A Miscellany of Memories: Pages 20 to 22

Hodnet F.C. 1958:
Back Row, L-R: John Langford, Tommy Croft, Charlie France, Brian Dudley, Vic Bolton, Jack Cooper, Derek Wood, Stanley Lloyd
Bottom Row: Cliff Cowper, Jim Wood, Bill Tunks, Mick Payne, Bev Croft

Football in Hodnet by Charlie France

1946. Hodnet Rangers F.C.. Members of Market Dray ton League.
Colours. Yellow and black quartered shirts and black shorts. Disbanded 1949.

1946. Hodnet Junior F.C.. Members of Market Dray ton junior football league.
Colours. Black shirts with white and yellow trimmings. Disbanded in 1952.

1955. Hodnet Football Club. Members of Whitchurch and District League.
Colours. Gold shirt with black shorts. Disbanded in 1967.

1969. Hodnet Rangers Football Club. Members of Telford Sunday League.
This team is still in existence.

1987. Hodnet Social Football Club. (Formed in 1984 as Wollerton F.C.). Members of Telford Sunday League.

In 1909/10 Hodnet St. Luke’s football club won the Wistanswick Cup. The game was played on the ground of the current cricket club.

In the 1920’s, Hodnet F.C. were members of Market Drayton and District Amateur Football League. They won the league and the Lady Orr Lewis cup in 1925/6. In 1927/8 they won the Sir John Leigh cup.

Hodnet Juniors F.C. 1948/9
Standing (L-R) David France, Percy France, Gerald Mothershaw, Bob Picken, Bill Tunks, Pip Cowper, Charlie Coxill, Bob Madeley, Ern Gregory
Sitting (L-R) Eric Purcell, Brian Dudley, Charlie France, Derek Wood, Ken Leech

Top Row, L-R: Monty France, A. Dee, Joe Capper
Middle Row: Ted Owen, M. Scott, Percy France, A. Driscoll, A. Wickstead, H. Langford, Charlie France, Harry Starkey
Front Row: Arthur France, Jackie Harrington, S. Taylor, A. Endley, W. Williamson, E. Pye, Bill Jackson

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