Half a ton for McNulty

Which year? Sean McNulty is the teenage goalkeeper in this picture of Silsden. Andy Geary has identified the players but can you say which year it was or where the players are now?

Which year? Sean McNulty is the teenage goalkeeper in this picture of Silsden. Andy Geary has identified the players but can you say which year it was or where the players are now?

Screen Shot 2014-08-08 at 08.15.28Silsden AFC chairman Sean McNulty hits the half-century mark today.
McNulty, who first joined the club as a youngster was in the team as goalkeeper in 1978 at the tender age of just 14.
Current Cobbydalers manager Andy Geary has put names to faces, but can you tell us which year it was or what the payers are doing now?
Send your answers to editorial@keighleykicks.co.uk or via a message on the Keighley Kicks Facebook page.

    Geary identified the line-up as – back from left: Bob Lee, Andy Geary, Kevin Whitaker, Ian Holdsworth, Roy Grosschmidt, Brian Roberts, Fred Pickles, Alan Clark. Front: Steve Harris, Tony Loftus, Andrew Summersgill, Sean McNulty, Dale Tyson, Paul Richmond, John Inman and Winnie Butterfield.

Geary said: “It is Silsden’s County Amateur League team but I’m not sure if it is 1986 or 1987.”
And Kev Knappy added that Tom Lee is Chesterfield goalkeeper Tommy and Oxenhope pair Will and Sam’s dad. He also said that Steve Harris has died.

50 today: Sean McNulty

50 today: Sean McNulty

Meanwhile, the committee and supporters of the club sent their best wishes to their chairman who will be hoping to celebrate in style tomorrow when his beloved Cobbydalers aim to make it a three-match winning start to the North West Counties League season when they travel to Congleton Town, while the club’s new Development team launch their Lancashire League season against Ossett Town at the Angel Telecom Stadum.

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  1. I think I can name all but one on the Sean Mac photo, as follows:

    Back row, left to right: Bob Lee (Tommy’s dad), Andy Geary, Kev Whittaker, Ian Houldsorth, Roy Grosschmidt, Brian Roberts, Fred Pickles & Allan Clark.
    Front Row: The late Steve Harris, Tony Loftus, Andy Summersgill, The birthday boy himself Sean McNulty, Dale Tyson (slightly behind), Paul Richmond, The Mystery Man & manager Winnie Butterfield.

    Cheers, Kev

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