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An Original "Sharpe's"  Newton Heath card c.1887-1890 with colours as vibrant NOW as they were when first printed 126 years ago! Perhaps this is the only card of it's type in existence?. | by Leslie Millman-Manchesterunitedman1
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An Original "Sharpe's" Newton Heath card c.1887-1890 with colours as vibrant NOW as they were when first printed 126 years ago! Perhaps this is the only card of it's type in existence?.

Jack Powell played for Newton Heath between 1886-1891. This is an original Sharpe's Card c 1890 depicting him as captain of Newton Heath. Powell is reputed to be the first ever Welshman to play for an English club at a professional level.

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Taken on March 11, 2009