Did you play in the same team?

PUBLISHED: 10:54 22 March 2007 | UPDATED: 11:40 06 May 2010

The team in 1956

The team in 1956

A former ace marksman has responded to a recent article in The Comet about junior football scoring records. Mike Ward scored nine goals during one game in the 1955-6 season when he was playing for Icknield under-16s. The team beat Wymondley Boys Club 25-0

A former ace marksman has responded to a recent article in The Comet about junior football scoring records.

Mike Ward scored nine goals during one game in the 1955-6 season when he was playing for Icknield under-16s.

The team beat Wymondley Boys Club 25-0 at their ground in the North Herts League for under-16s.

Icknield went on to win that league, also the League Cup, the Chiltern Under-16 League and the Herts FA Under-16 Youth Cup.

The team was: back row, l-r: Dave Muncey, Dave Bedwell, Trevor Hudson. Middle: Pete Oakley, Dave Bacon, Jack West. Front: Mick Ward, Alan Bell, Ted French, Mick Moss, Phil Bethel.

Other players not in the photo were Ray Chalkley and Barry Gardener and the manager was Dennis Hare.

If you know the whereabouts of the team members, please email Mike on: mike.ward10@ntlworld.com

* The current brigade - both boys and girls - also know where the back of the net is.

Junior Morrison plays for Hitchin Town Youth under-16s and he is well on the way to keeping up his amazing goalscoring record this season.

In each of the last five seasons of playing 11-a-side football, Junior has scored a minimum of 50 goals each year, with his best an impressive 65.

And the Stevenage Boro Juniors under-12 girls striker Amy Makewell set the team's record in October when she scored seven goals in one game.

The game was a league match at home against Barnet Azzuri and Boro won 8-1.


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