1950s nostalgia

Upton United (later Upton Athletic) in c1957/8 prior to their away match with DeHavilland which Upton won 9-3. DeHavilland's ground is now of course known as British Aerospace. Copy of photo courtesy of Ron & Margaret Purvis (Photo by FRScott)
- can you identify the missing names

backrow (l to r)
- Stewart Worral; Bruno williams; Ron Purvis; XXXX; Brian (Duckers??) Eric Woodcock; Keith Wheelton (Capt)
frontrow (l to r)
- Terry Johnson; Ron Pleavin; Norman ??; Roy (Bradley??); Ted Woodcock
Manager - Cyril Wheelton (Keith's father)
Upton's home ground was the field opposite the Zoo field off Caughill Road where the annual Lions Bonfire used to be held. They had no changing rooms so had to use cars and hedges.It was not unusual for power lines to serve as ball deflectors.

Eddy Edison posing !!!

LAST SITE UPDATE- 23 October 2002

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