1971-72

Waltham Abbey United were playing in the Northern Suburban League Premier Division.

The team finished in 3rd place.  Hinton were league champions, Prime United runners-up. The reserves also finished in 3rd place in division 2. League Tables to follow

 

Club Organisation

President : Dick Pritchard

Chairman : Dennis Cordell

1st Eleven Manager : Brian Costello

Coach : Stuart Underwood

 

Player of The Year : Roy Pegrum

Most Improved Player (George Hilton Cup) : John "Charlie" May

Clubman of the Year : Bobby Mann

Events and Press

An exploratory meeting was held at the end of the season to discuss a merger between United and Beechfield.

The Beechfield Chairman, Bernie Parker and Committee, Norman Knight, all announced 18 hours later at the club Dinner and Dance  that Parker is no longer Chairman of Beechfield.  Beechfield Secretary was Brian Gilson, Team Manager Stan Edmans.  Abbey aim for the top.

 

I will confirm these notes from the press asap.