Sports Teams http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/taxonomy/term/180/all en Spondon Rovers Juniors Football Club http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/spondon-rovers-juniors-football-club/spondon-rovers-juniors-football-club <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/img020[1].jpg" /><br/><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;">Spondon Rovers Juniors were members of the Derby &amp; District Sunday Schools (later Welfare) League in the under 16s section.</span></div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;"></span>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;">This match took place on the Pylon Field in November 1948&nbsp; when we beat Breadsall Juniors 2-1.</span></div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;"></span>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;">On the photograph are:</span></div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;"></span>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;">Back Row:&nbsp; &nbsp;Ray Millinship, Peter Hunt, Derek Plummer, Michael Markham, Clarence Hanson, Roy Walker, Len Stone (secretary).</span></div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;">Front Row:&nbsp;&nbsp; Norris Turner, John Armstrong, Ronald Fox, John Shields (capt.) and Keith Tyler</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: x-small;">The Pylon Field was then&nbsp;part of&nbsp; the farm of George Dexter whose farmhouse was situated immediately opposite the entrance to Huntley Avenue.&nbsp;&nbsp; He used it only for horse grazing and, keen on sport, &nbsp;took part himself in some of the cricket matches, including the&nbsp;regular evening annual&nbsp;Test' matches between Huntley Avenue and Merchant Avenue, the subject of great rivalry over several years.</span></div> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/spondon-rovers-juniors-football-club/spondon-rovers-juniors-football-club#comments Sports Teams Spondon Rovers Juniors Football Club People 1940-1949 Sat, 10 Sep 2011 17:24:51 +0000 admin 895 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Cricket http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/spondon-cricket-club/spondon-cricket <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS18.jpg" /><br/><p>Presentation of the "Garnett" Sportsman Trophy</p><p>Left to right: Mr Walter Porter, Mr Richard Cape, Mr Ricky Melville</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/spondon-cricket-club/spondon-cricket#comments Sports Teams Spondon Cricket Club People 1960-1969 Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:19:22 +0000 admin 862 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Cricket Club http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-14-0 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS14 Resize.jpg" /><br/><p>Cricket match on the Spondon House sports field.</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-14-0#comments Sports Teams Spondon Cricket Club People 1960-1969 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:40:19 +0000 admin 847 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Cricket Club http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-13-0 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS13 resize.jpg" /><br/><p>At Ambergate.</p><p>George Arnold (Umpire), Jack Smith, Neil Arbon, George Collins, John Cameron</p><p>Ivor Boole, Dave Clark, Ray Coopey, Harry Caughey, Joe Disney</p><p>Tony Coopey, David King</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-13-0#comments Sports Teams Spondon Cricket Club People 1950-1959 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:39:09 +0000 admin 846 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Fishing in Locko Park http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-35 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS35.jpg" /><br/> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-35#comments Sports Teams Fishing People 1960-1969 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:24:06 +0000 admin 841 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk British Celanese Lawn Tennis Club http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-33 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS33.jpg" /><br/><p>At their old courts in Holme Lane.&nbsp; Note the British Celanese Drawing Office, rear right.&nbsp;</p><p>Back row: 2nd left, John Hughes, 5th left, Ron Tillson</p><p>Seated, in front of man with dark pullover, Mrs Hilda Tillson</p><p>Left, kneeling, Mr McKinley.</p><p><strong>Can anyone give any more names?</strong></p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-33#comments British Celanese Lawn Tennis Club Sports Teams People 1950-1959 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:22:55 +0000 admin 839 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Church Boys Club F.C. http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-32 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS32.jpg" /><br/><p>Referee P Mason, B Sanders, Maurice Newsam, J Cottington, M Sanders, Neil Kedzie, E Slater, Roger Borrington, P Jeans, Kenneth Parkin, I Boole, Norman Martin</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-32#comments Sports Teams Spondon Church Boys Football Club People 1950-1959 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:22:20 +0000 admin 838 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Church Boys Club Football Team http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-31 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS31.jpg" /><br/><p>Rear: Unnamed referee, Peter Mason, B Sanders, J Cottington, N Sanders, Neil Kedzie, E Slater, Maurice Newson</p><p>Front: Ron Borrington, P Jeans, Kenneth Parkin, I Boole, Norman Martin</p><p>The team played on a pitch on the east side of Locko Road, prior to its being used for housing the late 1950s.