Romford Football Club Volume 4, 1959-1967

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Publisher: Heathway Press
Authors: ,
Pages: 254 pages
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN10: 0956645143
ISBN13: 9780956645142
Physical Form: Book
Size: Medium

The fourth volume in this comprehensive history follows Romford's venture into professional football with the aim of obtaining coveted Football League status. It signed a host of former international and First Division stars, such as Ted Ditchburn, Malcolm Allison and Trevor Ford. It spent lavishly on improving the Brooklands ground. The plan bore fruit in 1967 with the club's finest hour winning the Southern League championship. But financing the push for promotion into the League was becoming a balancing act...
This book is well illustrated and offers a wealth of statistics include results, team lineups, goalscorers, league tables, attendances and gate receipts. Copious extracts from local newspaper reports provide the news as it happened.