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The "legend" heads another!
Photo: Ivor Hilton
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Item #: 17252
No prizes for guessing who the scorer is! Although some interesting team mates to try and put a name to.
I can't claim the credit for this photo as I bought it from a local newspaper, but old Springfield Park supporters can enjoy it!

Comment by: Tony Topping on 28th February 2011 at 18:34

Superb picture again Ivor!

P.S. Fancy doing an interview for the football fanzine?

Comment by: geoff on 28th February 2011 at 21:49

I think the player in the centre background is Walter Stanley.If I remember correctly he played on the left wing.From the angle of the header it cold have been this player that crossed the ball.

Comment by: pat on 1st March 2011 at 13:03

correct geoff it is walt Stanley

Comment by: Tony Topping on 1st March 2011 at 17:56

Any latics fans who can recall matches like this please get in touch via the Mudhutter website.
Thanks

Comment by: Ticsmon on 2nd March 2011 at 19:04

Is Allan Brown at the edge of the box to the right of Harry? and is the inside forward Carl Davenport?

What season would this be?

Comment by: Ticsmon on 4th March 2011 at 20:55

Now we beat Oswestry 3-0 in seasons 1961-62 and 1964-65. I don't think Harry played for us in 1961-62 so I presume it was 1964-65. Any comments?

Comment by: Ivor on 5th March 2011 at 10:50

It was the 1964-65 season. Allan Brown (player/manager)is just behind Harry's legs with Carl Davenport following up. This was the season we won the Cheshire League and Lyon scored 66 goals in all competitions.

Comment by: Ivor Hilton on 21st April 2011 at 14:45

Sad to read about the death of Allan Brown this week (April 2011. He was a very shrewd manager who got the best out of his players. Thanks for some great memories Allan!

Comment by: Judith Robinson on 15th March 2012 at 16:17

Is Barry Knowles on it? he is my dads second cousin

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