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Barney Battles Snr.

Barney Battles Snr.

Clubs played for: Celtic, Liverpool (1895-1905)

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Biography: Defender. Became a real hero in his native Scotland while playing for Celtic but briefly ventured south of the border to play for Liverpool in 1898. When he died from pneumonia in 1905, it was reported that 40,000 people lined the route to the cemetery on the day of his funeral.




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