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The members of the Wirksworth United Football Club are pictured here.

The men played in the Matlock and District Football League in the 1962-63 season.

On the back row is Gerald Wanford, Colin Hopkinson, Ivan Fearn, Alan Taylor, Keith Gell, Alan Marples, Graham Buckley and W M Hitchcock.

In the front row is Peter Haywood, Peter Barnett, George Taylor, Ralph Else and William Mather.

Ivan Fearn, of Wirksworth, submitted the photo in memory of Gerald Wanford, who recently passed away.

He was not playing at the time the picture was taken due to illness, however he had previously had 64 consecutive appearances for the club.