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Cables Greats: Frank Phillips

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Tonight, Glyn Williams shares with us the story of one of the lynchpins of the Lancashire Combination Championship team of 1956-57. Frank Phillips was a solid and reliable defender who was ‘Prescot Cables through and through’. Frank played for the club more than 300 times and was honoured with a Benefit Match. To read the story of a man who helped…

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Cables Greats: Sandy Lyon

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This afternoon, Glyn Williams profiles Sandy Lyon, who won the Lancashire Combination Cup and Liverpool Challenge Cup with Cables and was the club’s Captain for a time. He also contributed greatly to the town as a civic leader after his playing career came to an end, serving two terms as Mayor of Prescot. His story is a fascinating tale and can…

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Cables Greats: Jack Roscoe

Jack Roscoe during his time in the Royal Navy

Tonight’s historic player is focus is the legendary Jack Roscoe, whose feats in front of goal were truly remarkable. The article we are re-publishing today was Glyn Williams’ original piece about Jack; regular visitors may have already read another article by Glyn about his life and career. This piece contains much more detail about Jack’s life and new facts. Today’s…

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Cables Greats: Harry Topping

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This afternoon’s stroll down Memory Lane is a profile of Harry Topping, who was a player and a coach at Hope Street. Born in Prescot, Harry represented several clubs before joining his hometown team after the Second World War as a player, then having two spells of coaching / managing the First Team. You can learn about Harry’s career by clicking…

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Cables Greats: John Bennison

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This afternoon, Glyn Williams profiles a man who served Liverpool FC with distinction as a coach, after performing admirably for Prescot Cables as a player. The story of John Bennison is a remarkable one; having grown up on the Welsh Streets of Liverpool, he achieved much as a player before moving into coaching and youth development. It’s a tale well worth reading…

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Cables Greats: Fred Finney

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For this evening’s retrospective, Glyn Williams tells us about the career of Fred Finney. As a youngster, Fred played First Team football for Liverpool but was released in 1947. Having served Cables briefly, but with distinction, he turned out to be even more successful in the business world than he had been on the pitch. For the full story of…

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The Walloper wins again!

The Walloper is Prescot Cables' award-winning programme

Prescot Cables Football Club is proud to have been recognised in the annual Soccer Club Swap Shop Programme Awards. The club’s successful matchday magazine, The Walloper has been awarded First Place in the competition for clubs in the BetVictor NPL North / West Division; this means the club has won the divisional award for four consecutive seasons. Uniquely, Soccer Club Swap…

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Cables Greats: Bill Rainford

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For today’s profile of a notable player from years gone by, Glyn Williams examines the relatively short Cables career of a man who grew up in the shadow of Hope Street. Bill Rainford was a player for whom the word ‘combative’ might have been invented and incident was never far from the one-time Cables captain. For all that, he was…

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