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Chapter 29 In the early years of the twentieth century, there were no Russian Oligarchs, or Middle Eastern Oil Magnates, to turn to if...
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Chapter 28 – 1910/11 ‘The Reds start the season with a heavy financial handicap’ – Workington Star 02/09/1910 In the summer, after six seasons...
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Chapter 27 – 1909/10 The close season brought the usual large-scale change in personnel, with ten senior players moving on, many after just one...
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Chapter 26 – 1908/09 It didn’t take long for the Workington side that had done so well to finish third in their first season...
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Chapter 25 – 1907/08 Having gained promotion to the Lancashire Combination first division, Workington had an attack of common sense. Although they still maintained...
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Chapter 24 – 1906/07 The outcome of May’s meeting in Newcastle was that Workington, along with nine other clubs, became founder members of the...
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Chapter 23 – 1905/06 Over the years, at whatever level the club has been playing, Workington have had many prolific goal scorers. However, never...
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Chapter 22 – 1904/05 At the end of the previous season a number of clubs had left the Lancashire Combination leaving a number of...
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Chapter 21 – 1903/04 At the end of the 1902/03 season, following the introduction of a second division to the powerful Lancashire Combination League,...
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