Memories of Brinnington
I remember Mr Needham from the Spar. My gran worked in Ainsworth cake shop. The smell of the chip shop. Powells. You could buy records from there and and clothes! Martin from the post office run by Mrs Dodd? And the drapers where we bought liberty bodices from ... And I'm not yet 50!
I remember coming back from watching United in the semi final at Villa Park and we went to Brinny Sec to watch the Hollies in the school hall. We saw them many times after that at the Kingfisher and Stockport town hall.
I remember watching Brinny play home and away with my cousin Ronnie. We used to get a lift off Ken Dean, the manager (and local barber). The team was the best Sunday league side in Stockport; Reg Adie in goal, Roy Stockton, Brian Bowers, Joey Jones, Billy Appleyard, Bernard Leggat and Colin (Farrel, I think - sorry ...Read full memory