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Ray Cording

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#1 Mick Thornton

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 10:44 AM

I am sorry to inform the forum that Ray cording has passed away.
Ray was the youngest member of the Rovers team that played against Workington Town in the Wembley final of 1952.Ray played stand off half on that day.
His funeral is on Monday 5th August at Wilson Street Methodist church at 11.30 am.

#2 Bazzer

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 10:22 PM

sad to hear that. When i lived in fev he lived in Andrews Street where the fire station is now.He was best remembered as a winger but you are correct he played stand off at Wembley.

#3 oldrover

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 07:52 AM

another sad loss. condolences to his family

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#4 1945 onwards

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 01:37 PM

I knew Ray Cording for most of his playing career. When he was just starting out he came with Keith Goulding to the Featherstone Youth Club dances in the Parochial Hall on Green Lane where I was secretary. Later he lived next door to my dad in Girnhill Lane. I must have seen nearly all his games and for old stagers like me he has left many pleasant memories.

#5 Maureen T-k

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Posted 03 August 2013 - 01:30 PM

, I've been away on holiday and was saddened to hear this news, Ray played at Wembley alongside my Dad in 1952. I know his family well, condolences to all.
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#6 jamescolin

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 01:01 PM

He had speed an excellent sidestep and I also remember him playing on the left wing. Eric Batten moved him to stand off in 1952. Saw him at Wembley that year. Condolences to his family, I too have been away. Regards to Alan Whitworth who played in the under 18's at that time and is related to him.