Jude McCourt, daughter of Danny McCourt who is now in his 80th year, with the help of John Phelan from the DAFT, arranged a surprise get together with his former team-mates at her home. Danny’s wife Marjorie and son Bryan were also present, along with a few members of the Trust. Jude and Tom were great hosts and a very pleasant afternoon was enjoyed by all, sharing memories, reading through scrapbooks and watching a recently acquired Pathe News film of the 1964 Amateur Cup Final (thanks to Dale Daniels for producing a copy which was presented to Danny).
Jude McCourt, Geoff Wood, John Fenwick, John Phelan, Barbara Wood, Bob Thursby, Bob Hull and Bryan McCourt: Seated: Danny McCourt, Marjorie McCourt, Ray Snowball and John Weirs.
A full report will appear in “Memories” in the Northern Echo on Saturday 2 September.