Vintage Billy Briscoe photos unearthed

Thanks to Port Vale fan Leigh Briscoe, OVF has been handed these amazing images of Port Vale players during the 1920s including striker Billy Briscoe. These images were discovered by Leigh’s grandmother and mainly feature Billy Briscoe, who is related to Leigh.



Many thanks to Leigh Briscoe for these images.

Players training at the Old Rec Ground circa 1921.
Billy Briscoe is the player on the far right
briscoe3 This snap was labelled as “Vale players outing”
Billy Briscoe is wearing a hat on the left
Billy Briscoe in the centre of this Old Rec action shot
briscoe5 Billy Briscoe portrait

A note on Billy Briscoe

Billy was a former Stoke and Leeds forward who played for the club over three spells – in 1918, 1919-1923 and 1925. He was top scorer in the 1924-1925 season.