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C O M M E N T S / H I G H L I G H T S
AL1 Position 10th out of 18                
FAC 3q Enfield   0-1            
FAV 2nd Molesey   1-2            
LC F Chalfont St P 0-1            
SSC 1st Walton & Hersham 1-2            
SCC SF Hampton   0-1            
President:   The Mayor of Epsom & Ewell - Council= lor V.R.Barrett        
Chairman:   Beau Reynolds Wife Gemini took many photos        
Secretary   Stan Bailey   5 Burbage House, Poole Street, New North= Road, London. N1: 01-739-4105  
        and 01 934 2606 (w)          
Manager   Pat O'Connell trainers Graham Hemphrey, Colin Bell Asst Arthur Evans    
Treasurer   Dave Ellins         Physio Wally Langford    
Mem= bership Sec Arthur Stockham              
Com= mittee: Nigel Anstis, Jimmy James, Vic Lumm, Geo= rge Nathan, Fred Read, Ivor Smith, Wilf Smith    
Stewards   Wilf Smith, Fred Read and George Nathan<= /td>          
Home Ground: West Street, Ewell              
Pre= ss Secretary Dave Wilson 23 Elmstead Gardens, Worcester Park 01 3= 30-0011 (h) 01 278-4241 (w)  
28= /6/76 New Chairman elected at AGM at West Street. Beau Reynolds replaces Graham Pea= cock who resigns due to  
bu= siness pressures. A bigger attendance than last year, over 50 were present, but Reynolds was not, as he was on  
ho= liday in the South of France. He watched Epsom regularly last season and took the club history on holiday with him!  
He = is the owner of a publishing company in Blackfriars and lives in Teddington. John Carpenter also resigned from    
th= e Committee but elected onto it were Nigel Anstis, a future Chairman, Vic Lumm (fathe= r of a future Chairman Pete), Ivor  
Sm= ith and Jimmy James. Club made a 420 profit and due to the increased turnover, t= hey will have to register for VAT, but  
v-c= Ian Grant feels this will only have a marginal effect.            
Tra= ining starts on 6/7/76 but has been running on a voluntary basis for five weeks and th= irty turned up last week.    
Beau Reynolds was described by Pat as a really nice ch= ap, who was in the adult industry. His wife Gemini was significantly
younger than him, and was famously responsible for the Crystal Palace picture where a female ended up in the players bath.
Be= au was brought in by Ray Bloye and Dick Varey on the sort of promise that if he = did well they could get him on the board  
at= Crystal Palace, but it would never happen. He drove a green Rolls Royce and was responsible for the glossy programme  
th= at season. Apparently he lived with Gemini for many years, but then got married and divorced in fairly quick time.  
Pat= O'Connell also refers to Roy Nash around this time, a very good groundsman at West Street.      
Gemini went on to do other things in later life includ= ing writing a book about men and become pen pals with the convict Charles
Bro= nson! She also wrote to canoe man John Darwin while he was in prison and currently lives in Cyprus.    
8/= 7/76 reported Tommy Tuite gets married at St Teresa's Church, Bishopsford Road, Morden to Lesley Margaret Cooper.  
Tui= te's parents lived at Burford Road, Sutton. Picture in Epsom Herald.          
10= /7/76 Cricket match Epsom & Ewell = FC v Wandgas Worcester Park @ Grafton Road. Wandgas 133-6 dec but FC were  
bow= led out for 132. Tony Coombe made 43.              
Jul= y 76 Martin Peters now training with Epsom. Former player Tony Monk is now manager at Whyteleafe.    
Au= g 76 Micky Lyel is let off with a caution after his sending off v Carshalton at the = end of last season as it was self defence.  
Aug= 76 Gary Kent and Steve Jones return from Windsor & Eton.          
New= players signed: Gerry O'Rourke from Staines            
Dic= kie Vincent from Woking                
Mar= tin Peters from Banstead                
Joh= n Adams from Leatherhead                
Kei= th Weaver from Millwall                
Dav= e Argent from Chessington                
Ste= ve Percival joins from Chessington.              
