School Built On Eggs!

The team that never won a match! Gordon Oldfield, pictured second right on the front row, remembers that 1945 - '46 was a pretty poor season for Mytholm School, Hebden Bridge. "I don't think we won a single match," he recalled. Football boots were impossible to buy during the war, added Gordon, so most of the boys played in hand-me-downs or clogs. The boys are, top row, left to right, Ivor Grimley, Brian Crossley, Ronnie Greenwood, Colin Mason, Ted Bolton, Kenneth Hawkes, Gordon Williams and John Buckley. Front row, left to right, Brian Kershaw, Brian Sunderland, Dennis Smith, Gordon Oldfield and Derek McMahon. no CT219GO

Read the full story in Milltown Memories, issue 15