Devoted mum of Valentine, Jimmy
, Brendan, Kieran and Andrew, a dear motherin-law, loving grandma and great-grandma.
The ones that left memories for me were Slim Whitman, Lonnie Donegan, Johnny Ray, Dickie Valentine, Jimmy
Clitheroe and Yana." Derek Thompson, of Whickham, writes: "My dad was Lance Thompson, assistant to the manager, Stanley Mayo, during the 1950s.
But under the leadership of Valentine, Jimmy
Ledgard, Ally Naughton and Gerry Helme, they silenced the 30,000 crowd to triumph 16-12.