THIS photograph shows a winning junior team lining up on Plank Lane in Leigh in March 1946.

The side, who are pictured with the Brown Cup, won every honour that year. They played on the Plank Lane Colliery pitch.

Back row; Mr Darlington, Des Gregson, Roy Hilton, also the Leigh Harrier’s sprint champion 1949, goalkeeper Timmy Holt , Tom Rothwell, Ken Perry, William Rothwell.

Front row; Bill Taylor, Alex Gaskell, captain Tommy Livesey, W Sarbuttts, Joe Grainey, Jimmy Darlington.

Eric Turner was the manager.

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