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Staplefield Ladies Football Team
The Slaugham Archive
Staplefield Ladies Football Team

In 1957, a Staplefield Ladies team played a comic football match against Staplefield Cricket Club.
Most of the ladies came from Staplefield, but, as often happens in the professional clubs, three players were on loan from Handcross.
The ladies won 4-3.
Left to right:
Back row:- Gwen Holman, Diane Gasson (HX), Brenda Rowe, Valerie Elliott (HX), June Stenning (née Vigar), Jill Robins, Rosemary Kinnard (HX).
Front row:- Betty Vigar, Ann Vigar, Kathy Rice, Miss Waterson (a visitor to Staplefield; friend of Jill Robins).
The ladies' opposition are featured on picture #1017.
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I have now uploaded a newspaper cutting of the football match held at the Whit Monday fete.
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Added by Barry Ray on 25 January 2014
My auntie was Valerie Elliott. She was a lovely lady.
Added by Laura Henderson (née Elliott) on 19 July 2019
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