More Marsden football memories - are you in our pictures?

Football has changed quite a bit since Jim Calvert was helping run Marsden CW Juniors football team '“ dedication that earned a testimonial match and a magnificent trophy in 1976 for his 30-plus years service to the club.

Friday, 6th April 2018, 9:43 am
Updated Friday, 6th April 2018, 12:41 pm
How many faces on this old team photo do you recognise?

Today his nephew Jeff Appleyard, who sent us these Marsden team photos, tells us more about the club stalwart.

Jeff says: “The footballs in those days looked really heavy and I can remember Jim bringing them home and dubbing them, and I’m sure the boots too!

A Marsden CW Juniors team from years gone by.

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“His wife, my aunt Millie Calvert, washed the shirts and shorts. They were like canvas when wet. I know this because my wife Ada stood in for aunty when she was off colour!”

Can you name the lads pictured in this team shot?
A Marsden CW Juniors team from years gone by.
Can you name the lads pictured in this team shot?