Southwick Primary School’s invincibles

Southwick Primary School football team, 1957
Southwick Primary School football team, 1957

John Piner brought in this photo and clipping of the Southwick Primary School football team from 1957.

John, of Mount View Road, Sompting, is pictured on the far left of the front row.

The team managed to go the entire season unbeaten, and did not concede a goal in the process.

John also pointed out that, in his clipping from the Herald, of Friday, April 12, 1957, D Packer’s surname, second from left on the back row, was misspelt Parker.

The full line-up is:

Back row (from left to right) – R Harding; D Packer; B Humphreys; R Gumbrell; B Allcorn; F Brailsford; I Philby.

Front row – J Piner; A Reynolds; D Took; R Dymott; M Davis; J Samson.

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