Bootle Joc

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Great days for me watching these great players in the JOC my big brother taking me to watch him playing to this day l can name most of them and Tommy mentions them in his Bootle Connections.

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Another great side l watched can name most of them :D :D
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well look at this one Tommy
Remember that day :D :D :D
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This is my Jem :D :D
Some of them went to Pentagon and that is another story
Tommy mentions them in his book but l have more soon to come.
Pentagon Bootle st James Windham utd Waterloo utd Bensons

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Well look at this one
Potters Barn comes to mind orreial pleasure and brook vale
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Could you see this in the modern game today
But l could see Dixie and Mr Scott dong that in the JOC :D :D
That horse linament in the dressing rooms before the finals from Sid Anderson Boxing
Again another story with regards to football and boxing.
Do you remember the horse linament :roll: :roll: :roll: dubbin on the boots

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Well, my good friend and ex Joc Player Eddie mentioned Ray Mears l have posted some articles on him but will do a post on his history What a Gent :D

Jimmy Gee is another great player from the past that should never be forgotten from Bootle ( big thanks to Margret Gordon )

There are loads more and will post later

What a great place it must have been loads of football team firms and clubs to play for in them days.

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Hope l get this right Henry Bradley another Bootle Lad got a reward for football HBC in the Bootle Area
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Other great players from Bootle and l will post later thanks to Tommy

Jack Parkinson Liverpool Bury
Walter Wadsworth Liverpool Bristol City New Brighton
Harold Wadsworth Liverpool Leicester City Notts Forest Millwall

The history of football that should not be forgotten with regards to football in Bootle

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Tommy Cliff (goalie) the lad next to him was called Stephen???, Sean Smith, Robert (or Alan Carr), Gary Blundell, Carl Reardon, Peter Evans, Ian Collins, Paul Newman, Alan Boardman, Alan Ross.
Orel school 3rd and 4th year football teams. I played for both.
This must have been taken about 1981.

I'm top row on the right.Billy Walsh
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An Honours Board, featuring all the past winners of the five divisions and all the different cup winners from 1967 up to the present, was designed and printed, and is now on display in Bootle FC’s function room at their Vesty Road ground
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Chesterfield Rd Senior football team from the first year of opening 72/73, following the merger of Coro Rd and Waterloo grammar girls. Long hair was in
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last picture 111 Albert Wild again just for you a 1990's photo which I took in Cookson rd, 50yrs on from the original 1940's photo, sadly Ernie Simpson and our Alan [ words are not enough to express how I miss my big brother ] are no longer with us. from L-R Albert Wild, Ernie Simpson, Brian Wild, Albert Coleman, Jimmy Fessey and my brother Alan Turpin
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3rd Beach road Beach rd Football team 1959/60. Three 40th BB lads from Caradoc Mission Seaforth on this photo. Standing far left from Croxteth Ave, Ray Johansen [Now living in Australia] Sitting, second left Lenny Hartley Tattisall rd, and far right George [Cocker] Tabern from Arthur st.
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60 Can anyone recognise themselves my stepfather is bottom 2nd to last Philip Tomlinson

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1958 St willies team 1958 first yr or inter media’s as they called us , 5 of tht team are from star,s team.
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REME First ever REME team ,still goin today as remyca unitedGreat man billy Edwards true gentleman, I was lucky to of had a few pints with him in the star club before he sadly passed away....still remember the gd time we had in the REME Kenny Dunne back row 4th from the left and Roy Bennett front row center second from left next to billy is a lad called dave cowley next to him ian carruthers,

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My brother Alan McCluskie top row 2 nd in from the right, the little pocket rocket wearing the plaster, Awww x
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2nd row seated 3rd person Herbie Taylor and next to him my father (George Johnson he was also known as Santos)


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Hope you find someone on the pictures :D :D
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Well you all look in and thank you
Can you name some teams you played for in your school days and the
JOC and other leagues

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Netherton Moss & Warwick Bolam , schools.
Blessed Sac, Warbreck, Rockfield, JOC.
Keizers , Friendlies.
Courtaulds, Business House League.

Had a few games on Buckley Hill when I had no team, just turned up with my boots.

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