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Celebration with friends and family to mark Rowland’s 100th

Rowland Bromley celebrates his 100th birthday with from left, daughter Dorothy, wife Isabell, sons David, Graham and daughter Margaret

Rowland Bromley celebrates his 100th birthday with from left, daughter Dorothy, wife Isabell, sons David, Graham and daughter Margaret

A man with a passion for football, who has passed his love of the game onto his sons, turned 100 on Saturday.

Rowland Bromley was born in the house where he still lives, in Highfield Street, Fleckney.

He was one of 10 children, and he married Isabell Gamble in 1934. The couple had six children. Mr Bromley now has 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild. He played football for Leicester Boys and Fleckney Athletic and also cricket for Fleckney. His sons followed in his footsteps, playing football for Fleckney as well.

Rowland is pictured above with, from left, daughter Dorothy, wife Isabell, sons David and Graham and daughter Margaret.

 

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