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"Bus Vale" Rugby League Football Club, 1913 to 1914 Winners (Buslingthorpe) (4 comments)
Black & White image1913. Image shows the players and members of "Bus Vale" (Buslingthorpe) Rugby League Football Club as they proudly pose with their winning trophies and shield. They are pictured in front of what was then the premises of Wine & Spirit Retailer, Isaac Taylor, of number 240 Meanwood Road, located between the junctions of Firnley Street and Buslingthorpe Green. This was known as the Junction Hotel. In the 1920s "Bus Vale" Rugby League Football Club transferred to their new home ground, the former site of Rowley's quarry which closed in 1916 and was subsequently filled-in. On the right, with dark hair parted down the centre and crouched on one knee, is John Charles Hill who was born in 1890. He worked as a currier at one of the local tanneries (possibly Buslingthorpe Tannery - Broadhead & Conyers). Any more information regarding the history of the team and identification of anyone in the picture is welcomed.
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Aerial View, Elland Road with Football and Greyhound Stadiums (Beeston) (64 comments)
Black & White image1962. Aerial view of Elland Road, on the left side of the road is the oval Greyhound Stadium, which was demolished in 1982. In the bottom left corner is the Heath estate. In the bottom right corner is the Leeds United Football Club Stadium. First used for rugby league matches, it was purchased in 1904 by Leeds City Football Club (The Peacocks)who were elected to the Football League in 1905. The club reached the second division but were eventually expelled from the Football League in the 1919-20 season due to financial irregularities. Leeds United Football Club was formed in 1919 and elected to the Football League in 1920. Over the years, Leeds United has enjoyed outstanding success, particularly in the years when Don Revie took over the management. There have also been setbacks and disappointments but Leeds United continues to attract loyal supporters to Elland Road. The capacity of the stadium is 40,296 and many fans hold season tickets.
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Bardsey Cricket Club House. The Sportsfield, off Keswick Lane (Bardsey)
Colour image23rd March 2008. Image shows Bardsey Cricket Club House on The Sportsfield off Keswick Lane. Two senior teams play for Bardsey in the Airedale & Wharfedale Cricket League on Saturdays. Football teams also represent Bardsey in the West Yorkshire Association Football League. The photograph was taken on a snowy Easter Sunday morning.
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Bardsey Sports Club, the Sportsground, off Keswick Lane (Bardsey)
Colour image23rd March 2008. View of Bardsey Sports Club at The Sportsground located off Keswick Lane. This is the home of Bardsey Cricket Club which plays two senior sides in the Airedale and Wharfedale Cricket League on Saturdays. The club is family orientated and cricket and football are also played at Junior Level. Two sides play in the West Yorkshire Association Football League representing Bardsey. They play in a red/black strip or white/black strip. At the edge of the snow covered ground the pavilion and changing rooms are visible. The photograph was taken on the morning of Easter Sunday.
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Beeston Hill Parish Church A.F.C. (Beeston)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows a young team from Beeston Hill Parish Church A.F.C. proudly posing with their cup. On the far right, seated on the front row, is a player with the surname Wheeler. The vicar, at the back, left, is the Reverend William Edward Smith, also known by his initials, W.E. He was at Beeston Hill Parish Church (St. Luke's) between 1918 and 1936.
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