Football

Bill Beswick was introduced to the YM by his older brother Fred ‘Mr YMCA’ Beswick – one of the most well known and respected member of the club for over 72 years. Bill has gone from England basketball coach to team psychologist for the England Football Team. Read more about Bill here…

Jack Crompton, born in 1921 turned professional in 1944 when he joined Manchester United and was in the United team that won the 1948 FA Cup. Read more about him here and listen to a fascinating series of interviews with him.