Joh= nnie Martin becomes Assistant Manager and coach. Signed from Walton where he was mana= ger.      
Ha= d been very successful with Westfield in early seventies before being signed to Walto= n to cover the Batsford exodus.  
Mic= k Matthews has now left the club due to business.            
Mad= ge Easton made Honorary Vice President after 50 years support.          
Aug= 76 Martin O'Toole at Croydon                
Aug= 76 future player Alan Ives at T&M              
Aug= 76 former player John Frewin at Corinthian Casuals            
Aug= 76 A full first and second team line up is pictured (in SCRAPBOOK) Herald photo.        
7/8= /76 A late equaliser in friendly with Isthmian Champions Enfield. Drew 2-2.        
14/= 8/76 Millwall return for a friendly but without Lee and Walker. Lost 0-2 to two goals in the last seven minutes.    
Aug 76 Colour programmes introduced with glossy cover. Sold by Gemini and her friends! The first two are not numbered but
num= ber 3 v Addlestone on 24/8/76 is the first one numbered since 1963.          
Aug= 76 Willie Bennett requiring an x-ray after injuring his knee.          
Aug= 76 Johnnie Ware joins club. Ex-Chelsea and Hampton.            
21= /8/76 40th Wedding anniversary at North Cheam Community Hall for Sarah and George Nathan. Married on 14/8/36.  
Geo= rge still works at Unigate Dairies. Club gave them a cheque for 150.          
21= /8/76 Epsom win 1-0 at Haringey Boro on the opening day of the season. Hot and dusty after the summer drought. It  
nee= ded an 85th minute goal from O'Rourke from a Webb corner.          
Aug= 76 future players Steve Hill and Micky Stratford are at Woking this season at least= to start with.      
Ste= ve Hill scores on debut for Woking v Enfield 21/08/76 - Alan Morton got the other goal      
Aug= 76 formere player Peter Deadman is at Haringey Borough.          
24/= 8/76 Andy Abel, Jeff Hunn, Richard Parkin, and Paul Butler all played for Addleston= e. Hunn pen saved.    
Aug= 76 New dug outs constructed by Wilf Smith, Arthur Stockham and Vic Lumm.        
Aug= 76 Eshelby, Reid and Bennett are all out injured again, so Pat O'Connell adds himself= to the squad.    
28= /8/76 Epsom batter Grays with three first half goals. W3-0 in League match. Grays had also arrived 20 minutes late.  
30/= 8/76 2-0 win at Marlow takes Epsom top of the Athenian League for the first ever time.=      
Sep= t 76 Chris Page leaves club for Molesey after losing his place to Dickie Vincent.        
Sep= t 76 Dave Argent joins from Chessington United. Aged 27. Had been at the club a few years back.      
4/9= /76 0-1 defeat to Epping loses top spot a week later!            
Sep= t 76 John Adams leaves for Addlestone.              
Sep= t 76 future player and Manager Ricky Kidd is at Sutton United this season.        
Sep= t 76 future player and Manager Adrian Hill is at Croydon this season.          
Se= pt 76 future player Ian 'Sos' Ferrar is at Guildford and Dorking United this season although they fold midway through.  
Sep= t 76 former player Chris Kelly continues at Leatherhead this season.          
7/= 9/76 Easy 3-1 win at Leyton Wingate. Late consolation for the hosts after Epsom dominated. Epsom are top again.  
11= /9/76 Epsom had to wear red, as Marlow brought the wrong kit with them! They also suffered a second half dismissal.  
Sco= rers in 4-1 win: Peters (3), O'Rourke (19), Tuite (39), O'Rourke (46)          
12= /9/76 Charity Match Manor Hospital Epsom v Showbiz XI @ Manor Hospital Ground. = Prog Y. Many well known players  
lis= ted as possibles inc Dennis Waterman, Robin Askwith, Ray Davies and Robert Powel= l.      
