Denaby United Football Team of 1914-15 (picture)

18 April 1970

South Yorkshire Times, April 18th, 1970

This picture has been sent to us by Mr Oliver Bransby, of 61, Cliff View, Denaby Main.  It is loaned by the widow and family of the late Mr. Owen Bransby of 9, Balby Street, Denaby Main. Mr. Owen Bransby died last month.

The picture shows the Denaby United Football Team of 1914-15 which won the Montagu Charity Cup. In the centre of the picture is the late Mr. H. W. Smith who was then the manager of the Denaby main colliery.

The players are back row (left to right) W. Marshall (captain), W. Rotherham,   C. Bisby, second row, R. Purdy, P. Hall, Owen Bransby, and front row, J. Widdison, P. Jepson, H. Jackson and J. Madin. Others in the picture include Mr. J. Heslop Mr. I. L. Moseley, Mr. T. Dabbs, Mr. J. P. Engledow and Mr. Tom Clayton.  Perhaps some of our readers may be able to place those not named.