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Gidlow Football Team c.1955
Gidlow Football Team c.1955
Photo: Ron Hunt
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Item #: 17515
Including Eric Redrobe who went on to play with Bolton Wanderers, Southport, Hereford, and Bath.

Comment by: Mick on 9th April 2011 at 18:54

Eric hasn't changed much - even had the same haircut last time I saw him, though a touch greyer!

Comment by: mj on 10th April 2011 at 09:45

Bob Kelly was a fair player scored lots of goals in the amateur leagues think he came from Goose Green if my memory is correct.

Comment by: Art on 11th April 2011 at 01:56

Had many a pint with "Big Red",(Eric) a few years ago. Not seen him lately tho'..

Comment by: bill g on 11th April 2011 at 15:18

Is the right back Dave Meadows, the steel-fixer and brother of Teddy?

Comment by: RON HUNT on 14th April 2011 at 08:13

O.Redrobe should read H.Redrobe.

Comment by: J & J MOLYNEUX on 24th February 2012 at 22:58

Eric or peter would you contact me re:- a photograph either of you may have from Beech Hill school ,ALL set's of twins. TKS

Comment by: J & J MOLYNEUX on 25th February 2012 at 15:15

Yes someone got it right about O Redrobe it was H for Howell (hope that is the right spelling!)

Comment by: J & J MOLYNEUX on 25th February 2012 at 15:19

I ment David Lyon NOT PETER, that was his twin brothers name!!!!

Comment by: michael davies on 3rd December 2016 at 03:47

Brian contacted me at the end of 2016,just been reliving memories of our time at Gidlow,sadly some of the boys have passed on.

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