The Black-And-White Years: 10 More Fantastic Photos From The Football Archives

Chris Wright

8th, September 2011


By Chris Wright

Ten more wonderful vintage photos picked at random from the Pies’ archives…

England captain Bobby Moore shows off a particularly dapper shirt from his new line of stylish fashion products, 1972

Chelsea’s Dick Spence and Len Goulden play head tennis during training at Stamford Bridge, 1947

Sheffield Wednesday forward Derek Dooley (and his wife) travels home from Preston Royal Infirmary in an ambulance after having his leg amputated following a gangrene infection to the broken leg he suffered against Preston North End, 1953

West Ham footballers play leapfrog during a training session on the beach at Southend, 1951

The bare feet of Nigeria’s Justin Onwudiwe. The majority of the African side played without boots during their tour of Britain in 1949

An air-raid ‘spotter’ watches the skies as Charlton Athletic take on Arsenal at The Valley in the background, 1939

Denis Law takes a peek through the camera before Manchester United’s league tie against Crystal Palace, 1972

Brentford ‘keeper Sonny Feehan ‘strong-arms’ Crook Town forward Ken Harrison to the ground during the two sides’ FA Cup second round game, 1954

Make-up girl Linda powders the face of Derby County manager Brian Clough at the South Bank Television Centre ahead of his debut appearance as a pundit on ‘On The Ball’, 1973

Newcastle legend Malcolm ‘Super Mac’ MacDonald poses with his balls out for a pre-season photo, 1972

Photos: PA