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Offline Mercel

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« on: Monday 11 December 06 18:55 GMT (UK) »
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Very frustrated, can anyone tell me if the picture is of a footballer, if so from Sheffield Wed or Sheff United.
Photo taken in Sheffield.
If I can find any more infor about the photo would be very grateful. Found photo in grans collection
Hepworth - Yorkshire and Durham, <br />Forster, Thompson, Heatherington- Durham, <br />Harkness and Devlin- Glasgow, <br />Bolton and Smiths Sunderland, <br />Galey, Norfolk and Sunderland. <br />Cory - Heacham Norfolk<br />Connelly - Ireland,<br />Carson - Ireland, <br />McKay, Glasgow and Ireland,<br /> Tait,Ireland<br />Turley, Sunderland and Ireland, Devlin Londonderry Ireland, Higgans, londonderry Ireland, Hamilton, Ireland

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Re: footballer
« Reply #1 on: Monday 11 December 06 19:04 GMT (UK) »
It's difficult to tell whether he is wearing the blue and white stripes of Wednesday or the red and white of United :)

Perhaps your best bet would be to send a copy of the pic to the sports editor of the Sheffield Star - he may be interested in publishing it to see if anyone recognises him.

http://www.sheffieldtoday.net/contactus.aspx

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Re: footballer
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 12 December 06 16:42 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Gareth I'll try that.
Hepworth - Yorkshire and Durham, <br />Forster, Thompson, Heatherington- Durham, <br />Harkness and Devlin- Glasgow, <br />Bolton and Smiths Sunderland, <br />Galey, Norfolk and Sunderland. <br />Cory - Heacham Norfolk<br />Connelly - Ireland,<br />Carson - Ireland, <br />McKay, Glasgow and Ireland,<br /> Tait,Ireland<br />Turley, Sunderland and Ireland, Devlin Londonderry Ireland, Higgans, londonderry Ireland, Hamilton, Ireland

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Re: footballer
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 12 December 06 17:02 GMT (UK) »

Hi Mercel,

Have a look and see what you think:

Sheffield Wednesday:
http://www.rootschat.com/links/0102/

Sheffield United:
http://www.rootschat.com/links/0103/

On the first link there is a very similar type of shirt - Back, middle player, standing.

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Re: footballer
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 12 December 06 17:08 GMT (UK) »
And if you have any idea at all of names you could try:

http://allfootballers.com

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Re: footballer
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 12 December 06 18:10 GMT (UK) »
Just a quick thought.  If the photographer was based in Langsett Road, it would more likely be Sheffield Wednesday. Langsett Road is in Hillsborough - home of Sheffield Wednesday (Blue and White stripes).

But of course Sheffield United play in Red and white Stripes  ;D

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Essex - Carter, Jeffrey, Mason, Middleditch, Pond, Poole, Rose, Sorrell, Surry, Theobald<br />Hunts - Danns<br />Kent - Luetchford, Wood<br />Nottinghamshire - Baker, Dunks, Kemp, Price, Priestley, Swain, Woodward<br />Suffolk - Rose<br />Surrey - Bedel, Bransden, Bysh, Coleman, Gibbs, Quinton<br />Sussex - Gibbs, Spencer<br />Wiltshire - Brice, Rumble

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Re: footballer
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 12 December 06 18:47 GMT (UK) »
tHANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP. I HAVE LOOKED AT BOTH WEDNESDAY AND UNITEDS SITES AND YES PEL I AGREE THAT MIDDLE SHIRT DOES LOOK SIMILAR. tHE ORIGINAL PHOTO LOOKS VERY LIGHT STRIPES WITH A REDDISH TINGE BUT OBVIOUSLY THIS COULD BE JUST THE SEPIA COLOURS AND AGE OF THE PHOTO.
Hepworth - Yorkshire and Durham, <br />Forster, Thompson, Heatherington- Durham, <br />Harkness and Devlin- Glasgow, <br />Bolton and Smiths Sunderland, <br />Galey, Norfolk and Sunderland. <br />Cory - Heacham Norfolk<br />Connelly - Ireland,<br />Carson - Ireland, <br />McKay, Glasgow and Ireland,<br /> Tait,Ireland<br />Turley, Sunderland and Ireland, Devlin Londonderry Ireland, Higgans, londonderry Ireland, Hamilton, Ireland

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« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 12 December 06 19:14 GMT (UK) »
Hi gadget
just looked on that site and it is very good with names. We have Forsters in the family, there is a Bill Forster 1903 played for Wednesday which could be a possibility. Will let you know once I have registered with site.
Hepworth - Yorkshire and Durham, <br />Forster, Thompson, Heatherington- Durham, <br />Harkness and Devlin- Glasgow, <br />Bolton and Smiths Sunderland, <br />Galey, Norfolk and Sunderland. <br />Cory - Heacham Norfolk<br />Connelly - Ireland,<br />Carson - Ireland, <br />McKay, Glasgow and Ireland,<br /> Tait,Ireland<br />Turley, Sunderland and Ireland, Devlin Londonderry Ireland, Higgans, londonderry Ireland, Hamilton, Ireland

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« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 12 December 06 20:45 GMT (UK) »
And for the kits of the respective teams United, then Wednesday):

http://www.kitclassics.co.uk/kits/sheffu.gif

http://www.kitclassics.co.uk/kits/sheffwed.gif

JULIAN
Essex - Carter, Jeffrey, Mason, Middleditch, Pond, Poole, Rose, Sorrell, Surry, Theobald<br />Hunts - Danns<br />Kent - Luetchford, Wood<br />Nottinghamshire - Baker, Dunks, Kemp, Price, Priestley, Swain, Woodward<br />Suffolk - Rose<br />Surrey - Bedel, Bransden, Bysh, Coleman, Gibbs, Quinton<br />Sussex - Gibbs, Spencer<br />Wiltshire - Brice, Rumble

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