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#1 den

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 14:38 PM

Not many, but these were taken when football was football.

HERE
Thanks to Tyrone Shoelaces, this was the first team I ever saw:
Rovers v Middesborough F. A. Cup 5th round. Sat 5th of Feb, 1962. Att, 33,714.

Else! Taylor Newton, Clayton Woods McGrath, Douglas Lawther Pickering Byrom Ratcliffe.

We won 2-1 ( Pickering, Lawther ) setting up an away tie at Fulham in the next round. We drew that 2-2. Before the replay the draw had paired us with our old friends Burnley in the semi finals.
Typically Rovers, we played kean in the replay and lost 1-0 in front of another 33,000 crowd ! of our five forwards four were actually born in the town of Blackburn ! Now that will never happen again.

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 14:49 PM

Not many, but these were taken when football was football.

HERE

Or here den for bigger versions. My link

den what year is this one, struggling with the strip, Parkes manager/caretaker

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#3 den

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 15:03 PM

den what year is this one, struggling with the strip, Parkes manager/caretaker

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That looks like the Perspex strip. Perspex were the sponsors for 6 years in the 80's, I think. [1984-1991]

EDIT

Just seen it gives the date below the Photo as 1991 against Swindon Town.?

and another Edit. look under "sponsors" Link.

Edited by den, 05 September 2011 - 15:10 PM.

Thanks to Tyrone Shoelaces, this was the first team I ever saw:
Rovers v Middesborough F. A. Cup 5th round. Sat 5th of Feb, 1962. Att, 33,714.

Else! Taylor Newton, Clayton Woods McGrath, Douglas Lawther Pickering Byrom Ratcliffe.

We won 2-1 ( Pickering, Lawther ) setting up an away tie at Fulham in the next round. We drew that 2-2. Before the replay the draw had paired us with our old friends Burnley in the semi finals.
Typically Rovers, we played kean in the replay and lost 1-0 in front of another 33,000 crowd ! of our five forwards four were actually born in the town of Blackburn ! Now that will never happen again.

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 15:11 PM

That looks like the Perspex strip. Perspex were the sponsors for 6 years in the 80's, I think. [1984-1991]

EDIT

Just seen it gives the date below the Photo as 1991 against Swindon Town.?

and another Edit. look under "sponsors" Link.


Yes thats right see link

http://www.historica...vers.htmMy link


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Posted 05 September 2011 - 15:13 PM

Yes thats right see link

http://www.historica...vers.htmMy link


Hmmm, so the light blue perspex kit was only for one season. I wouldn't have known that.
Thanks to Tyrone Shoelaces, this was the first team I ever saw:
Rovers v Middesborough F. A. Cup 5th round. Sat 5th of Feb, 1962. Att, 33,714.

Else! Taylor Newton, Clayton Woods McGrath, Douglas Lawther Pickering Byrom Ratcliffe.

We won 2-1 ( Pickering, Lawther ) setting up an away tie at Fulham in the next round. We drew that 2-2. Before the replay the draw had paired us with our old friends Burnley in the semi finals.
Typically Rovers, we played kean in the replay and lost 1-0 in front of another 33,000 crowd ! of our five forwards four were actually born in the town of Blackburn ! Now that will never happen again.

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 15:26 PM

I have the Peter White book - 1875 to 1988. Lots of old pictures in there. Most of which from before I was born lol!

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 16:18 PM

The picture must have been messed with, claret on a Rovers shirt. wash your mouth out.

Edit. it was quite close, time is not good for the old grey matter. Garner at his best
Although the cuffs are different on Garner with the ones in the picture with Parks.

Edited by 67splitscreen, 05 September 2011 - 16:29 PM.

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Posted 05 September 2011 - 20:40 PM

I don't know the guy but I'd like to give a little plug for Stuart at Homes of Football. I've bought a couple of prints from him and his service is top notch - he even threw in some free postcards. I think you can go and visit his studio up in the lakes, will get round to it one day.

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Posted 06 September 2011 - 10:19 AM

Love the Blackburn End photos....(inside and out)

Where is the ROVERS F.C. sign/stonework these days?
trs..........known t' some as ribblesdale

In 1888 Preston refused to play a match against Blackburn due to their reception by the Blackburn fans.

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Posted 06 September 2011 - 22:10 PM

Love the Blackburn End photos....(inside and out)

Where is the ROVERS F.C. sign/stonework these days?


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Posted 07 September 2011 - 01:10 AM

I don't know the guy but I'd like to give a little plug for Stuart at Homes of Football. I've bought a couple of prints from him and his service is top notch - he even threw in some free postcards. I think you can go and visit his studio up in the lakes, will get round to it one day.


http://www.thewestmo...ootball_closes/

The shop in Ambleside is closed, it's a shame, decent day out. Now the Homes of football is in Manchester.

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Posted 07 September 2011 - 11:33 AM

Here are a couple of mine from about 1986 that I recently found in the loft.

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Blackburn End corner with Nuttal Street paddock.

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Iconic shot of Blackburn End turnstiles, 2.50 to get in!




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