Gosling’s Olympic Gold: Paris 1900

August 4, 2012 at 12:33 pm (entertainment, history, people) (, , , )

Yes, “my” family has OLYMPIC Gold in its past.

As a member of the Upton Park Football Club, William Sullivan Gosling (1869-1952) competed at the Paris Games in 1900 – and walked away with a Gold Medal!

Upton Park beat the French team 4-0. Alas, only two matches were played: Between France and Belgium; Britain and France. How times have changed…

You can read about William, and also the Olympic Teams here: http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/go/william-gosling-1.html



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