Rye Boys and Old Boys Soccer

Rye Boys School Soccer Team 1931

This photograph of the Rye Boys School (Mermaid Street) soccer team of 1931 was kindly loaned by Frank Igglesden. Continue reading Rye Boys and Old Boys Soccer

On the Ball

The Story of the First Rye Football Clubs

Football, the soccer variety, captured the imagination of the people of Rye well before the turn of the century. There were doubtless many teams playing the old style “kick and rush” type of football in Rye and the surrounding districts in the days of the great Corinthians and Wanderers—but legend only tells the story of the early clubs of Rye. Continue reading On the Ball