Thursday, 22 August 2013

BBC Sport - Cuthbert Ottaway: England's sporting genius rediscovered

BBC Sport - Cuthbert Ottaway: England's sporting genius rediscovered

BBC News

22 Aug 2013

England's first football captain was arguably the greatest sportsman of his - or perhaps any - era ... Find out more ... Even Ottaway's place of burial was unknown ... A year later he made amends, captaining Oxford to a 2-0 win over the Royal Engineers at the Kennington Oval thanks to goals from Charles Mackarness and Frederick Patton ... 1863 ... 1866 ... The game, again held at the Kennington Oval, was played in a howling gale and ended 1-1 ...

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