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GUINNESS EXPORTS FC 1965/1968

 



Piecringe
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Nov 12, 2009, 10:14 PM

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Does anyone remember where they used to play in the Lancashire Combination?
Was it the Ormskirk area or nearer Skelmersdale?
Thanks.


AndrewG
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Nov 12, 2009, 10:23 PM

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Re: [Piecringe] GUINNESS EXPORTS FC 1965/1968 [In reply to] Can't Post or Reply Privately

The question is answered by former Burscough secretary Stan Strickland on this link http://burscoughfc.proboards.com/...play&thread=1198. I did visit Gigfy Park once, but its so long ago that I was very young and can remember little about it.


bob lilliman
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Nov 13, 2009, 12:58 AM

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Guinness Exports formed 1948, commencing in Liverpool shipping Lge Div 5, progressing to Lpool F L, Lpool County Comb F L, Lancs Comb 64-68, Cheshire Cty 68- 74, As Ormskirk 70-74
First enclosed ground at Bootle stadium, former home of Bootle F C. Maguire Ave/ Stuart Rd.
Gigfy Park had cover behind goal at railway end, and first floor stand above clubhouse and dressing rooms. By 1978 had become glazed in and part of a factory. Still there 1986.
Most info from Cheshire C L Golden jubilee book 1970


Wiretown.Editor
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Nov 17, 2009, 12:38 AM

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Re: [bob lilliman] GUINNESS EXPORTS FC 1965/1968 [In reply to] Can't Post or Reply Privately

I remember ssing Warrington Town had played them, probably in the Amateur Cup. No records to hand though.

 
 


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