Leadgate Early Seventies - a Memory of Leadgate.

Leadgate will always be in my heart. Some of my happiest times spent in Geordie's cafe and playing football on a Sunday afternoon with some of the best lads ever. Silky, Tommy and Malcom Coates, Hat.(Kev Calcutt), Gats (Alan Robertson) tragically killed at the Iveston along with Cogy (Davy Calvert) in the early 1970s. Does anyone remember Little Willy who used to go in the cafe. I remember having my first pint in the Coach on the corner. Billy Nixon, Frankie Bowes, Johny Blacket, loads more I could mention. I wish I could go back in time.

A memory shared by Alan Batty on Jan 27th, 2012.
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