The photo id for this photograph is 120, in the People album.

Football Team

Whaley Bridge Football Team

See Photograph 841

Photograph added 17th March 2013

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Comment 1

Left by Gnatalee on the 19th April 2013

Footballer on right-hand side of back row is Bill Brooks, late of Wharf Road.


Comment 2

Left by Wendy Milling on the 18th August 2013

I'm sure the one third from the right holding the cup is my uncle, Louis Oldham


Comment 3

Left by R. Stephenson-Smythe on the 29th August 2013

Hey Wendy,

It is very nice to see you commenting on here. Why don't you join up and I can send you a PM (private message).
You may know me quite well from long ago.


Comment 4

Left by Paul Cooper on the 14th November 2013

The player front row, second from right is Adam Cooper, my father. He lived on Chapel Road.


Comment 5

Left by R. S-S on the 17th November 2013

Judging by the comments left on here from people I know my bet would be that this is the Horwich End Football Club.

Horwich End played their home games at The Orchard which was on lane later acquired by the Botany bleach works. The pitch was just about where the bale sheds were in the old number 1 department.
Whaley Bridge played at Hog's Yard; now the corner shop known as Tesco.

I have a very interesting document, though unsigned and which does not give the author's name, about some early struggles for the football clubs. I'll put it on the general forum when I next have time.

R. S-S

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