Daughter's appeal to find rest of her dad's team mates in treasured photo of Burnley football team

Do you recognise any of the players in this photo of this Burnley football team that was taken back in the 1960s?

By Sue Plunkett
Monday, 25th July 2022, 4:00 pm

The photo belongs to Morag Wynne whose father Jim is pictured on the back row, far right.

A former Burnley nurse, who went on to become a social worker specialising in child neglect, Jim died at the age of 81 in 2020 after a five month battle against acute myeloid leukaemia.

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Do you recognise any of the faces in this photo, probably taken in the late 1960s, of this football team that was based in Burnley?

Morag believes the team may be from Burnley General Hospital where her dad worked as a psychiatric charge nurse in the 60s and 70s.

The team trained on fields where the Prairie Sports Village is now based and Morag would love to trace any of the other players or their relatives to share memories and stories.

Morag said: "I grew up around the Burnley General Hospital area so the players could be from the Duke Bar or Lanehead area,

"I would love more information on this photo."