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Roby Mill Football Team

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Undated Roby Mill team photo
Photo: Christopher Alex Darbyshire
Views: 611
Item #: 32713
Full team from approximately the late 1940s to early /mid 1950s.

Comment by: tom on 5th October 2020 at 08:24

Chris, it looks like the picture was taken at the old Ross works ground in Pemberton.

Comment by: Chris Brown on 11th October 2020 at 01:54

My dad, Ken Brown, back left. Great pic thanks.
Refer another pic posted by Phil Ashcroft item # 32372 for more names.

Comment by: Phil Ashcroft on 11th October 2020 at 13:18

Back Row L-R 1.Ken Brown 2.Tom Speakman 3.Tom Burns 4. TBC
5.Raymond Kirk.
Front Row L_R 6. TBC 7.TBC 8.TBC 9.TBC 10.Brian Wilson 11.Trevor Latham

Assuming photos were taken before "big" games this may have been a significant game against the slipper works who were quite a decent team around 1948-50.

Comment by: Philip Ashcroft on 11th October 2020 at 13:46

As usual any comments, corrections, additions, details or added information from surviving relatives with anecdotes, stories, tales will be greatly appreciated.

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