Forest signed ball for Ropsley

Ropsley team photo, season 1988-89.
Ropsley team photo, season 1988-89.
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WATCH this space in the coming weeks as we raid the Journal archives for a host of football team photographs from years gone by.

We’ll be featuring junior and adult teams.

But you can still bring yours into the Journal office or e-mail them to

This week it’s Ropsley Junior School’s team, featured in the Journal in the summer of 1989. The ball was donated by Terry Bly’s Playmore Sports and was signed by Nottingham Forest players.

Pictured are: Andrew Brown, Stephen Clements, Andrew Dodson, Mark Durham, James Cameron-Brown, Ben White, Chris Newton, Stuart Cameron-Brown, Martyn Shepherd and Keith Handley.