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Remembering Barry Hitchcock

Barry Hitchcock MBE I heard the sad news yesterday, in an email from Stephen Bowden, As he is someone who knew Barry far longer and far better then I did, I hope he will forgive me for sharing his description of “Barry was a lovely man for whom I also had great respect. We always … Continue reading Remembering Barry Hitchcock

Brian Naysmith: Southern Star Of Non-League Football

For a while in the late fifties and early sixties, in addition to his teaching at Southern Grammar School, Brian was a bit of a star of non-league football. The very informative Margate FC  history site (http://www.margatefootballclubhistory.com) describes him as “A well-built Portsmouth-born school teacher”. He broke into the first team at Hampshire club Andover, … Continue reading Brian Naysmith: Southern Star Of Non-League Football

Sad news

I am sad to report the untimely passing of two of Team Talbot's 'band of brothers'. As far as I can be sure, their time in Guildford did not overlap. Mark Haymore died in December 2004, aged just 48. He had a history of heart problems. When he failed to arrive at a scheduled meeting, … Continue reading Sad news