

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