Continuing the weekly series of ‘True Blue’ figures associated with the early years of Manchester City, here’s an article on William Sumner, the man who captained St Mark’s (West Gorton) in their earliest known fixture in November 1880. You can find out more about Sumner and the latest research below:
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The full series of True Blue profiles will feature:
Lawrence Furniss, John Allison, Joshua Parlby, Walter Chew, William Sumner, Tom Maley, St Mark’s community leaders, Billy Meredith, John Chapman, William Beastow and James Moores.