Mystery of Brierfield club football photo

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Leader Times Newspapers reader John Duerden wanted to share this fantastic old photograph of Brierfield Poultry Club from approximately 1949 or the early 1950s.

The image of the football team is taken at Hodge House Playing Fields in Nelson, according to Mr Duerden, who has identified the two mill chimneys in the background as a clue to its location.

However, Mr Duerden believes that Brierfield Poultry Club never had a football team and was hoping for any information from fellow readers about the occasion pictured.

Geordie McGarr (back, centre left), Hartley Pilling (front, centre) and Abraham Edmondson (back, far left) are the three people he has identified, but can you recognise anybody else?