Lifelong football fan’s work team

Terry Whittaker's photograph of the Rolls Royce Ilkeston side back in 1962.
Terry Whittaker's photograph of the Rolls Royce Ilkeston side back in 1962.

A 75-year-old football fan who has been involved with football since 1947 can be see in this photograph taken in 1962.

It shows the Rolls Royce Ilkeston side and was taken just off Gordon Street.

Terry Whittaker, now of Shipley, can be seen second from the left on the front row.

The former production planning and control worker said that the team played in the Long Eaton and District Saturday League.

“The first time I don’t enjoy it I shall pack it in,” said Terry, who still referees matches. Call him on 01773 715513 to chat about the picture.