Football memories

Geoff Hayes's photograph of Ilkeston Town players, Fred Cooke, the Smith brothers. Frank Smedley, Archie Smith and first ever manager Bernard Shaw. On the front row are Harris, Smith and Bottomley.
Geoff Hayes's photograph of Ilkeston Town players, Fred Cooke, the Smith brothers. Frank Smedley, Archie Smith and first ever manager Bernard Shaw. On the front row are Harris, Smith and Bottomley.
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This is the first in a series of photographs given to us by Ilkeston man Geoff Hayes.

He said the pictures, which were given to him by the wife of first ever manager of Ilkeston Town Football Club Bernard Shaw.

Some of the photographs date back as far as 1950, he said.