14= /9/76 and from now on for a while, all SSL meetings are held at Decca in Tolworth. Graham Peacock's resignation was=  
als= o advised here.                  
14/= 9/76 Epsom were 2-0 up at Redhill after an hour, but Redhill forced a draw.        
Sep= t 76 Isthmian League announce that they are expanding.            
18/= 9/76 Worplesdon (A) in SSC is put back a week as Epsom have an FA Cup tie.        
18/= 9/76 Tommy Tuite 150th appearance at Camberley. Drew 1-1 in low key F.A. Cup tie.      
Sep= t 76 Willie Bennett suffering from a flaked bone.            
Sep= t 76 Barry Denman is now player manager of Kingswood in SIL. They play Epsom Res on Saturday in SIC!    
22/= 9/76 FA Cup Replay v Camberley K.O. 3pm on a Wednesday. Same again on 13/10/76.      
22/= 9/76 An extra time winner from Tony Coombe was required to see Camberley off in FA Cup.      
25/= 9/76 Comfortable 5-2 win at Worplesdon in SSC.            
29/= 9/76 Club Meeting to amend Rules              
2/= 10/76 Lyel returns to the side after a thigh injury and replaces the off form Keith Eshelby. Still lose 1-0 at Hounslow.  
Epsom & Ewell buy a works canteen from the Thamesm= ead G.L.C. estate at Woolwich. This is the new clubhouse
90 = feet by 35 feet plus 8 x 60 feet pylons              
Co= st of new clubhouse is 1,000. 10,000 required to erect and furnish it once planni= ng permission is granted.  
New= floodlight pylons also purchased for 1,600            
The= y were delivered on Sunday 17/10/76 with lots of helpers there.        
9/= 10/76 Johnny Eales is sent off at Boreham Wood but Epsom hang on for a 1-1 draw. Micky Lyel was already off the  
fie= ld receiving treatment for a cut that later needed five stitches. Eales sending off was described as a flick by the    
Ep= som papers, but a "savage elbow" by the Borehamwood Post. Only spotted by linesman at the other end of the ground.  
13/= 10/76 Replay win over Boreham Wood saw Epsom draw Enfield at home in next round of FA = Cup.      
A n= ew Supporters Club formed October 1976 - Danny Dunwoody as Chairman and Tony Lindon as Vice Chairman    
Oc= t 76 future player Mick Sorensen, son of fifties player Jan (Jorgen) and brother of seventies player Erik joins Kingstonian  
fro= m Wycombe Wanderers.                
Oct= 76 Roy Beswick is at Staines but at Kingstonian by November 1976          
Oct= 76 Ted Yorke is at Kingstonian              
16/= 10/76 Easy win 6-0 v Kew Assoc in SSC. Game was switched to Epsom after being drawn away.      
At = 4-0 Kew lost their keeper injured.              
23= /10/76 Johnnie Ware makes debut for Epsom v Enfield in FA Cup. Wales is away on holiday, and Epsom lead 1-0 before  
a = late Enfield equaliser. Enfield manager Fred Callaghan knows Pat O'Connell and Epsom w= ell and lives in Hinchley Wood.  
Att= endance listed as 824 (Herald) and 895 (Advertiser).            
Ilf= ord at home would have been th reward if we were to beat the Isthmian Champions.        
24= /10/76 Dennis Waterman gets a hat trick as his team defeat Epsom XI 11-10 with a penalty by Tony Gubba. Att 1,800+  
Ad= vertiser says more than 2,000 were present. Raised about 1000. Many well known players Alan Mullery, Gordon Jago,  
Ge= orge Armstrong, Dave Sexton, Julian Wilson. After game Dennis Waterman and Tre= vor Lee played in a darts match at  
th= e club with other players. Picture of both teams plus Top of The Pops dancers Legs an= d Co - Y. Former player Phil  
Wal= ker now with Millwall, runs the line. Prog - Y            
26/= 10/76 Epsom narrowly lose 1-0 to Enfield in Cup replay.            
