STOCKPORT COUNTY FC

Who do you know who would enjoy our ‘Sport in Memories’ get-togethers?

Stockport Homes and Stockport County Community Foundation are working in Partnership to set up a new group to reduce social isolation.

‘Sport in Memories’ invites people to bring along their own sporting memorabilia, or come and enjoy other’s collections in the fantastic Help the Hatters Museum in a relaxed and friendly setting.

It is being held in the Help the Hatters museum at Edgeley Park – a room full of local football memorabilia, EVERY WEDNESDAY 10.00AM – 12.00PM, FREE OF CHARGE.

The first 4 weeks will also feature an exclusive film about the history of Stockport County FC. There will also be the opportunity to meet players past and present, with the possibility of running trips in the future.

We were really excited to meet Phil Burrows who managed Stockport County reserves team in the 80s and played for Manchester City, York City and Plymouth Argyle attended the sessions. Phil’s Grandad Arthur Burrows featured in the infamous fixture in 1921 when Stockport County played Leicester City in front of just 13 spectators, with his father Arthur junior played in the longest ever game in 1946 Stockport County v Doncaster Rovers shared his memoires of his career.

Contact Matthew Bailey, Assistant Community Foundation Manager, on 0161 286 8888 option 3 if you, or anyone you know wants to come along – or just pop in on the day.

Phil Burrows and Assistant Community Foundation Manager Matthew Bailey showing Scans certificates of Father and Grandfather.

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