Robert Parker

Robert Parker

Everton

Robert Parker was the highest scorer in the 1914/15 season as Everton won the First Division. He returned from the First World War with a bullet lodged in his back.
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Sir Bobby Charlton becomes Manchester United’s Club Champion

Manchester United and England football legend, Sir Bobby Charlton CBE, becomes Club Champion.

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Author: G Elsley

Chelsea

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