January 19, 2012
By Robin Hackett
Billy Meredith (Manchester City, 1894-1906 and 1921-24)
Meredith became football's first true star after signing for Manchester City in 1894 and helping the club become established in the top-flight as well as winning the FA Cup in 1904. However, after blowing the whistle on City's refusal to adhere to the ...