£460 - £660
The Football League, gold Long Service medal by Vaughton & Sons to a Secretary of West Bromwich Albion Football Club, a football with ribbon within lozenze, rev. engraved 'F.Everiss, Secretary, West Bromwich Albion F.C. 1902-3 to 1922-3', 15ct., wt. 23.4g, 28x36mm. Extremely fine.Fred Everiss (1892-1951) only retired as secretary-manager in 1948, thus becoming England's longest fulltime 'manager', although the post of manager was only created by Albion upon Everiss's retirement.