Eastern Division Football Stars
We pointed out that this photo has a distinctly "Eastern" flavour, but what team is it, what tournament were they playing in, what year was it, who are the players, and how did they make out?
WE RECEIVED THE ANSWER FROM PAUL HENDRICK -
"This was the Eastern Division Team taking part in a one day Inter-Divisional football competition held a Prospect in 1973. I believe we played Training School and Western Division, winning both to get to the final against Traffic Division, which was run by Tom Cassin. Now you will remember Tom Cassin was the manager of the Bermuda Police Team and he stacked his Traffic Division with their players. He then started to brag how his team would win this competition and when he knew he was playing this 'beer drinking' Eastern Team in the final he made some large bets as to how many goals they would win by. As we lost narrowly by a score of 2-1, I gather Peter Stubbs (Eastern Inspector) was seen smiling happily with a large wad of money in his pocket after the game. The team:-
Back Row (L to R) Howard 'Stumpy' Kirkham, Pete Shaw, Bob Porter, Dave Chew