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Hearts 5 Caps  -  Who are they/

Postcard  -   5 Hearts Caps, 1935  -  Who are they?

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Blackwood, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland


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   Postcard  -   5 Hearts Caps, 1935  -  Who are they?




John Blackwood

Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

Thank you to John Blackwood for allowing me to reproduce one of the photos that he found in his mother's collection.  John's mother died, aged 98, in 2011.

John wrote:


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"This postcard is of Hearts 5 caps from 1935.  Who were they?"

John Blackwood, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland:  October 31, 2013




Philip Anderson

Thank you to Philip Anderson for replying to the question about who the five Hearts Players are on this postcard.

Philip wrote:


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"The five Hearts players are:

Andy Anderson

Tommy Walker

Dave McCulloch

Andy Herd

Alex Massie.

The fellow in the suit is Alex Irvine (Chairman).

Philip Anderson:  November 4, 2013




Ian Smith


Thank you to Ian Smith for writing to tell me:

Tommy Walker

"I would say the third from the left in this photo, as we view it is Tommy Walker."

Ian Smith, who lived near Tynecastle, Edinburgh until 1996: Dec 22 + 23, 2014

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Tommy Walker

Thank you to Ian Smith, London, for also sending me links to the following pages:

-  This WorldFootball page showing the Hearts squad of 1934-35
    including Tommy Walker, b.26 May 1915

This Wikipedia page listing 100 notable Hearts players
     including Tommy Walker who played for Hearts between 1932 and 1949,
     then went on to become (in Wikipedia's words) 'Hearts' most successful manager'.

This Wikipedia page summarising the career of Tommy Walker
     including Tommy Walker both as a player for Linlithgow Rose, Hearts, Chelsea and
     Scotland and as a Manager for Hearts and Raith Rovers

This eBay page offering some 'Wills Cigarette Cards' of football players
    including one of Tommy Walker at a 'buy it now' price of 1.25.
    (This link may not work for much longer, if somebody finds 1.25 and buys the card!)

Peter Stubbs, Edinburgh:  December 23, 2014


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