Memory Lane 1972/73 Season (Part 3)

The third and final part of the 1972/73 Season.  Match reports, final previews and photo's of the Gledhill finalists.

Thanks once again to Dave Taylor, long standing committee member and local referee of over fifty years for giving bfsfa.com/fyldesport access to his collection of press cuttings.

Match reports plus a request for any teams wishing to play on Christmas Eve.

Club profiles on Kirkham & Wesham, Stanley Cons and ICI

Gledhill Quarter-Finals results and reports.

Burn Naze out of the Lancashire Sunday Trophy due to a bad pitch.

Late season tables

Eagle through to the Gledhill semi-final

Cleveleys Park prepare for a Lancashire Trophy quarter final

Gledhill Semi Finals announced

Sands against Eagle in the Melling Final

Match reports on the Melling semi finals

St Annes Traders FC win Division 2

Les Knight (Long time Prebond groundsman) makes his feelings clear on the over-use of pitches.

Football League secretary Alan Hardaker shakes hands with the players before the Gledhill Final at Bloomfield Road.

Red Star and Furlong Motors Gledhill squads. BFSFA Referee Mike 'Barney' Mahoney in the Red Star picture.

Red Star win the 1972/73 Gledhill Cup.

Red Star also going very well in the league.

Queens Cup and Melling Shield Finals announced.

Gledhill Reserves win promotion plus Cup Final results.

Cup Final Reports.

The Division 1 title hangs in the balance.

The last of the season's Cup Finals.

Red Star make it a famous double.  Other Divisional titles are decided.

The end of an era as Oceans XI quit the league.

Dave Taylor pays tribute to a great side.

Sportspy 2005/06

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