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Football

Football

The main sport now played at the Red House is football.

There are a number of football pitches in Red House Park. Please let me have any information about teams or Football activities in the Park

In the 1970s the Red Admiral Football Team played at the Red House.

The team played home matches at Red House Park, you can just make out the tennis courts at the rear of the picture. They played in the Festival League Premier Division and were made up of players from the Hamstead Great Barr & Kingstanding area.

Photo submitted from John Protheroe (2nd right back row) via Bob Pearsall.

Back row left to right Tony Bailey manager, Don Nulty, Derek Middleton, Bob Pearsall,Tony Coates, Vince Warren, John Prothero, Ray Bisseker.
Front row,Mick Hayfield, Dave Bucknall, John Linford, Eddie Hennessey & John Sheldon.

Most of the team lived on Gorse Farm or other parts of Great Barr, unfortunately Ray Bisseker, Eddie Hennessey & Dave Bucknall have passed away.

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