&nbsp; It was on a very pronounced ridge and furrow section of the mediaeval field system.</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-31#comments Sports Teams Spondon Church Boys Football Club People 1940-1949 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:21:46 +0000 admin 837 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk British Celanese Intermediate Under 18s Team http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-28 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS28.jpg" /><br/><p>Boxing Day 1955.&nbsp; Bob Mee, goalkeeper, won final 2-1.</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-28#comments British Celanese Intermediate under 18s Team Sports Teams People 1950-1959 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:19:54 +0000 admin 834 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk British Celanese Weaving Team (Open Age) http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-27-0 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS27.jpg" /><br/><p>Bird, Ward, Newburn, Simpson, Record, Fox, Young, Arbun, Mee, Taylor, Gladwin.&nbsp; The team won the interdepartmental trophy, with 2-1 to Weaving.</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-27-0#comments British Celanese Weaving Team (Open Age) Sports Teams People 1950-1959 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:19:21 +0000 admin 833 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Rovers F. C. http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-24 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS24.jpg" /><br/><p>Baseball Ground.</p><p>F Litchfield, F Littel, E Maddocks, J Coxon, T Stevens, T Coxom</p><p>L Reader, E Trigg, H Caughey, G Antill, G Astill</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-24#comments Sports Teams Spondon Rovers Football Club People 1920-1929 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:17:39 +0000 admin 830 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Rovers Football Team http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-23 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS23.jpg" /><br/><p>Back row: Fred Litchfield, Frank Little, Eric Maddocks, Gerald Coxon, Tommy (Natty) Stevens, Charles Coxon</p><p>Front row: Ralph Reader, Ernie Trigg, Harry Caughey, George Antill, George Astill</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-23#comments Sports Teams Spondon Rovers Football Club People 1920-1929 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:17:04 +0000 admin 829 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon St Werburgh's Church Bible Class Football Team http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-21 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS21.jpg" /><br/><p>Winners of the Derby Sunday Schools League Junior Division</p><p>Standing: Bosworth, Bamford, Coxon, Twigg, Murfin, Little, Walker-Smith, Clark, Coxon</p><p>Seated: Gadsby, Turner, Sir Henry Fowler (Leader), Osbiston, Antill</p><p>Front, with shield: Beardsmore</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-21#comments Sports Teams Spondon St Werburgh's Church Bible Class Football Team People 1920-1929 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:15:54 +0000 admin 827 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Charity Match - a Spondon Eleven v Conservative Club Ladies http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-20 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS20.jpg" /><br/><p>Geoff Coopey, John Warrington, Stan Hamblett, Harry Caughey, Neil Arbon, Barry Webster (guest player), Albert Mays (guest player), Mick Jurrison, John Thomson</p><p>Peter Rost (MP for SE Derbyshire) (guest player), Fay Dickinson, ?, Sheila Unwin</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-20#comments Charity Match Sports Teams People 1970-1979 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:15:21 +0000 admin 826 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk Spondon Cricket Club http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-19 <img src="http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/sites/default/files/imagecache/220x147/SHS19.jpg" /><br/><p>Derby and District League Champions 1948.</p><p>Back row: Jack Smith, Sid Ward, Maurice Stevens, Joe Murfin, Eric Doncaster, Jack Borrington, Bill Ridd</p><p>Front row: Freddie Godber, Charlie Shelton, Nobby Clarke (Capt), John Cameron, Harry Caughey</p><p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk/archive-image/team-19#comments Sports Teams Spondon Cricket Club People 1940-1949 Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:14:41 +0000 admin 825 at http://www.spondonhistory.org.uk