A Glasgow Charity Cup winner's medal season 1877-78, inscribed GLASGOW CHARITY CUP, J.T. RICHMOND, QUEEN'S PARK F.C. James Tassie Richmond was born at Anderston, Glasgow, on 22nd March 1858.
The forward joined the famous amateur club Queen's Park in 1877 and won three Scotland international caps the first at the age of 19. As well as winning the Glasgow Charity Cup, Richmond gained Scottish Cup winner's medals in 1880 and 1882. He was also a keen rugby player and eventually gave up football to concentrate exclusively on the oval ball game. He died on 13th January 1898.
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Sporting Memorabilia, Sotheby's Olympia
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