Old film of the Poppies in 1957 and an interview with Tommy Lawton

Jul 2nd, 2012

Old film of the Poppies in 1957 and an interview with Tommy Lawton when he was manager of the club are among the gems featured on a brand new nostalgia page about old Kettering. Tony Smith‘s Kettering is a newly-launched interactive page on Facebook produced by local history author and former Evening Telegraph journalist Tony Smith, who is a lifelong Poppies fan.

Tony Smith It features photographs of old Kettering plus video film and links relating to the town’s history. Tony is the author of four pictorial history books on his home town – Kettering Revisited: Pictures From The Past (1993, reprinted 1999), The Kettering Album (1997), 20th Century Kettering: A Book For The Millennium (1999) and Fred Moore’s Kettering (2003). Several of these publications include pictures relating to Kettering Town’s history.

Facebook users can check the new page out by simply by searching for “Tony Smith’s Kettering” on facebook or by using the following link: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tony-Smiths-Kettering/111652805580040