Linden Sports Club 1st Awards Night

Monday 8th October 1962

By Eddie clarke

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So nice to spot my Uncle Frank, Tottenham Hotspur Footballer, giving the awards at this event. He is 75 now and is wearing remarkably well still slim and handsome.

On the day of the Wembley Cup final the year Spurs won the double my Mother was in Berkshire with her two children under 5, so desperate to see the match she put us both in the back of her mini van doors locked handbreak pulled very tight with a tea set snacks and every toy you could think of.

She was rewarded when her young brother scored one of the winning goals. Nana Saul, his Mum of 21 The Avenue Canvey Island, always talked of the Wembley Crowd singing All Things Bright and Beautiful the Lord God made Frank Saul. What a day for the Family I can imagine the thrill but I did not know much about it as I was stuck in the back of a mini van!

Mum said it took her the rest of the afternoon to clear up the mess Chocolate biscuits everywhere. How awful to lock your children up while you watch a football match!

Thank you Eddie .

By Jane Parkin
On 16/02/2018

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