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Hesleden Wesleyan AFC - 1926 - Church League Division 2 Winners.

What we know about this image :

Based solely at present on the Yeoman Reference Chadwick, this appears to be an image of Hesleden Wesleyans Junior side (average age around 17 years) that carried off the Church League II title in 1925/1926 being undefeated in just one match, scoring 74 goals for and just 15 against.

The Cup ties and friendlies also proved successful, and the team won the Durham Divisional Junior Cup and Hartlepools Church League Cup. . Eric Thayne being top scorer with 47 goals, L Hughes second with 36 and Arthur King third with 27. The Hon Sec was Mr George Chadwick of Front Street (who also served on the Church League Committee) along with committee man Mr E Chadwick.

Date (of image) : 1/4/1926

Donor : Beamish Museum

Creator : Yeoman Hartlepool

Part of the "Peoples Collections" collection


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