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Donald Simpson Bell VC was the only professional footballer to be awarded the Victoria Cross. The Bradford Park Avenue player was awarded the medal in July 1916. There’s a link to his obituary on the Tumblr here. Photo taken at National Football Museum in Manchester

Donald Simpson Bell VC was the only professional footballer to be awarded the Victoria Cross. The Bradford Park Avenue player was awarded the medal in July 1916. There’s a link to his obituary on the Tumblr here. Photo taken at National Football Museum in Manchester

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