Back in 1965, as Bonfire Night approached, a new magazine appeared in the newsagents of the town. “Rye’s Own” was born. Volume 1, Number One, it read on the cover, the price was two shillings (10p). Rodney Booth, now manager at Skinner’s Motors, was among the Bonfire Boys featured on the cover at their secret hideaway where the torches were made to light the procession on the great night. Continue reading Almost 50 Years Since The First Rye’s Own
Iden The Cup Fighters.
With the end of the season in sight the clubs are jockeying for position in their respective leagues. For Rye and local clubs Cup prospects have disappeared.
Little Iden, riding high on the top of the Hastings League Division IV table, have carried the cup banner the longest, eventually being knocked out of the Lower Divisions Cup by Division III league leaders, Clive Vale. Iden did not go out without a great fight though, after being 3-0 down at half time in their third round match Continue reading Soccer Chat April 1967