Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Because there were only 4 teams in the league the Tommy Lawton cup semi-finals were decided over two legs, home and away. 28 Dec 63 Rovers got the short straw and were to play Phoenix Athletic, and All Whites were down to play New Clifton. Thistledown Rovers 1 Phoenix...

Part 3 – What came first the Chicken or the Egg

Part 3 – What came first the Chicken or the Egg

The Summer of 63 was the start of the second season of the Young Elizabethan League. Clifton Athletic who played down at Gresham fields were the team to beat. The first season in the league 1962 had seen both ‘A’ and ‘B’teams win the Senior (Under 14s) and...

Part 2 – Formation of Thistledown Rovers 1963

Part 2 – Formation of Thistledown Rovers 1963

The first winners of the Young Elizabethan Football league in the 1962/63 season were Clifton Athletic Youth Club. That first season saw them do the double as they won both the Senior and Intermediate League. Add to this the Intermediate Knockout Trophy and the...

Part 1 – The Formation of the Young Elizabethan League

Part 1 – The Formation of the Young Elizabethan League

For Junior football in Clifton you have to go back to 1962. The most famous player at the time was David Pleat who lived at the beginning of the estate at 10 Farnborough Road in the very first houses to be built on what was to become the largest housing estate in...

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Part 5 – 6 Teams Go Down To 4

Part 5 – 6 Teams Go Down To 4

14 Sept 63 Park United 2 Clifton All Whites 4 Thistledown Rovers 2 New Clifton 2 The first derby between Rovers and All Whites saw the All Whites come out the better. Schoolmates in the playgrounds but prestige on the football pitch, mates playing against mates Sep...

Part 4 – The 1963-64 Season Begins

Part 4 – The 1963-64 Season Begins

The start of the first ever season was now close and to give the team experience of playing competitive football Dick Lambert arranged a friendly It was against one of the other teams in the same league. The game was to be played against New Clifton on the Swansdowne...

Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Because there were only 4 teams in the league the Tommy Lawton cup semi-finals were decided over two legs, home and away. 28 Dec 63 Rovers got the short straw and were to play Phoenix Athletic, and All Whites were down to play New Clifton. Thistledown Rovers 1 Phoenix...

Part 2 – Formation of Thistledown Rovers 1963

Part 2 – Formation of Thistledown Rovers 1963

The first winners of the Young Elizabethan Football league in the 1962/63 season were Clifton Athletic Youth Club. That first season saw them do the double as they won both the Senior and Intermediate League. Add to this the Intermediate Knockout Trophy and the...

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Part 5 – 6 Teams Go Down To 4

Part 5 – 6 Teams Go Down To 4

14 Sept 63 Park United 2 Clifton All Whites 4 Thistledown Rovers 2 New Clifton 2 The first derby between Rovers and All Whites saw the All Whites come out the better. Schoolmates in the playgrounds but prestige on the football pitch, mates playing against mates Sep...

Part 4 – The 1963-64 Season Begins

Part 4 – The 1963-64 Season Begins

The start of the first ever season was now close and to give the team experience of playing competitive football Dick Lambert arranged a friendly It was against one of the other teams in the same league. The game was to be played against New Clifton on the Swansdowne...

Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Because there were only 4 teams in the league the Tommy Lawton cup semi-finals were decided over two legs, home and away. 28 Dec 63 Rovers got the short straw and were to play Phoenix Athletic, and All Whites were down to play New Clifton. Thistledown Rovers 1 Phoenix...

Part 3 – What came first the Chicken or the Egg

Part 3 – What came first the Chicken or the Egg

The Summer of 63 was the start of the second season of the Young Elizabethan League. Clifton Athletic who played down at Gresham fields were the team to beat. The first season in the league 1962 had seen both ‘A’ and ‘B’teams win the Senior (Under 14s) and...

Part 2 – Formation of Thistledown Rovers 1963

Part 2 – Formation of Thistledown Rovers 1963

The first winners of the Young Elizabethan Football league in the 1962/63 season were Clifton Athletic Youth Club. That first season saw them do the double as they won both the Senior and Intermediate League. Add to this the Intermediate Knockout Trophy and the...

Part 1 – The Formation of the Young Elizabethan League

Part 1 – The Formation of the Young Elizabethan League

For Junior football in Clifton you have to go back to 1962. The most famous player at the time was David Pleat who lived at the beginning of the estate at 10 Farnborough Road in the very first houses to be built on what was to become the largest housing estate in...

Part 5 – 6 Teams Go Down To 4

Part 5 – 6 Teams Go Down To 4

14 Sept 63 Park United 2 Clifton All Whites 4 Thistledown Rovers 2 New Clifton 2 The first derby between Rovers and All Whites saw the All Whites come out the better. Schoolmates in the playgrounds but prestige on the football pitch, mates playing against mates Sep...

Part 4 – The 1963-64 Season Begins

Part 4 – The 1963-64 Season Begins

The start of the first ever season was now close and to give the team experience of playing competitive football Dick Lambert arranged a friendly It was against one of the other teams in the same league. The game was to be played against New Clifton on the Swansdowne...

Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Part 7 – 1963 The Tommy Lawton Cup Semi Finals

Because there were only 4 teams in the league the Tommy Lawton cup semi-finals were decided over two legs, home and away. 28 Dec 63 Rovers got the short straw and were to play Phoenix Athletic, and All Whites were down to play New Clifton. Thistledown Rovers 1 Phoenix...

Tonight little old Ingles take on Vanarama South side Dulwich Hamlet in the last 64 of the @CPriday virtual cup. Miraculously we have made it this far out of 1408 teams 😎! Game kicks of at 7pm all votes would be appreciated. Can we cause another shock? #UTI

Slipped behind any help from other local clubs would be appreciated. @FC_Falcons @AshbyIvanhoe_FC @BarrowTFC @TownBarrow @HathernFC @ShepshedAFC @AFCBorrowashVic @Allextonseniors @FCLeicesterRoad @RadfordFC64 @cliftonfc1963 @GSPrimsfc @BelperUnited @TeversalFC @saffrondynamo1 https://twitter.com/CPriday/status/1266069245521207298

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Game 20.

@DulwichHamletFC vs. @Inglesfc

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