Forthcoming Events

Eric Brook Plaque Unveiling

Join us at the Mexborough Athletic Club on Friday 25th of May at 10am to celebrate the unveiling of a Blue Plaque in honour of Eric Brook, Mexborough’s most successful footballer, in the company of Manchester City’s Mike Summerbee, and Ed Miliband.

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Lectures

Eric Brooke: From Mexborough to Maine Road

The next in the society’s series of lectures, on Wednesday April 25th will be the story of Mexborough’s most accomplished footballer, Eric Brooke, who’s blue plaque is soon to be unveiled at the Athletic ground in in the town. Brooke made 493 appearances for Manchester City between 1928 and 1939, scoring 177 goals, a record that has only recently been elipsed by Sergio Aguero. ┬áHe also scored 18 goals in 78 appearances for Barnsley and 10 in 18 for England. Bill Lawrence will be looking at the life of the man behind the statistics. The meeting is, as usual, at the Concertina Band Club on Dolcliffe Road, at 7.15.