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John Hallam

Debut game
v Atherstone Town (h) 12th December 1953

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Allenton Athletic (h) Derbyshire Senior Cup 1st Rnd, 11th December 1965

Top scorer:
1959-60 8 all league (joint)
1961-62 33 league and 6 cup
1962-63 18 league and 8 cup goals (joint)
1963-64 48 league and 3 cup goals

Following impressive displays in the Colts and 17 reserve games, John replaced veteran Fred Tapping for his first team debut in a Birmingham Combination game against the league leaders Atherstone Town at the Moat Ground.
John scored in the 2-2 draw.

For the season 1956-1957 John joined Burton Albion but after just one season returned to Gresley.

He was the leading scorer for seasons 1961-1962 (39 goals inc. 3 hat tricks) & 1962-1963 (26 goals) and joint leading scorer 1959-1960 (8 goals).

John also played one game in goal against Sutton Town at the Moat Ground owing to the unavailability of the regular keepers.

John sadly died on 7th December 2014.

Previous clubs

Moira United, Bangor City, Burton Albion, Atherstone Town, Donisthorpe Colliery,
John Hallam
First Name John
Last Name Hallam
Signed December 1953
Position Forward
Appearances 219
Goals Scored 176
Clean Sheets 0
Left December 1965

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  Team P GD Pts
12 Loughborough Dynamo 28 -11 31
13 Spalding United 25 -7 30
14 Lincoln United 24 -11 30
15 Newcastle Town 25 -12 26
16 Market Drayton Town 26 -22 26
17 Carlton Town 21 0 25
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 23 -11 25
19 Gresley 24 -16 24
20 Sheffield FC 24 -11 23
21 Peterborough Sports 26 -13 23
22 Romulus 27 -34 22

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