Archive for the ‘Players’ Category

Stan Prince

May 15, 2009

Stanley Terence Prince. (Born Jan 24th 1927. Died Newham Oct 2005).

Captained Walthamstow Avenue in the 1961 F.A. Amateur Cup Final.

Stan wore the number 11 shirt in both of  Great Britain’s games in 1956 Olympic Football Tournament in Melbourne.  A 9-0 defeat of Thailand on 26th November in the First Round, and the 6-1 defeat by Bulgaria in the Quarter Finals on 30th November.

Fellow Avenue player Jim Lewis wore the number 9 shirt in both games, and scored a goal in each.

Stanley Prince leads out the Amateur cup semi-finalists 1959

Stanley Prince leads out Walthamstow Avenue - Amateur cup semi-finalists 1959

Stanley Prince 1960

Stanley Prince 1960


Former player Eddie Lowe dies

May 14, 2009

Eddie Lowe died on 9th March 2009, aged 83. Here is the obituary that was published in The Guardian on 27th April 2009.