Category Archives: Football

Don Stone

Don Stone is President of the Downs League, and an avid supporter of Sneyd Park football club. His associations with the League and Sneyd Park run right back to the 1950s.

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David Edge

David Edge is the fixtures secretary for the Downs League, a league of amateur football clubs that play every Saturday in the season. He has his work cut out for him as the Downs League involves the most simultaneous matches … Continue reading

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Mervyn Baker

Mervyn Baker has come to play or watch football in the Downs League almost every single Saturday for 63 years. He currently works as a volunteer for the League, logging all the results of matches and supplying the Bristol Evening … Continue reading

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The Downs League

[audio: /wp-content/uploads/2011/12/downs_league.mp3] On winter Saturdays at 2.30, six hundred amateur footballers kick off on the Downs. They play possibly the most matches played simultaneously in one place anywhere in the UK. David Edge, fixtures secretary gives us the facts and … Continue reading

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