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We'd Give Liverpool A Game !
Photo: John Peters
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Item #: 32043
Photo from early 70s somewhere on a Wigan rec !!

Comment by: Joseph on 5th April 2020 at 16:25

William Fosters playing fields.

Comment by: Garry on 5th April 2020 at 16:32

Willian Fosters playing fields, Ince.

Comment by: TommyT on 5th April 2020 at 17:10

Can they not make that slide any taller?

Comment by: Pey jones on 5th April 2020 at 17:16

Ginger Baker. Paolo Maldini. George Best. Roberto Baggio

Comment by: Bill on 5th April 2020 at 18:23

Looks like Wm Foster playing fields in Ince.

Comment by: Arthur on 5th April 2020 at 19:26

St Catharines Church behind the lad with the long hair.

Comment by: Johnny on 5th April 2020 at 22:40

Great line up Pey...deffo give Liverpool a game !
Get in touch. I asked you this before but you blanked me, lad 🤨

Comment by: E Mc on 5th April 2020 at 22:56

I don't remember a slide on William Foster playing field's I was on there quite a lot with a friend who lived just off Darlington At.

Comment by: DTease on 6th April 2020 at 08:00

Wherever it is it’s a cracking picture. I love the guy on the left even though he looks like he’s come straight from slopping out his Pig Sty. He obviously sees the photo shoot as a great opportunity for a quick drag on his Woodbine!

Comment by: Veronica on 6th April 2020 at 09:50

Dead End Kids
L/r Huntz Hall (dippy) Leo Gorcey (spit) Bobby Jordon ( Angel )
Bernard Punsley ( Milty)
Watch on Ytube brilliant memories of Scholes Pictures!

Comment by: Ted on 6th April 2020 at 11:51

.?...../Pete jones, John peters,wally whittle.x0xpk

Comment by: Maureen on 6th April 2020 at 17:26

What a bonny lad in white.

Comment by: Carol Fairhurst on 7th April 2020 at 20:10

Its definitely fosters.
I remember that slide.

Comment by: Pey jones on 8th April 2020 at 07:17

Definitely Fosters playing fields, I was there!!262n7

Comment by: Johnny on 8th April 2020 at 09:17

What about the lad in red and white ? ;0)

Comment by: Maureen on 8th April 2020 at 11:17

Ah now well John,he's the handsome one.

Comment by: John G on 8th April 2020 at 15:30

Johnny: If Philip G had been with you that day he'd have shown you how to take that shine off the ball, he was very good at football as a young chap.

Comment by: Johnny on 9th April 2020 at 08:43

John G
I often had a kick-about with PhilipG on the field between London Fields and Royden Road Billinge.
You know he could send a ball over in such a manner that you wouldn't head the laces
By the cringe those old leather balls were heavy !!

Comment by: Paul J on 22nd August 2020 at 16:02

Definitely Fosters playing fields. Used to be a min of 4 football pitches (before council planted more trees), the bowling green and changing rooms are behind the cameraman. That slide was fantastic but came down because of health and safety. We used to run up the slide! There was also a roundabout! Entertainment then was simple stuff!

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