THIS photograph of a Smethwick works football team of sixty years ago belongs to Mrs Jean Knott of Walmley, Sutton Coldfield, and has been kindly dropped into Bugle House by family friend Harry Broughton of Great Barr.
It shows the football team that Jean”s husband Ray played for — Phillips Cycles (Smethwick) FC — though their home ground was in Worlds End Road, Handsworth.
Jean dates this photo at around 1952 to 1954.
The players’ names she can supply are as follows (can anyone fill in the gaps)? Back Row: (?), Ray Knott, (?), Oldenhall, Smith.
Middle Row: (?), (?), K. Dubberly, D. Williams, A. Maull.
Front Row: J. Berry, (?).