I also remember being in Hebburn and hearing the mournful sound of the Souter foghorn all the way from Marsden.
George, you being carried shoulder-high and all your team cheering, after having lost the game, might have raised a few eyebrows and brought puzzled looks from the other team! Ha-ha! 🙂
With £18 each from your namesake winning the Grand National, I bet you all felt that you had a lottery win.
'Lottery' won the Grand National in 1839, so you're probably older than I thought, he-he!
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