Bromley’s Christmas Games – 1941

Bromley Football Club verses Bromley Homes Gaurd to a match on Christmas Day 1941

Holiday Football

Home Guard Overwhelmed

On Christmas Day Bromley met the local Home Guard in a friendly match at Hayes Lane, Bromley.  The match resulted in an overwhelming victory for Bromley 15-1.

McMillan scored no fewer than five times, and the match caused much entertainment to the spectators.  Several Bromley players were claimed by the Home Guard, and Bromley selected four R.A.F. players for inclusion in their forward line.

Bromley – Gunner, Stone, Allinson, Marshall, Holder, Tasker, Gardner, Osman, Fowler Champion, McMillan.

Home Guard: Tanner, Reeves, Clark, Smedley Wade, Smith, Knight, Towell, Mallett, Smith, Reece.5

Bromley Football Club verses Bromley Homes Gaurd to a match on Christmas Day 1941
Christmas football game Bromley 1942

Source:
Bromley & District Times, 22nd January 1942, (page 6)

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