Rothersthorpe Road Secondary Modern school 1931

Winning the junior league

A winning side, the football team of Rothersthorpe Road School. 1930-31. The team scored 99 goals during the season and won the Junior League. But they had a star among the ranks. Bobby King, who went on to play for the Cobblers and Wolverhampton Wanderers, he scored 56 goals in the season. The picture belongs to Mr. Harry HilIyer of Far Cotton and pictured are. back row. left to right, Mr. Jones, teacher, John Tilley, Frank Cowell, Harry Hillyer, Arthur Gregory, Stan Church, Peter Collis and teacher Mr. BoIton Front row. Bill Bottwood, Dickie Tee, Bobby King, headmaster Mr. Scott, Dick Riley, Ron Gilbert and Sid Collis.