30= /10/76 Epsom bounce back against Erith & B with a 5-1 win. They led 4-0 at HT and Tuite got a HT including a penalty.  
2/1= 1/76 Epsom defeat Virginia Water 3-0 in SSC tie played at Camberley, who had lights.=      
6/1= 1/76 Tuite scores all 5 v Ruislip, with three within the 30th and 34th minutes!        
Rui= slip keeper taken to hospital with suspected broken leg.            
Nov= 76 Possible Crystal Palace trial for Tony Coombe. Harley Street specialist visit for Willie Bennett.      
No= v 76 former player Dave Rainham was captain at Cobham but then disappeared in this mo= nth and the team played much  
bet= ter from this point onwards according to the Surrey Advertiser seasonal review for Cobham!      
20/= 11/76 Epsom crash out of the FA Vase 2-1 at Molesey. Former Epsom keeper Chris Page played for Molesey.    
Ex= tremely controversial decision. Referee blew for offside and then allowed the goal which proved to be the winner. The  
ref= eree obviously was indecisive as he then went over to Pat O'Connell to explain= why he had done it!      
24/11/76 Glyn OB Five a Side at Epsom Baths won by Corinthian Casuals. Epsom won first match on pens v Old Suttonians
aft= er a 1-1 draw, but lost 1-0 to "Amateur Five" in the semi.            
27/= 11/76 Epsom win 3-0 over Egham but Egham had 75% of the play. O'Connell blasts his players afterwards.    
4/= 12/76 Rainham Town (A) is p-p or moved back. Fixture listed in League Bulletin = but not played. Many p-p's this day.  
11/12/76 Easy 5-0 win on the ice v Redhill in SSC 4q at the Memorial Ground. First full game of season for ex-Redhill player
Ale= x Reid and he was man of the match and scored inside two minutes.          
De= c 76 No action is to be taken against Johnny Eales for his sending off at Boreham Wood, as the linesman concerned  
has= emigrated to South Africa.                
Dec= 76 former players Dave Rainham and Jeff Lyons are with Cobham this season.        
De= c 76 Guildford & Dorking United fold and resign from Southern League. A new club Dorking Town are created but  
Gui= ldford City will not reappear for 20 years.              
14= /12/76 Tony Coombe plays for Crystal Palace Reserves at Birmingham City in Football C= omb. Prog (SCRAPBOOK).  
Oth= er players in the side are Rachid Harkouk, Vince Hilaire, and Martin Hinshelwood. Pl= ayed well in 2-0 win.    
18/= 12/76 game at Egham p-p waterlogged.              
De= c 76 Application for Isthmian League accepted along with 17 other clubs. 16 of these are from Athenian League, plus  
Met= Police and Milton Keynes although Milton Keynes never appear.          
For= mer player Ken Ireland sacked by Banstead Athletic in xmas 76.          
Wi= llie Bennett has to stay in hospital over Christmas as his knee has not recovered fully from an operation. He will not play  
aga= in this season says O'Connell.                
To= mmy Tuite is injured game against Redhill on 1/1/77 and will miss the game at Lewes on 8/1/77. First match missed  
af= ter 166 consecutive appearances! 7 stitches required to a knee injury. Alex Reid scores the only goal of the game.  
8/1= /77 Lewes 1-5 Newstead got hat-trick for Lewes nine years after he did it against E= psom in a 10-0 defeat!    
For= mer Epsom player Tex Wiltshire is Lewes manager at this time.          
9/1= /77 E & E quiz team win event at Kingstonian. Dave Wilson, Johnny Eales, Roger Be= nke, and John Lumm.    
Ja= n 77 local paper report on Madge Easton. Her father was Alfred Easton and apparently= was a Committee member.  
15= /1/77 Messy SSC game at Walton & Hersham is drawn 1-1 but Epsom lose the replay 1= -2 at West Street a week later.  
Fut= ure Combined Counties League Vice-President Tony Ford ran the line in this match and t= he replay too.    
15= /1/77 Former keeper Mick Leonard makes debut for Halifax v Southend in Football League. Won 3-1. Not 18 until May.  
