Cosgrove Football Team Buckingham and District League Winners 1903-4

The picture was taken in the Doctor's Piece Field

Wolverton Express - Do you remember November 29, 1968

This football team from Cosgrove were runners-up in the Buckingham and District League 1902-3.

Back row, left to right: J. Wootton. J. Smith, G. Williams, A. Nichols, E. Jelley, G. Arnold. W. Bull, H. Brown (secretary) B. Brown, W. Wise

Centre row: W. Brown, J. Lane, S. Mills

Front row: E. Cockerill, W. Lambert, A. Croft, E. Gascoyne, W. Gee (captain)


The team went on to win the Championship in 1904

Buckingham Advertiser and Free Press Saturday 03 September 1904

FOOTBALL. The Editor would glad to receive list of fixtures and prospects the coming season from secretaries local clubs. The football season is once more upon us, and we are indebted to the Hon. Secretary of the Buckingham League for a few particulars concerning the coming campaign, which we feel sure will interest our readers. Two Divisions will run, the first consisting of six clubs and the latter eight clubs. The Senior Division will made of Buckingham, Fenny Stratford, Newport Pagnell, Stantonbury St. James, Stony Stratford, and Wolverton. In Division II. will be found Bletchley Hotspur, Hanslope, Leighton Springs Reserves, Newport Reserves, Newport Unity, Stratford Reserves, and Wolverton. Reserves. Cosgrove, the cup holders, owing to their having lost several of their players, have not entered this season.