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Football Team

Deddington Town Football team c.1887/88
(Back l to r): Dr Turner, Murrey, T.Bennett, Sturch, W.Franklin, D.Hancox, C.Ell
(Front l to r): O.Bennett, W.Bennett, Rev.Standridge, Waters, J. Holliday

A date of 1920 was originally ascribed to this picture but this seems at odds with the players dress which is more typical of Victorian times. Furthermore, two of the identified players - W Franklin (wearing the bowler hat 5th from left in the back row) and D Hancox (on his left) would be old men if it was 1920. In the
DFC article on History website there are some team lists from 1887/88 and these men and others are in the teams listed.