POOLstats - West Hartlepool AFC - Pen Pictures
Pen Pictures of the Cup Winners

1. J Bainbridge
Age: 23. Height 5ft 4in. Weight 9st 7lb.
Goalkeeper born in West Hartlepool. Played for several local junior sides, before joining West in 1903-4. Second season with West. Played for the reserves until making his first team debut in October 1904. Later played for local side Corinthians.

2. Thomas Hegarty
Age: 23. Height 5ft 9in. Weight 12st, 2lbs.
Local right full back who formerly played for West Hartlepool Perseverance. Second season with West. Also had trials for Middlesbrough in the summer in 1904. Later played for Stockport, Sunderland Royal Rovers, Hartlepools United, and Hearts.

3. Richard Hegarty
Age: 21. Height 5ft 8in. Weight 11st.
Brother of Tommy and a left full back. Was previously with Belle Vue Athletic and West Hartlepool Perseverance. Second season with West. Later played for Stockport, Sunderland Royal Rovers, Hartlepools United and West Hartlepool St. Joseph's. Died in service in WWI.

4. Fred Black
Age: 22. Height 5ft 7in. Weight 11st 8lbs.
Born in West Hartlepool, and was another who could play anywhere on the pitch, including in goal, where he made a few appearances for West. Second season with West. Previously played for Percy Villa, and later played for Hartlepools United.

5. J Hyslop
Age: 26. Height: 5ft 8in. Weight: 10st 8lbs.
Born in Scotland and was studying Sanitary Science in Edinburgh whilst playing for West. 5th season with West. Captain of the team, and could play in any outfield position.

6. Sammy Stokes
Age 24. Height 5ft 7in. Weight 11st 10lbs.
Played at half back, but also could play up front too. Third season with West. Earlier played for West Hartlepool Perseverance. Spent many years with West becoming their captain when Hyslop left. Later played for West Hartlepool Expansion.

7. D Larkin
Age: 21. Height: 5ft 11in. Weight: 10st 12lbs.
Outside right. Previously on books of Belle Vue Athletic. 1st season with West. Later played for West Hartlepool Expansion, Hartlepools United, and West Hartlepool St. Joseph's. Later in his career he converted to half-back.

8. W Fairweather
Height: 5ft 9 ½.
Middlesbrough born Inside right. Previously with Stockton Trinity and Darlington St. Augustines. 1st season with West.

9. A Robinson
Age: 22. Height 5ft 8in. Weight 10st 9lbs.
Centre Forward. Previously with Stranton Parish Church Club. 1st season with West. Later played for Stockport County, Carlisle Unted and Sheffield United.

10. Otto L Trechmann
Age: 21. Height 6ft ½in.
Born in West Hartlepool , studying at Clare College, Cambridge ex-public schoolboy who also played for Old Carthusians. Later played for Middlesbrough, the famous Corinthian Casuals and West Hartlepool St Aidan's.

11. Robert Hodgson
Age: 23. Height: 5ft 7½in. Weight: 10st 10lbs.
Could play in every position up front. 5th season with club. Previously with Temperance Rovers. Later appeared for Hartlepools United.

Many thanks to Colin Foster.