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James Richardson Spensley

James Richardson Spensley
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Full nameDr James Richardson Spensley
Playing positionGoalkeeper, Defender

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Dr James Richardson Spensley (17 May 1867 10 November 1915) was an English doctor, footballer, manager, Scout Leader and medic from Stoke Newington, London. He is considered to be one of the "Fathers of Italian football", due to his association with Genoa CFC and his contribution to the modern day variation of the game in Italy. He is no relation of noted Italian football correspondent, James Richardson.

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