Tagged: 1960

Memories of the late 50’s and early 60’s Part 2

By Ernie Whittaker I don’t know how far I shall persevere with this as the old memory is not what it was and the sharper of you might notice the odd inaccuracy here and there. I am going to start with something that might astonish younger Lowerhouse supporters. Imagine Sean...

Memories of the late 50’s and early 60’s

From a very hot Sydney I thought I might warm you all up with some memories plucked at random from 60 years ago when I was a young whippersnapper.  So, gather round fossils for a bit of a trip down memory lane. In those days my junior membership cost just...

Jimmy McIlroy takes 5 against Lowerhouse

With the sad news that Clarets legend Jimmy McIlroy had passed away today, we have dug from the archives the write up of when he took 5 wickets with his spin against Lowerhouse. Thanks to Anne for sending it in from the Burnley Express 1960.  

1960 – Minhas Returns

Another find from the Burnley Express dug out by Anne Cochrane, a piece when Jim Minhas returned to the club to join a player’s reunion in 1960

Lowerhouse vs Burnley Football Club – 1960

We’ve been busy with our self proclaimed “Mission to Find Minhas!” The historians have been busy particularly Anne in finding more photos of Jim Minhas, we’ll be posting more photos in the coming days rather than all at once. Jim also played as professional at Todmorden and after a brief...

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