It’s official 1957 saw the commencement of the Beecroft Soccer Cub. We’ve put together some of the emails and stories we’ve received and some photos. We hope you enjoy them and please share with family and friends.
“In 1955 and 1956 young soccer players from the Beecroft District did not have enough players for a side, so they traveled up to Thornleigh to play with them. In “1957” Don Evans and an other Gentleman by the name of Jones who both lived in Hull Road found a need to form a team in the Beecroft district. So with this in mind they then formed the “Beecroft Soccer Club”. But the GHFA only had under 10 as the lowest age group playing, so yes it was formed in 1957, but there was only the under 10’s. So in 1957, 1958, and my team in 1959 were all under 10’s and for 3 years there was only 1 team entered in the GHFA under 10’s and most of the players playing in 1957 and 1958 were all 7,8,9 years of age including Neil Evans.” Bob Johnson
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