For club and country

Support this appeal to help remember the Bradford City players who fought during the First World War.

Did you know?

At least seven players who played for Bradford City lost their lives in the First World War.

Featured footballer

Robert Torrance

On the outbreak of war, Robert Torrance was an important member of the Bradford City first team. Joining the club in 1907, he rose to fame in 1911 when he shone in the FA Cup final replay at Old Trafford. He was widely seen as the man of the match in Bradford City’s only major triumph. Torrance was a munitions worker till he joined the Royal Field Artillery in 1917. He was killed during the German Spring Offensive of 1918 and left behind a widow.

Players who served and died

  • James Comrie
  • James Conlin
  • Harry Hanger
  • Gerald Kirk
  • Evelyn Lintott
  • James Speirs
  • Robert Torrance

Find out more about this club at Football and the First World War.

Our ambassador

Sir Trevor Brooking

"In partnership with the Woodland Trust and the National Football Museum, we hope to create a living and digital legacy to remember the sacrifices made by footballers on the frontline and  the home front  war time effort."

Not your club? Check out our list of football clubs involved in the First World War or donate to the National Football Museum's appeal.

For club and country