Hal= ifax manager was Alan Ball.                
19= /1/77 Crystal Palace Res 1-4 Orient Reserves in Football Combination. Tony Coom= be plays for Palace as does Terry  
Fenwick.                    
Su= pporters Club purchase a physio lamp for 80. Supporters Club has two Committee members in it, Nigel Anstis, and Vic  
Lum= m. Tony Lindon's phone number was Burgh Heath 54568 (h), Epsom 26431 (w). 80 Tattenham Grove, Epsom.    
24/= 1/77 Wimbledon Reserves 41 match unbeaten record is ended as Epsom win 3-0 in = SCC 2.      
Unf= ortunately Tony Coombe breaks a bone in his foot and will be out for a while.        
Tre= vor Wales makes 150th appearance at Rainham 29/1/77. Four goals for Tuite in 6-2 wi= n.      
Co= lin Bell leaves club for Chertsey in Feb 77 but returns shortly and is playing for= the Reserves again by the end of March.  
5/2/77 Epsom win 2-0 at Hounslow in ALC. Future player Arnie Venturini played for Hounslow. First victory there since 1954.
12= /2/77 Cheshunt game p-p (H). Prog Y (11). Cheshunt are angry at the wasted jour= ney, but O'Connell said it was playable.  
12/= 2/77 In the programme line up this day was Dennis Bailey, son of Secretary Stan and a future Epsom player.    
19/= 2/77 Epsom lose to Grays in a poor performance. First time that firsts and Reserves = both lost since 24/1/76.    
26/2/77 The same thing happens the following week, as Epsom lose 2-0 at home to Hounslow while Res lose at Lion Sports.
Man= y fans chanted "what a load of rubbish" at the game and O'Connell agre= es "we were diabolical".      
Man= y changes expected for match v Haringey as O'Connell gives the youngsters a chance.=      
Trevor Wales, Martin Peters, Gerry O'Rourke are all ax= ed and Phil Weller (Sutton) brother of football league star Keith comes
in = for debut. Willie Bennett is back in training.              
Feb 77 future keeper Andy Abel is at Addlestone & Weybridge. Paul Butler, Jeff Hunn, Vinny Reid and Richard Parkin also the= re.
Feb= 77 Dave Turner is at Redhill                
Feb= 77 Epsom are among clubs fined 10 for not having paid for their Athenian League Handbooks.      
March 77 future player Steve Hill is released by Wokin= g at his own request. Was leading scorer with 16 but there had been a
change of Manager and he was no longer happy there. He then goes to Wycombe Wanderers where he scores in a 3-0 win at
Wo= king. The paper says it was not a great goal and refers to the fact that not many of his for Woking were that good! Harsh!  
Mar= 77 Mick Stratford leaves Woking for Kingstonian            
Mar 77 reported in Surrey Advertiser that future player and Manager Ricky Kidd is not happy at Sutton United and may leave.
5/3= /77 Epsom defeat Haringey 1-0 but would not win another league game for two months.=      
9/3= /77 A good win for Epsom at Molesey in ALC 3. 64th minute Tuite goal was the only go= al of the game.    
12= /3/77 2 goals in three minutes break a 1-1 draw as Epsom lose 3-1 at Letchworth. Tuite limped off after 70 minutes.  
Mar= ch 77 future player Micky Stratford leaves Woking at his own request.        
15/= 3/77 Tommy Tuite is absent with a pulled hamstring as Epsom can only draw at Erith. "Sorely missed".    
19/= 3/77 Rainham Town home game postponed due to damage caused to pitch during erection of lights!      
Da= mage is so bad that they get next week's match v Cheshunt switched to Cheshunt to gi= ve the foot long ruts time to  
rec= over. They will play the home match with Cheshunt later in the season.        
23/= 3/76 Future Combined Counties League Vice-President Tony Ford ran the line in this ma= tch at Egham.    
