Quadruple-winning Wigmore Athletic players identified

Wigmore Athletic 1949/50
Wigmore Athletic 1949/50

Readers wrote in to name the players in this photo of the quadruple-winning Wigmore Athletic football team from the 1949/50 season.

Charles Walker and Gerry Broxham both identified Geoff Elms as the goalkeeper.

Gerry, along with Richard Voak, also named the player fourth from left, on the back row, as Dick Young.

They were all outdone, however, by Laurie Claydon, who managed to name all the remaining players, including Sammy Harris, far right on the front row.

Laurie also corrected the spelling of the player fourth from right on the back row, as Harry Hansell.

The full team line-up is:

Back row, left to right – ?; Roy Skelt; Alfie Hooper; Richard Young; Geoff Elms; Harry Hansell; Wally Lambourne; Jack Skelt; ?.

Front row – Albert Pearson; Ron Cocozza; Eric Goble; Ferdie Greenfield; Sammy Harris.

If you can name the two men on the far right and left of the back row, in the suits, please get in touch.

• Send your memories and photos to James Connaughton, via email to james.connaughton@jpress.co.uk, send them by post or pop into Cannon House, Chatsworth Road, Worthing, BN11 1NA. Telephone 01903 282351.