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R.I.P Keith (crazy horse) Wolstencroft


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#1 juliancaine

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 01:20 PM

R.I.P Keith Wolstencroft ex lions player died 26th april 2013 aged 73. Announced in M.E.N paper obituaries today.



#2 TIM THE LION

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 05:15 PM

RIP Keith.

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.

 

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#3 Blue Monkey

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 07:24 PM

Sorry, but the name doesn't ring any bells with me as regards the 1960s. Maybe he turned out for the Lions when in his 30s during the '70s.

 

Steve Wild, can you comment please?

 

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#4 pricey53

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 08:58 AM

Keith played mostly A team games for the Lions in the sixties and was steward at pendlebury British legion for many years he was Leigh lad and a great character .

#5 Blue Monkey

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 09:05 AM

Keith played mostly A team games for the Lions in the sixties and was steward at pendlebury British legion for many years he was Leigh lad and a great character .

 

 

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#6 steve wild

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 02:45 PM

I can confirm that Keith definitely never played a first team game. My records for the "A" team are not 100% complete but I can't see any record of him playing for the reserves in the 60s either. However, we did have an "A" teamer playing at hooker during seasons 58/9 and 59/60 named Wolstencroft. He would have been a young lad of 18 or 19 if this is the same chap.

#7 Bryce

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 02:54 PM

Whilst your going through your history books Steve, when was the last time we won at the Mount in the League?

#8 Blue Monkey

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 07:08 PM

Last time I saw the Lions win at Mount Pleasant was in the Challenge Cup back in 1967. They won 0-22 after going in at the half time break 0-5 up. Later they went out of the competition in the 3rd round to Leeds 17-15 at Headingley.

 

:D  :rolleyes:  :O  :wub:  :unsure:  :mellow:  



#9 steve wild

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:02 PM

We won 28-24 on 4 June 2000.




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