26/3/77 Late goal for Cheshunt followed by taunting fr= om home fans and manager. Cheshunt player sent off near the end, and
Eps= om left straight after the game without stopping. "Ugly scenes" say both local papers.      
Eps= om consider making a protest.                
Ma= rch 77 Cambridge City apply for the expanded Isthmian League but this causes upr= oar at the club and they rescind that  
app= lication around a month later (reported - 25th April).            
29/= 3/77 Epsom hold Lewes to a 1-1 draw including a penalty save from Dickie Vincent. Ep= som could have won it.    
Mar= tin Peters booked v Lewes - his sixth of the season.            
2/4= /77 Epsom can only draw 0-0 with bottom club Ruislip at West Street.        
5/4= /77 League Bulletin schedules us with a trip to Worthing but the match is moved back= .      
9/4/77 League match at Epping postponed as they have an Intermediate Cup tie on their pitch. Athenian League and Essex FA
cou= ldn't sort it out.                  
In= view of this, O'Connell played his full first team in the Reserve fixture at home= to Chobham, who are duly dispatched 6-0!  
11= /4/77 Epsom draw at Uxbridge in ALC QF 2-2 aet. No goals in extra time. Epsom were 1-= 0 up but were fortunate to  
get= the replay in the end, due to a late Micky Lyel header.            
13= /4/77 Leyton Wingate home game postponed, as team arrived at 7.15 for a 6.15 kick off.= No lights, even though they  
wer= e in position! Referee was considering 30 mins each way. Prog Y. 230 present f= or the game but the electricity    
boa= rd had not finished the cabling.                
16= /4/76 Future Combined Counties League Vice-President Tony Ford ran the line in this ma= tch at home to Letchworth.  
Ala= n Webb makes 200th appearance against Uxbridge on 19/4/77          
19/4/77 and 21/4/77. Double programme issued v Uxbridge and Worthing. The latter match was originally scheduled for 19/04/77
but= was moved back for the cup tie.              
19/= 4/77 Uxbridge are thumped 3-0 in ALC replay at West Street. Gerry O'Rourke returned to the side.      
Ap= r 77 reference to a supporters football club playing Banstead Athletic Support= ers in two matches (A) 8/5/77 + (H) 15/5/77.  
23/= 4/77 A 0-0 draw with Cheshunt is Epsom's seventh draw in ten matches.        
25/= 4/77 Epsom win 2-0 at Farnborough in ALC SF. First home defeat for Farnborough in 87 home games!    
26/= 4/77 New Clubhouse plans up for approval at council. Successful.          
Ho= wever it transpires that Epsom have used brighter bulbs than they were allowed. Wi= ll be assessed next season.  
28/= 4/77 Alton (H)(L) match reduced to 70 minutes in length due to late start. The away = kit hadn't arrived in time!    
We = still lost 1-0 and Bobby Page mispen. Originally scheduled for 27/4/77 but moved bac= k a day.      
3/5= /77 Three goals in seven minutes as Leyton Wingate soak up Epsom pressure at 1-1 but win 4-1.      
De= spite programme being colour and glossy, it is only voted second best in Atheni= an League, but were named in the top 20  
no= n-league programmes in the country. I don't know which club had a better programme= but Farnborough's was good.  
7/5= /77 A 2-0 defeat at Alton was only notable for the injury to the referee who had to= be replaced. Former player    
Ton= y Varcoe played for Alton, as did S.Varcoe.            
Su= pporters Football Club first ever match v Banstead Athletic (A) on Sunday 8/5/77. = Drew 2-2 with goals from Dave Ellins<= /td>  
and= Clive Hooper.                  
9/= 5/77 Epsom lose 1-0 at Hampton in SSC SF. A second half goal against a weary Epsom. = In the programme line up for  
Ham= pton were Joe Fascione, Alec Macfarlane and Peter Bartlett, all future Epsom player= s.      
10= /5/77 Reserve team played this fixture. First win in seven games, and the only = goal Epsom scored in their last 6 fixtures.  
10/= 5/77 GK Dickie Vincent came on as sub and went up front in 80th minute. Remained = ever present as a result.    
