William James Harper donned the number one jersey in his only appearance for the Saints first team. The game was an away league match at Wigan in which the Saints lost by 10 points to 0. A native of 118 Lyon Street, young Harper was pitched into the fray and by all accounts found it a trying experience. Presumably he returned to A team football at Knowsley Road. James died in March 1936 in St Helens at the age of 63. If anyone can provide further information we would like to hear from you.
|Season (Official Matches)||Tries||Goals||DGoals||Matches|
|Season (Other Matches)||Tries||Goals||DGoals||Matches|
|21st Mar 1896||
|16th Apr 1897||
|*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.|
|WINS : 1 | LOSSES : 1 | DRAWS :|
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