top of page

OLD SPORTING PHOTOS

Click On The Photograph To Expand And  Link To Relevant Publication

Griffydam Swifts Football Team

Griffydam Swifts Football Team

1904 Pictured Outside The Travellers Rest Beerhouse

Griffydam Football Club 1921-22

Griffydam Football Club 1921-22

Winners Of The 3rd Division Coalville League Back Row:T Witham (Trainer), G Wheatley, J Croson, (Captain), J King, J Springthorpe, W Turner, T Cadwallader, Middle Row: A Sykes, F Witham, R Cadwallader, R Ward, C Platts, J Hodges, Front Row:W Rowell, G Croson, W Bartram, H Springthorpe, J Ward

Griffydam Senior School Football Team

Griffydam Senior School Football Team

Season 1928/29

Griffydam Senior School Football Team

Griffydam Senior School Football Team

Season 1928/29 Mr Elcock (Headmaster) can be seen on the right

Coleorton Beaumont Cricket Team

Coleorton Beaumont Cricket Team

The 1897 Coleorton Beaumont Cricket Team photographed in Coleorton paddock

1904 Coleorton Beaumont Cricket Team

1904 Coleorton Beaumont Cricket Team

Back Row: J. Robinson, Thomas Lord, T Williams, J Williams, W Lord, J.T.R. Charville Jn’r, J Ward, J V ( Peck) Charville Sn’r, J Williams Sn’r. Middle Row: J Williams, Thomas Williams, Sir GAH Beaumont, G Haywood, J Rice, E. E. Massey. Front Row: G Kinns, J Haywood

Coleorton Beaumont Cricket Club

Coleorton Beaumont Cricket Club

The date of the photograph is unknown but c. 1920 has been suggested and possible that a new team was formed after the end of WW1

Coleorton Rovers Senior Football Team

Coleorton Rovers Senior Football Team

Coleorton Rovers 1951/52 Season

Coleorton Rovers Football Club  early 1950's

Coleorton Rovers Football Club early 1950's

A - M.BIRD, B - B.BIRD, C - J.CROSON, D - J.THORNLEY, E - L.HOLLAND, F - R.HODGES, G - A.FOWKES, H - ?, J - L.CROSON, K - N.GREW, L - E.HOLLAND, M - M.LOVATT, N - C.CROWSON, P - J.CROSON, R - T.WEBSTER, S - B.SMITH, T - ??, V - C.FAIRBROTHER, W - J.TWIGG, X - T.HARLEY, Y - R.CURTIS, Z - W.BIRD, 1 - G.DAWSON, 2 - A.SMITH, 3 - R.BARKBY, 4 - B.BIRD

Coleorton Rovers Football Club

Coleorton Rovers Football Club

The Angel June 3rd 1950 end of season pre-dinner photograph Top Row left to right - Charlie Fairbrother, ????, Bert Platts, Alan Platts, ? Walker, Eric Leech, Jack Cooke, Les Croson, Ernie Adams, L. Holland, Mo Bird, Middle Row left to right - Roy Hodges, Jack Croson, Stan Hodges, Bob Barkby. Front Row left to right - John Walker, Bill Bird, Tom Bradford

Coleorton Rover Football Club

Coleorton Rover Football Club

End of season dinner at “The Angel Inn” June 3rd 1950

Coleorton Rovers Football Club

Coleorton Rovers Football Club

End of season dinner at “The Angel Inn” June 3rd 1950

Coleorton Rovers Football Club c.1955

Coleorton Rovers Football Club c.1955

Top Row left to right - A.Smith, R.Curtis, A Fowkes, R.Hodges, L.Croson, L.Twigg, J.Whitaker (Ref), M.Bird Front Row left to right - G.Chippendale, W. Bird, B.Smith, R.Mann, J.Thornley, J.Croson

New Lount Colliery Football Team

New Lount Colliery Football Team

1933 / 34 Season Runners Up In Coalville League 1st Division & Winners Of Swannington Charity Cup 1st Row seated LH side - Mick Bradford; 2nd Row L to R - 1st person Les Bradford, 3rd person Matt Rowell; Top Row L to R - Tom Richards 3rd person, 6th person John Wilton

Peggs Green Victoria Football Club

Peggs Green Victoria Football Club

Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 28 April 1928

New Lount Cricket Team c.1935

New Lount Cricket Team c.1935

Bottom Row: B Samuel Stewart, C Les Saddington Top Row: A John Whyman (Umpire) John Whyman acted as umpire for the cricket team, due to the leg injury he received in the First World War, at the age of twenty one.

Peggs Green Victoria Football Club

Peggs Green Victoria Football Club

Joe Bradford Peggs Green Famous Footballing Son

Joe Bradford Peggs Green Famous Footballing Son

Birmingham City Footballers in training:- Joe Bradford (Right), Johnny Crosbie (Left) and their former team mate Stan Davies (centre). They also played for England, Scotland & Wales respectively

Joe Bradford

Joe Bradford

A Birmingham City Club Photograph taken when playing for them in 1923

Joe Bradford

Joe Bradford

Joe in his England shirt and cap

Joe Bradford

Joe Bradford

In His Birmingham City Strip

Birmingham City Joe Bradford

Birmingham City Joe Bradford

Birmingham City FC - F. A. Cup Finalists 1930-31. Top row: Mr A Leslie Knighton (Manager), H. Hibbs, W. N. Blyth, C. Tewkesbury, G. R. Morrall, D. R. Tremelling, T. Fillingham, J. Bradford, A. Taylor (Trainer). Middle row: J. A. Cringan, G. Haywood, G. R. Briggs, E Barkas (Captain), G. W. Hicks, E. R. Curtis, A. J. Leslie. Bottom row: T. E. Robinson, W. Horsman, J. Randle, J. Crosbie, J. Firth, H. Booton.

Joe Bradford

Joe Bradford

Joe Bradford Admiring A 1963 Sports Argus Cartoon In 1978

Staunton Harold Cricket Club

Staunton Harold Cricket Club

1901

Red Lion Darts Team

Red Lion Darts Team

Members of the Red Lion (at Peggs Green) Darts Team John Stevenson on the extreme right (known as Jack) was landlord of the Red Lion for 42 years, from 1906 to 1942. His son (third from right on the top row) was a successful racing cyclist. Frank Howard Burton was landlord at the Waggon & Horses at Griffydam from 1919 to 1921. He married Sarah Else. The Elses’ kept the Waggon & Horses prior to Howard.

Griffin Inn Domino Team 1959

Griffin Inn Domino Team 1959

The Griffin Inn (Griffydam) Domino Team L to R – Albert Kilby, Jack Hill, Ben Stone, Albert Abbott, Harry Frear, Thomas Hodges and Arthur Else

Successful Coleorton Footballers

Successful Coleorton Footballers

A Snap Of Coleorton B.C.F.C. (Bible Class Football Club) in 1924 who were doing well in the S.S. League (Sunday School League Coalville & District) that season

George Haywood, Gelsmoor

George Haywood, Gelsmoor

Top LH Corner When Playing For Birmingham City F.C.

George Haywood

George Haywood

c.1930 after he had joined Birmingham City. George was born in1906 in Gelsmoor and became a professional footballer. He signed for the Football League's first Division club, Birmingham City in January 1929. George made 60 appearances and scored 23 goals in the English Football League, mainly as a centre forward.

bottom of page