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Argyle Street Council School


Argyle Football Team
Photo: Susan Crook
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Item #: 16249
This is my dad at argyle school in the football team. he is at the bottom left can anybody remember him arthur ackers. and does anybody know what year this was?

Comment by: henry7 on 1st November 2010 at 07:53

Sorry I don't recognise your dad. I recognise the tall lad in the middle bottom row and the one on the right bottom row, can't remember their names.

Comment by: harold churnside on 1st November 2010 at 20:00

i knew arthur i didnt go to argyle,i was a little older bit older than him , when i used to go in hindley labour club on a friday he was always sat with his wife just behind where i sat ,he use to smile and ask me was i alright happy days

Comment by: Thomas Jackson on 3rd November 2010 at 07:53

I remember a Arthur Ackers who lived on Borsdane Avenue.If its the same Arthur he had a brother named Billy and I used to mate with the younger brother Tommy who i went to school with

Comment by: wigwann on 3rd November 2010 at 13:54

Susan, I lived opposite your Dad's family for a number of years.I was closer in age to Billy. I can't date the photo but think it must be the late 1950' or early 60's

Comment by: mrs b rigby on 28th November 2010 at 22:22

i remmember some of these lads out of my class aprox 1957 midle front derek higham next to himbrian whitehead centre richard green back row john molounex first left on back row the rest recognise faces but sorry cant name them

Comment by: peter molyneux on 10th January 2011 at 19:44

i remember your father i was in the same year iknow most of them on the photonext to your dad is brian whitehead and derik higham and graham prescot.

Comment by: Raymond Muskett on 18th July 2011 at 15:50

I am top row second from left, to my right is David Chambers.

Comment by: pugthedog on 23rd September 2011 at 22:22

raymond did you live in arundle st and have a brother trevor if so my grandma live across from you mrs cowburn

Comment by: Jack Carter on 15th November 2014 at 23:07

L-R: Fourth along on the back row is John Collier, he lived on Lincoln Road.

Comment by: JOAN WOOD on 3rd January 2016 at 20:14


Comment by: Pw on 11th December 2016 at 12:38

The lad stood in the middle on his own is Dickie Green,he lived next door to the Strangeways pub on Liverpool Rd

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