Archive for June, 2021
'Super Guy' Who Raised Morale In Boer War TerritoryPeter Russell's name has featured in our columns more than once over the years and we are happy to pay further tribute to the Gornal-born wing-half or centre-half who served Wolves from 1952 to 1956 and still lives in South Africa at the age of 86. Our new information has been received in various emails from the retired John Williams, who is in his mid-70s and living in Roodepoort, Johannesburg. We are happy to quote him at length on how the paths of the two men crossed.....and the impressions formed as a result.
Final Turns On A Long Road
Friday, May 9: Had some fun texting Rob Kelly as our paths crossed on the M5 this afternoon. We were driving north of Exeter after a break in Devon and wished him all the best for Barrow's final game of the season tomorrow at the 'other' St James's Park. Among his messages was a remark about how long the journey to the south-west was feeling.