Darfield Council beat Thurnscoe Houghton Rd

Score unknown, but this was a 2nd replay after two 0 – 0 draws in the 1st final and replay

Back row left to right , Alan Markham , Alan Gibbs , Alan Dale , Bill Marsden, Stan Hayes, Sid Hill, Roy Gawthorpe, Roy Wilding , Ernest Wainwright. Front row, Tom Williams, Billy Askin , Alf Dunn, Lawrence Smedley , John Hill , sitting on the floor , Kevin Mchale ( who became a professional footballer) and Roy Giffiths ( school boy international) The adults ( local helpers) are Sam Turton ( left) and Cliff Rowe.
Houghton Road 1949
Houghton Road. Back Row (L to R): Mr Davis, Brian Swales, Terry Glancy , Billy Walters , Peter Doyle,. Peter Robinson, Harry Tonge, Peter Johnson , Mr Sales Front row (L to R): Don Overton, Allan Smithyman , Mrs Wroe? , Charlie Peace, Mr Hill (Headmaster), Dickie Fogg, Andy Cowley.
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Albert Jones was in charge of football at Mexborough Schofield Street school (Junior Boys) after he was released from the army in 1946.  He wrote “We definitely played in the Totty Cup 1947/48/49 and lost in one final to Darfield CP”. It would have been 1948.

Kevin McHale (Huddersfield Town) played with Darfield in the 1949 final against Bolton at Goldthorpe.  He remembers winning but not the score. Kevin has sent the picture in which he is holding the ball.  He also believes that Darfield won it for the next two years.

Kevin McHale 1949 or 50 or 51 001

Kevin McHale with the Totty Cup (1949, 1950 or 1951)

Kevin McHale 1949 or 50 or 51 002
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Schofield Street 1948-9

Kilnhurst C of E 1947-8 and 1948-9
Yorkshire Post 13/11/48
Roman Terrace: Teachers (L to R) : Norman Bell & Mr. Wilkinson (Headmaster) Players Standing (L to R) : Eric Walker; Tom Case; Peter Peplow; Peter Parker, Bisby?
Players Seated (L to R) : Brian Lenton; Billy Cotton; Gordon Swann; Lawrence ‘Lol’ Mason; Brian Poynton Kneeling (L to R): Colin Schofield; Derek Needham
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Roman Terrace 1948/9
Lto R back row Gerald Frost Keith Birch Roy Gladwin Trevor Hodges Tommy Fenley Ivan Dunhill
L R Front Row Terry Mannion Clifford Beevers Frank Hewson holding ball John Morris Doug Oliver teacher Spot Walton

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