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Haworth History - Haworth football team 1947


Haworth football team 1947
Back row from left:
Joe Lister, Ernie Kitson, Cyril Collier, Jim Lowery (Trainer) Benny Grey, Norman Houldsworth,
Billy Johnson and G.S. Phalp. (He was the Haworth Senior School Headmaster in the 40's and 50's)
Front row:
Colin Johnson, Milton Parker, Hartley Greenwell, Jimmy Barnard (capt) Frank Jenkinson, Jack Inman.

This competition was set up to acknowledge the winning of the war, and most villages had a team,
Haworth won.

Thanks to Bob Armstrong for the photo and for providing information and names.

Update: We had the photo showing as 1946, Rob Grillo, local football historian has kindly supplied the following information:

"The photo is actually more likely to be from 1947. The shield in the photo is the 'Butterfield Shield' , which was awarded to the winners of the now defunct Keighley & District League, which Haworth won at the end of the 1946-47 season."



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