Category Archives: history

Something we’d like to Bring To Your Attention

This is written from the home of football, namely Sheffield. You will be aware of our claim and may well be aware of some of the initial contributions made by forward-thinking folk in Sheffield to the “Sheffield and soccer”. The … Continue reading

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100 YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG

August 14th 1919 saw the official birth of Crookes Working Mens Club Ltd. Although the roots of the club go back a little further this is the date that they officially became recognised as a business. To celebrate their 100th-birthday-party … Continue reading

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HOME OF FOOTBALL WILL BE LOST FOREVER “UPDATE”

NEW DEADLINE EXTENDED to JULY 22nd. Thanks to everyone who submitted an objection to the proposed demolition of the former Plough Inn. Over 150 objections have been submitted which shows the strength of community support for this iconic building. Due … Continue reading

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HOME OF FOOTBALL WILL BE LOST FOREVER

THE DEADLINE IS JULY 3RD. As most of you will know, an application to demolish the Plough has been submitted to the planning committee. The application would see the Plough replaced by eight houses on the site, none of which … Continue reading

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Hallam Chase fell race returns to Crosspool on Tuesday 29 May

On Tuesday 29 May the annual fell race organised by Hallamshire Harriers and hosted by Hallam Cricket Club returns to Crosspool. At 8pm on the Tuesday evening after the second bank holiday in May, runners set off from Hallam Football/Cricket … Continue reading

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Sandygate granted protected status

The home of Hallam FC and Hallam Cricket Club has been granted protected status. Sandygate stadium in Crosspool is now an asset of community value, meaning that if the owners ever want to sell the ground, they would have to … Continue reading

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Event exploring Crosspool and Crookes during the first world war on Friday 10 November

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