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Victorian golfers CC76_00354 Featured Sports Image

Victorian golfers CC76_00354

Burnham And Berrow Golf Course, Somerset. Opened in 1891 by Burnham Golf Club, the course was originally nine holes. It was extended in 1896 and the club changed its name to Burnham and Berrow Golf Club. Here golfers prepare to tee off outside the pavilion. Photographed in June 1898 for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway

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Javelin thrower JLP01_11_23878_02 Featured Sports Image

Javelin thrower JLP01_11_23878_02

Copthall Stadium, Hendon, Barnet, Greater London. A portrait of the EPL sponsored javelin thrower Lynn Hayhoe at Copthall Stadium.
EPL, the Plant and Access Hire company within the Laing Group, first sponsored Lynn Hayhoe in 1986 providing all her javelins and tracksuits and t-shirts. Lynn was based in Barnet and joined her local athletics club, Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers on leaving school. they were based at the Copthall Stadium near Laing's Mill Hill headquarters. Lynn won the javelin event in the Hertfordshire Women's Championship for a record eight consecutive years between 1982 and 1989. Lynn set a new club record of 51.16m to win the Inter Counties Championship in 1989 and rose to 6th in the UK and competed for England at Gateshead in August that year with aspirations to compete in the 1992 Olympic games. Lynn featured in two stories in Team Spirit, the Laing company newsletter, in August 1987 and February 1990

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Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough EAW613650 Featured Sports Image

Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough EAW613650

AYRESOME PARK, Middlesbrough. Aerial view of the former home of Middlesbrough Football Club, photographed in 1992. Having obtained promotion the Teessiders were founder members of the Premier League, but found themselves relegated again at the end of the 1992-93 season. Boro moved to the Riverside Stadium in 1995. Ayresome Park played host to Group 4 matches at the 1966 World Cup. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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