Darfield Council 4 Queen St 1

Back row (L to R) : David Sayles, B2, B3, B4,Roy Goldthorpe (with the cup), Darryl Silcock, B7
Front row (L to R):Dennis Oxley, Kevin McHale, Alan Markham, Alan Gibbs, Roy Wilding, Robert Griffiths. Adult is Mr Turton. Credit: Gary & Kevin McHale

Roy Wilding
Roy Wilding – scored all 4 goals in the final
8 4 50

Final on 8th May at Swinton.  Report SYT 13/5/50

13 5 50

Eric Johnson scored for Queen.  In the Semi-final (match report below), Eric and Terry Collinson scored.  Other members of the Queen team could have included:  George Anglesea, Malcolm Elliss, Terry Reader, Alan Powell.

Ron Fordham: 

“Alan Powell went on to captain Don and Dearne seniors and then became a primary school headteacher in Sandwell.
Melvyn Senior lived on my street .and we became friends when we both went to Mexborough Tech.
HE was a part time professional with Don Revie’s Leeds, but wouldn’t give up his Student apprenticeship.. He went on to become a part time pro’ in the Midland league, and an engineer at Rolls Royce.”


Semi Final
Birdwell 0 Queen St 2  Report SYT 1/4/50
Goldthorpe v Darfield Council

Quarter Final
Goldthorpe 2 Denaby Balby St 1   SYT 8/4/50

goldthorpe junior may not be scholl may not have played totty
Goldthorpe Juniors – may have played in the early rounds of the Totty cup… Back row L-R. Terry Morley, Mr. Greenwood (Head), (?) Robinson, Denis Charlesworth, Frank Bell, Mr. Woolford (or Walford),  Roy Teal. Middle row seated L-R. Terry Bevins, Russell Chambers, Eric Roebuck, Grahame Kay, Ellis Winch.
Front sat on floor L-R. Albert Hey, Martin Walters.     Walt Clayton:  “Mr Woolford (2nd in from left) , he moved from Goldthorpe juniors to the Dearneside secondary school.  He played a big part in the WW2 spying machine, Enigma.
Doncaster Road Juniors, Mexborough – may have played in the Totty Cup

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