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William 'Dutch' Gladwin

William got the winner in the 2nd ever Montagu Cup. He lost his life at Gallipoli in Dec 1915.

He signed for Doncaster Rovers after the 1898 Mont.  His brother, Pete (3rd from the left) also played in the same final. More at :


William Gladwin with the ball.  Unknown team.  Credit:  Mark Brennan.

Gladwin 9 10 1915.jpg
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The 1898 Mont was a bizarre affair.  Birdwell beat Kilnhurst 2-1 (Dutch got the Kilnhurst goal) - but they were fined for submitting a "false list of player names" and the final had to be replayed.
In the replayed final, many of the Kilnhurst players walked off after a disallowed goal for offside.  They were persuaded to continue - although the linesman was replaced by a spectator!

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