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1083, LO/429/380
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Jelly, Edward (Ted), 1921 - , Interviewee, Male, Footballer
Speaker: Leigh, J, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes celebrations after victory over Portsmouth in semi-final of Football Association Cup, 1949. Details injuries to team over following games, particularly to star player Don Revie. Describes build up to final, the day itself, walking on the pitch, lining up with the opposition [Wolverhampton Wanderers], meeting royalty, losing game. Mentions banquet afterwards, bus ride round Leicester. Describes the season's remaining matches, struggle to avoid relegation from second division of football league. Talks about how the team was disbanded, facilities at the Filbert Street ground, socialising with the team, wages, being a union representative for the team.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: King Richard's Road Intermediate School
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Railwayman
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 28/10/1987
Playing time: 49 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference: LO/428/379

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