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Hi All

I am researching the history of the Northern Nomads FC - an amateur team who were based in North West England and who became quite well known in the early 20th century, as the Corinthians of the North. I know they played the annual New Years Day game with Queen Park FC for several years, but I have found reference to them travelling to Inverness to play a benefit game in April 1910.

Can anyone confirm if this happened, whether it was against Thistle or Citadel, the score or the teams, please?

Any info would be gratefully appreciated

 

 

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Northern Nomads played Citadel on Saturday 23 April.

Highland News 23/4/1910 states Nomads were to play in the Rosebery colours and "are to be represented by several retired exponents of the game."

The Northern Chronicle 27/4/1910 reported "the Citadel and Northern Nomads (a combination of old players) played a friendly game at Telford Street ground on Saturday afternoon. The game was pleasantly contested and created a good deal of laughter. Amid great cheering from their "supporters" the Nomads won by 4 goals to 3."

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