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West Hartlepool North Eastern Railway FC - 1893-1894

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The NER played in Teesside League for around a decade before folding, with West Hartlepool Amateur FC reformed (there had been a West Hartlepool a. f. c. from 1883) from the ashes of the NER in 1898. After the success of West winning the FA Amateur Cup in1905, that sowed the seeds of professional football in the minds of many, with 'Pools being formed in 1908, West folding two years later and being absorbed by Pools.

Date (of image) : 1/9/1893

Donor : fb anon cf

Creator : Unknown

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