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16957


Sunderland


Albany, Spout Lane, Albany Park (Washington Football Club)


Albany


NZ35NW


Recreational


Sports Ground


Football Ground


Modern


C20


Structure


Originally called the Washington Mechanics, the Northern League club was formed in 1947 by miners at Washington F Pit. The club moved to Albany Park in 1980. There is a clubhouse on the south touchline and on the north, a spectators shelter erected in 1987 using various materials such as domestic panelled doors.


3070


5739


NZ30705739



Lynn Pearson, 2010, Played in Tyne and Wear - Charting the heritage of people at play, p 108-109

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