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  1. Octopus of Odstock

    Time Added

    Crossley was first with Chris Bart-Williams too. Terrible shame about both Campbell and Sarkic.
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    FIFA World Cup Players

    Apologies it's actually 8. Ken Brown as well. So with McDonald, Peacock and Douglas, you can still field a team of Winterbottom players but no subs (as per the time I guess)
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    FIFA World Cup Players

    Just 7 additional but note Eastham never played for Winterbottom. He made his debut for Ramsey in May 1963. Blunstone McGuiness Holliday McNeil Crawford O'Grady Hinton Sad news about Tommy Banks. Last England International who was born in the 1920's. Colin McDonald takes over the poisoned chalice now.
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    Barry Butler, ex Chester Stalwart under @harrymcnallysblueandwhitearmy has died, aged 64. https://chesterfc.com/barry-butler-1962-2024/
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    Oldest Living football league players

    EFL are f*****g useless at everything so its in line for them not to reply. But fabulous hes doing well, thank you.
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    Oldest Living football league players

    I'm very close to completing 1933 and 1934 births onto the main list On Wikipedia - Christy Fletcher - Wiki, is listed as being 90 years of age. Sadly, not, he died as long ago as 50 years ago in Scotland; where he moved to play football after his spell at Brentford; dying at just 40 years of age. I do wonder if some of those on the list have died so long ago, it's no longer easy to find records on them. Surname Forename Age at death Mother's Maiden Name Gender Year Ref RD Name FLETCHER CHRISTOPHER COL 40 MCMANUS M 1974 573 / 94 CAMBUSLANG PS Hugman's only - not on Wiki - Derek Harvey, ex Doncaster: Record information. Name Mr William Derek Harvey Birth 30 Sep 1934 Death 7 Jan 2013 Residence Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
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    Deadpool Detective Work

    Finally solved this one! After going on newspapers.com, it features a casting director called Ralph Winters. It mentions his wife, Jackie Russell and two children. It mentions that they live in Hollywood. After searching, Ancestry, a Ralph H Winters married a much younger Jacqueline Ruth Russell in 1958 So her birthdate is: Name Jacqueline Ruth Russell Gender Female Marriage Age 22 Affidavit or License Age 22 Birth Date 4 Jul 1936 Marriage Date abt 1958 Affidavit or License Date 21 Feb 1959 License Place Maricopa, Arizona, USA Spouse Ralph Harold Winters Description Marriage Affidavits 1959 Is she still alive? It appears so: Name Jacqueline Ruth Russell [J R Russell] [Jacqueline R Smith] Birth Jul 1936 Residence 2017-2020 Alvin, Texas, USA
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    From Cleric To Relic

    Steve Gaines seems to be making good progress overall - Link
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    British Science Fiction Series

    And Cedric 'Wise old' Elf in Ben and Holly which features his voice talents a lot more.
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    Queen Elizabeth II

    Thank you. For search purposes, Jeanette Charles has died.
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    Oldest Living football league players

    Occasionally, a player presumed dead, largely due to zero information, or too common a name, is actually found to be alive.. or was in this case. Allen Oliver Wiki, born 1924 was presumed dead because of a post by Gateshead's historian that such and such (someone younger, can't remember who) was now the oldest. But actually, up until April, he was still alive. - considering the lack of people at his funeral, this might have slipped the net. The full article is here - https://inews.co.uk/sport/football/stockport-county-anti-wrexham-barcelona-3026246 - but the key bit is this: PS Whilst I'm at it, for those who update Hugman - John Trusler, ex-Brighton - Father John Trussler Mother Evelyn B Berry Birth 6 Jul 1934 Steyning, Sussex, England Death 15 Apr 2022 Ron Hall, ex-Walsall: Canada, Obituary Collection, 1898-Current Death, burial, cemetery & obituaries Record information. Name Ronald Hall Parent Thomas Major Hall; May Hall Child Roushas Relatives Carol Birth 8 Feb 1933 Dudley, Worchestshire, England Death 2008
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    Former Shrewsbury and Hereford wing-half Ralph Oliver has died, just after his 90th birthday - http://bullsnews.blogspot.com/2024/05/a-tribute-to-ralph-oliver.html
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    Derby Dead Pool 2024

    Not complaining, merely an observation.... Nature's Way, currently on top of the DDP theme team, doesn't look like a complete theme team to me. Field, Burrow, Whale, Roche, Brooks etc. I get, but Newhart and Rantzen?
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    The Chequered Flag

    I don't think that source is right to be honest. Waiting for next Ryerson update tomorrow and then if nothing in there, it might trickle through. To be honest, Walker suffered from "Lotus 2nd driver syndrome". Look at Taylor, Spence, Arundell, Miles, Oliver, even Graham Hill to a degree. All pretty much given inferior equipment to Clark, Rindt and Fittipaldi, despite Chapman's protests they were in equal machinery. But not scoring a point in one of the quickest and most iconic cars of all time still doesn't look good. He was quite brilliant at Formula 3 level, but maybe Formula 1 - especially in one of the top seats - was a step too much.
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    The Chequered Flag

    Dave Walker obit https://autoaction.com.au/2024/05/31/aussie-f1-racer-david-walker-dies Now I've seen Wiki has gone for 24th May but I've not seen anything to verify that date yet. Still TBC
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