The Black-and-White Years: Charlton Athletic v Huddersfield Town, The Valley, 1947

Ollie Irish

13th, January 2010

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By Ollie Irish


Huddersfield Town’s Alf Whittingham (left) takes on Charlton Athletic’s Jock Campbell at a muddy Valley Stadium, during a Division One fixture in March 1947. Back in the day, the Valley was one of the biggest stadia in Britain, with a capacity of more than 70,000 (!!), thanks mainly to its huge East stand.

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Photo: Barratts/S&G and Barratts/EMPICS Sport

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  1. Ian Graham says:

    Old Wilf fifty years ahead of everbody with the Catonla look

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