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5 hours ago, iris123 said:

Not sure where you get this from but Clem Cort neither appeared for Wimbledon nor Harringay in the Southern League as far as I know.He did though ride most of the Southern League fixtures for White City London.....

PLEASE NOTE AN IMPORTANT AMENDMENT HAS BEEN MADE IN REGARD TO THE1929 SEASON IN A PREVIOUS POST.

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In fairness to dear old Bryan, and to norbold, of course, did either of them state categorically that Clem Cort appeared in 1929 Southern League matches for Wimbledon and Harringay, or did they simply state that he appeared for those teams in 1929. If only the latter, then where did the claim that they appeared in Southern League matches for those teams originate?

Did gustix simply assume that he appeared in Southern League matches, or was there any indication that he did? If there wasn't, then gustix could be considered more than the "messenger"...

Similar to Mark Cherry. I am happy to state that he rode for Birmingham in 1976, but I cannot interpret that as him riding in the BL in 1976...

Steve

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I unreservedly apologise to everyone who has been following the item which I posted in regard to Wimbledon teams from 1929 onwards. As emphasised by chunky and iris123 I got matters very wrong - there is absolutely no doubt about that.

On further study through this thread and comments made in regard to other Posts that I have made regarding Wimbledon I realise that my knowledge of the club over the years is to put it mildly dubious.

Unfortunately, where items that I have referred to have had continual errors brought to attention, my attempts at correction have compounded my initial mistakes. My efforts to address these had a reverse effect - I expanded my initial mistake.

In order that the thread can resume on a more factual basis I will cease making any offerings about the club. Again, my apologies to everyone for the ongoing wrong information I have placed - especially in regard to riders activities in the 1929 season.

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Well if we are allowed.....

A spectacular crash to start this Rye v Dons clash!!! Any idea on the riders for each team?

 

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Could that be Paul Dowdall in white?? whoever it was he owes someone an apology...

 

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1 hour ago, spinkox said:

Could that be Paul Dowdall in white?? whoever it was he owes someone an apology...

 

Too late for Dowdall; I don't recall him riding after the mid-70's. It was 1974 when he beat Eric Boocock in a second-half at Plough Lane.

Steve

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8 hours ago, chunky said:

Too late for Dowdall; I don't recall him riding after the mid-70's. It was 1974 when he beat Eric Boocock in a second-half at Plough Lane.

Steve

I was there that night. Certainly had the crowd on their feet

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1 hour ago, mickthemuppet said:

I was there that night. Certainly had the crowd on their feet

I wasn't there, but I was the following week, and I still have the prog! Maido gave him such a write-up...

Steve

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