Death of Ephraim Rhodes at the age of 78. A fine full back in his day, he joined Brentford from Sunderland in 1908 and was a regular in their Southern League side until he moved to Crystal Palace just before the First War. Captained Palace when they became the first Third Division champions in 1921. When he retired from the playing field two years later he had appeared in over 300 matches - 89 in the Football League. He later had a spell as Brentford trainer.