Category Archives: SPORT

Who’s Who revealed!

In answer to yesterday’s teaser, here are the names of the players, and very well done if you got more than 2!

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My Who’s Who Quiz for Brighton & Hove Albion Supporters

Can you guess who these Brighton footballers are from their Sun Soccercards pictures?  I’ll post the answers tomorrow, have fun! It might help to note Peter Ward’s card looked like this: When he actually looked like this:

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Brighton & Hove Albion Card Collection – Peter Ward

I’ve always loved collecting things, and still have my collection of Brighton and Hove Albion players cards. I’ve been trying to sort them out, and first up is my small but beautiful selection of Peter Ward cards.  I must say, I was … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove Albion – John Shepherd 1950s

This month’s issue of the North Portslade Community Newspaper has a great article on the front page. It gives details of how John Shepherd, Albion player back in the 1950s, lives in this area and has done so since 1959.  … Continue reading

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Pontins – Sporting Autographs

On our holidays at Pontins Holiday Camps we enjoyed the occasional visits from sporting stars.  As I have previously written, my parents were very keen table tennis players and their joy was made complete by seeing Chester Barnes and Trevor … Continue reading

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Autographs – Brighton & Hove Albion 1970s

After collecting signatures from my friends at school in the late 1960s I progressed to the next level – famous sporting stars.  I managed to get some when we were on our family holidays, as visiting sports stars made appearances once a … Continue reading

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Autograph Collection – Ray Reardon 1971

Ray Reardon is a big name in snooker, and was at his prime in the 1970’s.  He won six World Championships during these years, in 1970, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 and 1978.  He lost out in the semi-final in 1971 … Continue reading

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Table Tennis bits and pieces

Here are a few bits and pieces that don’t really fit anywhere else.  Above is an advertisement I found if you wanted to buy your own table, along with an article about Table Tennis – The Service Shot.  An article … Continue reading

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Table Tennis – Gordon Dinnis’ newspaper clippings (2)

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This is a later collection of newspaper clippings I found, telling the story of Gordon Dinnis and Table Tennis in his later playing years.  One of the newspapers is dated November 3, 1973.  Gordon would have been 50 years old … Continue reading

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Table Tennis – Gordon Dinnis’ newspaper clippings

I found some newspaper clippings my dad had kept, he hadn’t kept the dates with most of them so I just have to guess at the order of them.  This first one mentions that he was playing for The Alliance … Continue reading

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