12= /5/77 Long term supporter Madge Easton passes away after being rushed to hospital fr= om her home, John Gale Court in  
We= st Street. Funeral 19/5. Aged 63. The club had made her an Honorary Life-President recently. Her last game was at  
Ham= pton recently. Had been watching for almost 50 years said papers. Heart attack= .        
14= /5/77 Epsom lose toss of coin for choice of venue for Athenian League Cup Final. They lose 1-0 at Chalfont St Peter.  
Ma= ny injuries ensured that Epsom were well short of a full strength side. Only Johnny E= ales remained from the Athenian  
Lea= gue Cup Final (Div 2) in 1968 v Edmonton. An 85th minute goal was enough to defeat Epsom.      
15= /5/77 Epsom lost 5-2 to Banstead Supporters at West Street. Dave Wilson was the lines= man. The same two players  
sc= ored as did last week. Reporters Ian Ward (Epsom) and Mick Lidbury (Banstead) both pl= ayed and provided very  
con= trasting reports!                  
May= 77 Accepted into new Isthmian League Division 2 for next season        
16/= 5/77 Future player Jeff Hunn scores twice for Addlestone v Epsom          
I = had this loss at Addlestone down for Tuesday 17th May but it appears in the Times = that day and was definitely played  
on = Monday 16th May.                  
3/6= /77 End of season presentations at Clubhouse at 8pm.            
Mi= cky Lyel gets Clubman of the Year award. Presented by Trevor Lee. Player of the ye= ar was Dick Vincent. All arranged  
by = Danny Dunwoody the Chairman of the Supporters Club.            
Jun= e 77 Future Chairman Pete Lumm (16) wins the Epsom & Ewell FC Darts Singles title= 4-3 over Alex Reid. 64 entries.  
Res= erves: Surrey Senior League Reserve Division            
Position   2nd out of 18              
SIC 4q Warlingham   0-1            
SLC 3rd Camberley   1-2 agg            
14/= 8/76 Dick Vincent guested for Lensbury v Epsom Reserves. Epsom won 2-1.        
21= /8/76 Epsom stun Farnborough 6-0 in SSL. Farnborough were eventual champions with Eps= om runners up. Peters HT.  
Acc= ording to the SSL the wrong ref was listed on the result sheet. Fined 1.        
Aug= 76 B.Hennessy join Westfield from Epsom.            
11/= 9/76 Steve Jones scores after 21 seconds of Res match at Westfield - Won 4-0        
15/= 9/76 Wandsworth (A) is not played.              
25/9/76 HT for Alan Vince in SIC. A 4-2 win at Kingswo= od Wanderers who were Managed by former player Barry Denman who
als= o played.                  
9/1= 0/76 80 plus were present as Epsom defeated Camberley 2-1 in SSL match. Fifth consecut= ive victory.    
30/= 10/76 Chertsey (H) is moved back for Epsom's SIC tie with BAC Weybridge that th= ey win 2-0 in Byfleet.    
6/1= 1/76 Ninth straight win for Reserves 3-1 at home to Horley.            
13= /11/76 Wandsworth are defeated 5-2. My stats say a programme (team sheet) was produced but I can no longer trace it.  
13/11/76 This game was originally meant to be at home = to Lion Sports but was moved back and Wandsworth came in instead.
20/= 11/76 Epsom win 7-2 @ Purley v Croydon M.O. Eleventh straight win.          
27/= 11/76 Winning run ends with a 1-1 draw at Sheerwater in League Cup first leg.        
4/1= 2/76 originally scheduled to play Ash United (H) but fixture switched so we ho= st Westfield.      
4/1= 2/76 Westfield (H) p-p in SSL - prog Y              
11/= 12/76 Sheerwater game kicks off late. They are fined 75p.            
18/= 12/76 First time Reserves fail to score all season in 0-1 loss to Warlingham in SIC.<= /td>        
1/1= /77 Camberley (A) is p-p.                
