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Alliss, Peter (1931–2020)  

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Alliss, Peter (1931–2020), golfer and broadcaster  

Richard Holt

Alliss, Peter (1931–2020), golfer and broadcaster, was born on 28 February 1931 in Berlin, the second son of Percy Alliss (1897–1975), a Yorkshire professional at the prestigious Wannsee Golf Club, and his first wife, Dorothy, née Rust (1891–1971), who was also a scratch golfer. His brother, ...

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Armfield, James Christopher [Jimmy] (1935–2018), footballer, football manager, and broadcaster  

Dilwyn Porter

Armfield, James Christopher [Jimmy] (1935–2018), footballer, football manager, and broadcaster, was born on 21 September 1935 at 16 Marina Avenue, Denton, Lancashire (5 miles east of Manchester), the only child of Christopher Armfield (1904–1980), a grocer, and his wife, ...

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Armfield, James Christopher [Jimmy] (1935–2018)  

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Jimmy Armfield (1935–2018), by W&H Talbot Archive, 1963

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Cover Bough, Francis Joseph [Frank] (1933–2020)

Bough, Francis Joseph [Frank] (1933–2020)  

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Frank Joseph Bough (1933–2020), by unknown photographer, 1971

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Bough, Francis Joseph [Frank] (1933–2020), sports broadcaster and television presenter  

Richard Haynes

Bough, Francis Joseph [Frank] (1933–2020), sports broadcaster and television presenter, was born on 15 January 1933 at The Limes maternity home, Hartshill, Stoke-on–Trent, the son of Austin Joseph Bough (1904–1963), upholsterer, and his wife, Annie Tyrer, née Moulton (...

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Davis, Ian Gordon McNaught- (1929–2014), mountaineer, businessman, and broadcaster  

Paul Gilchrist

Davis, Ian Gordon McNaught- (1929–2014), mountaineer, businessman, and broadcaster, was born on 30 August 1929 at Noordschote, Third Avenue, Newton Hill, Wakefield, Yorkshire, the son of Stanley Gordon McNaught-Davis (1889–1971), an ex-Royal Flying Corps pilot then working as a bus driver, later a transport manager, and his wife ...

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Jenkins, Christopher Dennis Alexander Martin- (1945–2013), cricket commentator  

Jonathan Agnew

Jenkins, Christopher Dennis Alexander Martin- (1945–2013), cricket commentator, was born on 20 January 1945 at 5 Geneva Street, Peterborough (his maternal grandmother's home), the second of three sons of Lieutenant-Colonel Dennis Frederick Martin-Jenkins (1911–1991), a Royal Artillery officer who later worked in shipping for ...

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Longhurst, Henry Carpenter (1909–1978)  

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Longhurst, Henry Carpenter (1909–1978), golf journalist and television broadcaster  

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Longhurst, Henry Carpenter (1909–1978), golf journalist and television broadcaster, was born on 18 March 1909 at Bromham, Bedfordshire, the only child of (William) Henry Longhurst, the owner of a large furnishing business in Bedford, and his wife, Constance Smith. From St Cyprian's, Eastbourne...

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Maskell, Daniel [Dan] (1908–1992), tennis player and broadcaster  

Jonathan Martin

Maskell, Daniel [Dan] (1908–1992), tennis player and broadcaster, was born on 11 April 1908 at 15 Everington Street, Fulham, London, the fourth and youngest son and seventh of eight children of Henry George Maskell (b. 1873), engineer, and his wife, Emma Pearce (1875–1922)...

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Maskell, Daniel (1908–1992)  

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McIlvanney, Hugh Montgomery [Hughie] (1934–2019), sports journalist and broadcaster  

Richard Haynes

McIlvanney, Hugh Montgomery [Hughie] (1934–2019), sports journalist and broadcaster, was born on 2 February 1934 at 13 Western Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, the son of William Angus McIllvanney (1904–1955), a coalminer and general labourer, and his wife, Helen Crawford (Nellie), ...

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McLaren, William Pollock [Bill] (1923–2010), rugby union commentator and teacher  

Huw Richards

McLaren, William Pollock [Bill] (1923–2010), rugby union commentator and teacher, was born at 54 Weensland Road, Hawick, Roxburghshire, on 16 October 1923, the second of the three children and only son of Murdoch McLaren, factory manager for Innes Henderson, a knitwear company, and his wife, ...

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Wilkins, Raymond Colin [Ray] (1956–2018), footballer and broadcaster  

Gary James

Wilkins, Raymond Colin [Ray] (1956–2018), footballer and broadcaster, was born at Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex, on 14 September 1956, one of six children (four boys and two girls) of (Ernest) George Wilkins (1919–1999), footballer, asbestos roofer, and later storeman, and his wife ...

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Wilson, John Denis (1943–2018), angler, author, and broadcaster  

Kevin Parr

Wilson, John Denis (1943–2018), angler, author, and broadcaster, was born at 32 Lea Road, Enfield, Middlesex, on 24 July 1943, the elder son of Denis Sydney Wilson (1912–2001), a foreman and brick-layer, and his wife Margaret Emily, née Viercant (1912–2001...