- Know any others ??! Let me know and I'll
include them on this page.
2003 / January 2004
'Caught in Time' articles have been added to the site.
Dundee win the
Scottish title, 1983
West Germany, 1966
World Cup Final
Burnley win the
League title, 1960
Bobby Ferguson (West Ham United)
really good to hear from Bobby's wife, Greer, with the
and Greer Ferguson
I was looking up the latest news on the West Ham
website and came across your email address and
thought you may like to know the latest on my husband
Bobby Ferguson who is an ex player.
After arriving in Adelaide in 1981 with our two
children who are now 34 and 30 years old Bobby played
for Adelaide City for one year and then coached them
the following year.
Vacation Soccer Schools was his next venture in the
school holidays and was very successful concentrating
on the younger generation which he enjoyed.
Bobby during this time also coached for fitness
Burnside Rugby Club and really enjoyed taking
approximately 66 guys twice a week for fitness
introducing "soccer" training into their
routine. This was very successful as it was
different from what they had been doing.
We had a snack bar/cafe in Adelaide for 6 years and
sold that nearly 18 months ago and now Bobby runs his
own home maintenance business making use of his
engineering background (his mother insisted he finish
his studies in the early days).
He is still very fit and up until pre Christmas was
the same weight as he was when he was playing in the
First Division all those years ago.
Soccer (or should I say football) (yes !! - Bob) is
still part of our lives in the fact that it is spoken
about constantly in conversation, our son plays for a
local old scholars team and Bobby watches games live
whenever he can from Europe and UK. I have to
say that going to the football and mixing with his
old colleagues is something he still misses and we
have been here now for 23 years. I guess its a
Hope this information has been helpful and I look
forward very much to hearing from you in the near
Best wishes for all your articles in 2004.
Doug Collins (Burnley)
Thanks to Mark who tells me that
Doug has moved to Australia, and runs a McDonald's
Les Green (Derby County)
I received this email, and I
won't be specific with personal details, as I don't have
update. Les Green is now working for (a motor sales
firm) in Leicester.
Would you be able to help me try to locate ex-Spurs players from the
years 1950-70, first team and reserves.
asking because I collect autographs of ex-Spurs
players past and present for my own personal
collection. I have come to a bit of a dead end with
some ex-players that I have been trying to trace.
I was wondering if you would be able to help me with
my request in tracking the players down or if you
have any information on their whereabouts that I
would be able to use as a lead, i.e last known
If you are able to help, then the players I am
searching for are: -
Tony Smith, John Collins, Frank Teece, Bill Dodge,
Ron Ward, Billy Mail, Jimmy Walker, Jeff Ireland,
Alan Read, Brian Fittock, Barry Roffman, John Gilroy
and Frank Smith.
If you could help me I would be very grateful.
Thanks for any help you can give me.
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