Lenton

     
 

Lenton Hall arial view

An arial view of Lenton & Wortley Hall, with the grounds of Wollaton Hall across the Derby Road, at the top of the picture (taken in the mid 1990's). Lenton Hurst, home in 1988/89 to the "Glorious Leader", can be seen on the left. Block XII, home of the WebMaster, can be seen near the front and to the right, with the post-1991 construction, Wortley House, to its rear.

Former residents of this then all-male student Hall of Residence, on University Park, formed the majority of the Northern Allstars squad during Sid's reign as captain.

 

 

   
       

Lenton Hall 2nd XI football team - League Champions 1988/89. Pictured at the Hall's presentation evening in the summer of 1989.

Lenton Hall 2nd XI - presentation

Back Row: left to right:
Dave Holborn; Simon Fielding; Graham Jackson; Alan Freeman; Chris Lang.
Front Row: left to right:
Brian; Tim Freeman; Duncan Wiggetts; Grant Murgatroyd; Ian.

 

Lenton Hall 2nd XI football team, pictured at Grove Farm during the 1988/89 season.

Lenton Hall 2nd XI

Back Row: left to right:
Rick; Brian; Alan Freeman; Grant Murgatroyd; Ian.
Front Row: left to right:
Graham Jackson; Greg Bird; Duncan Wiggetts; Simon Fielding; Tim Freeman.

     
             
  75 Lenton Boulevard - inside Allstars HQ

75 mealtime

The boys of 75 Lenton Boulevard sit down for one of their daily communal meals in October 1990.

After formal political discussions on the issues of the day, attention would soon turn to Northern Allstars matters. For instance, how Sid could be made to remember the match ball on a Sunday morning.

 

 

75 Lenton Boulevard - Soviet Onion

onion allstars

Rob & Si, two thirds of the Soviet Onion, convince the boys of 75 to purchase their latest merchandise in 1991.

Simon Water's meticulously cleaned Puma Flash football boots inspired much reverence in the Allstars changing room. These two, now golden, boots are awarded to the winning team captain and Man of the Match, respectively, at the reunion game.

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