Marsden Football Club photo gallery

Key to the photographs and associated text

1902 1910 1928 1929
1931 1937 1951 1952
1953 1983 1980s 1984
1985 1987 1990 1992
1992 1994 1994 1998

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1931- taken at Fall Lane in front of the gasworks, provided by F. Hallas.

Back row:- A. Hirst, E. Ollershaw, F.Hallas, E. Burns, Unknown, Unknown, H.Smith, E. Fox.

Front row:- A. Mathews, H. Mills, G. Woodhouse, B. Cook, W. Taylor.

 

1951 – Team photo in front of stand.

Back row – Fred Warne, Stan Mellor, Lewis Muskett, George Wem, Cliff Dean

Front row – Frank Vautrey, Wilf Beaumont, Stanley Matthews, Jack Pennington, Tommy Galvin,George Hurst, Walter Bottomley (Trainer)

 

1952 – Team photo. Winners of South East Lancashire Amateur League, League Cup and Moore Cup.

Back row – A. Matthews (Reserve), C. Deane, F. Warne, A. Schofield (Secretary), G. Wem, S. Mellor, E.Bennington, J. Pennington

Front row – J. Carter, R. Lee, S. Matthews, F. Vautrey, T. Galvin, W. Bottomley (Trainer)

 

1953 – Team photo. Winners of Huddersfield & District FA Challenge Cup beating Meltham 2-0.

Back row – S. Mellor, J. Carter, C. Dean, E. Bennington, H. Shaw, P.Hellawell

Front row – F. Vautrey, R. Lee, S. Matthews, J. Pennington, T. Galvin

 

March 1983 – Team photo of Under 18s. Winners of Red Triangle League Under 18 League.

Back row - John Moxon, Richard Cottrell, Peter Beardsell, Richard Johnson, Philip Mitchell, Neil Bellamy, Michael Herbert

Front row – Andrew Bairstow, Neil Diamond, Keith Wadsworth, Robert Fleming, David Broadley, Billy Pike

 

Early 80s – Presentation Night at Royal British Legion.

 

October 1984 – Official opening of the new clubhouse.

Secretary John Moxon, Huddersfield & District League President Frank Beaumont, President Brian Irving, Chairman Michael Herbert, Treasurer Barry Haigh

 

May 1985 – Under 16s first winners of the Huddersfield & District FA Minor Trophy beating Meltham 2-1 at Brook Motors ground, Honley.  Scorers Wayne Allison & Martin Clayton. 

 

February 1987 – Team photo. Sean Caton hitting his 10th hat trick of the season and 43rd goal as Under 16’s beat Lepton 8-4 in Huddersfield & District FA’s Junior Trophy. Went on to be runners-up.

Back row - B. Gibson (Manager), K. O’Brien, P. Ditchfield, G. Stout, C. West, R. Wilkins, A. Wilkins, S. Caton, D.Sewell, J. Pickford (Coach)

Front row – M. Smith, L. Holmes, D. Thompson, W. Knapton, P. Holmes

 

December 1990 – Team photo of Under 16s.

Back row – P. Liversedge, R. Ramsden, R. Nicholson, M. Lawton, S. Harris, D. LeBillon, M. Herbert

Front row – N. Buckley, G. Charlton, W. Reade, R. Brook, G. Devlin, L. Haigh

 

6th May 1992 – Team photo taken at Huddersfield & District FA Challenge Cup Final at Leeds Road prior to beating Honley 2-1. John Buckley & Simon Lord scoring.

Back row – Geoff hall (Manager), Neil Bellamy, Simon Lord, Nick Howe, Brian Whittaker, Terry Dunne, Ian Hollingworth, Paul Donaghey

Front row – Darrell Wilkins (Sub), Malcolm Cunningham (Sub), John Buckley, Wayne Knapton, Tony Brownson, Murray Schofield (Sub) Centre front – Paul Joyce (Captain)

 

12th September 1992 - 2nd Reunion. Huddersfield Town goalkeeper & ex Marsden Junior Lee Martin did the presentations. Alec Schofield (75), Bill Noakes (69), Fred Warne (71), Frank Vautrey (73), Walter Bottomley (91), Bernard Platt (87), Stanley Mathews (70).

 

30th April 1994 - Team Bubble Bus entering club car park on return from Rawdon OB where a 1-1 draw meant the team won the Premier Division title for the first time, with John Buckley the scorer.

30th April 1994 - Geoff Lodge being held aloft in the car park with the trophy in front of the bus.

 

5th May 1998 – Retained Huddersfield & District FA Challenge Cup beating Skelmanthorpe 3-2 with goals from Dean Johnson &  Sean Caton (2).

Team - Wraight, Bellamy, Cunningham, Howe, Hall (R), Beaumont (Captain), Buckley (Dunne 75mins), Johnson, Wilkins, Caton (Lord 75mins), Stephenson.

Subs. Not used Mulvihill and Metcalf.