8/1= /77 Camberley (A) is p-p. Waterlogged.              
15/= 1/77 Camberley (H) p-p in SSL Cup 3rd round - prog Y            
2/= 2/77 Keith Champ, Gary Kent, Steve Jones, Tony Tillin, Leigh Montgomery all selected= for SSL Reserve Section v  
Wi= mbledon & District League in 1st round of SCFA Junior Interleague Competition= @ Molesey. 2 subs allowed and Dennis  
Wal= ker is one of these selected, and Graham Hemphrey is selected later, and Elvin Box p= lays too.      
5/2= /77 Was originally meant to be Chertsey (H) but we defeat Westfield 4-0 instead at West Street.      
12/2/77 13th consecutive League victory for Reserves, = 3-0 at Camberley. Keith Champ pensave at 0-0 and we led after 8 minutes.
19/= 2/77 Reserves lose at home to Camberley in 1st leg of League Cup. A draw in the return leg sends them out.    
19= /2/77 Report advises that Steve Jones was injured and unable to continue so we played = with ten men for twenty minutes.  
Ho= wever, Alex Reid came on as a sub for Steve Percival after 75 minutes, so either this= was earlier, or the injury was later.  
Mar= 77 Epsom are accepted into the Suburban League for next season.          
31/= 3/77 Cobham (A) is moved back 2 days.              
2/4= /77 Epsom win at Cobham with a first half Marvin Hough goal.          
2/4= /77 Worplesdon (A) is moved back two weeks to accommodate this fixture.        
9/= 4/77 O'Connell played his full first team in the Reserve fixture at home to Chobham, who are duly dispatched 6-0!  
23/4/77 Steve Jones breaks his right leg 89 minutes in= the 4-0 win over Ash United (A). Incorrect result sheet. Fined 2 but not
sur= e what was incorrect. Cracked tibula and would be out for 6 months. In plaster for 8= -12 weeks.      
26/4/77 SSL (Reserves) v Surrey Intermediate League - Keith Champ, Dennis Walker, Steve Jones & Leigh Montgomery all select= ed
fo= r the match at Chessington but match wasn't played. See 5/5/77 comment below. Hemphre= y, Kent and Tillin all subs.  
5/= 5/77 Keith Champ, Gary Kent, Graham Hemphrey, Leigh Montgomery, with two subs Dennis Walker and Tony Tillin  
are= selected for Surrey Senior League Reserve Section v Surrey Intermediate League (So= uth) @ Leatherhead.    
Won= 1-0 with a Gary Kent penalty.                
10/= 5/77 Chertsey (H) is moved back 9 days to 19/5/77.            
12/= 5/77 Epsom beat Malden Town 2-0 but miss two penalties from Bell and Kent.        
17/= 5/77 Reserves lose 1-0 to Farnborough and have to settle for runners up spot. = Both leave for Suburban League.    
Cam= berley and Chertsey also move.              
19/= 5/77 Chertsey are defeated 4-0 at West Street. Worplesdon (H) originally on th= is date is moved back two days.    
21= /5/77 v Worplesdon - Lyel and Vincent went up front, and Arthur Evans made his ye= arly appearance! Derek Williams  
scor= ed all four goals before the interval. HT 4-0 and won 4-1.            
Friendlies       Score Prog?          
0= 7/08/1976 Enfield   H 2-2 Y HT 1-1 Eales, B.Page     Att 450
1= 1/08/1976 Dulwich Hamlet Res   1-0     Tuite (pen) (Eshelby mispen)  
1= 2/08/1976 Wandsworth   0-2   RES        
1= 4/08/1976 Millwall   H 0-2 Y HT 0-0       Att 300
1= 4/08/1976 Lensbury   A 2-1   RES Ware (2)      
1= 6/08/1976 Crystal Palace H 1-3 Y HT 0-1 Eales      
                     
2= 4/10/1976 All Stars Game H 10-11 Y   Att 1,800      
19= /03/1977 Banstead Athletic A 1-3 N HT 0-3 Bell (pen)