Nov 11
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Donald Bell was the only English professional footballer to win the Victoria Cross during the First World War. This article offers detail on his sporting career, particularly during his time as a student in London, and his football career on his return to Yorkshire.

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Nov 03
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In 2016, a new network made up of military historians with an interest in football and football club historians was formally launched at a symposium held at the University of Wolverhampton. The network has got off the ground due to an initial grant from the Oxford United Chairman, Darryl Eales and is based at the Centre for Historical Research, University of Wolverhampton. The National Football Museum based in Manchester along with Soccer History Magazine and Back Pass have also added their support to the project.

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Oct 24
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The British Newspaper Archive is a website which makes available digital copies of British newspapers from the archives of the British Library (for a fee) and which has become a very valuable online resource for sports historians, including soccer historians.

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