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The story of Liverpool-born William Gibson Walter Richards and Thomas Whittle who represented Everton in the 1880s
He collected a Liverpool Cup winner's medal in his first season at Anfield and played three Football League games for Everton between 1884 and 1888.
The first of a long line of “first-choice” goalkeepers at the club
The forward played for Everton in the early years of the 20th Century and was caught up in World War I when he was imprisoned by the Germans while working as a trainer in Europe