On January 27, 1883 a man called Thomas H Coleman wrote a letter to the Citizen, suggesting that Gloucester needed a football club.\r\n\r\n20130127-113512.jpg\r\n\r\nMr Coleman, who lived in Brook Street, Tredworth, went on to found Gloucester City AFC and was our first club captain.\r\n\r\nThank you to Tim Clark for the cutting and information.

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