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Achtung! Millwall History - 'Chay' Burgess and Charles Hewitt

Achtung! Millwall Podcast

A new series in which Millwall fan and journalist Neil Fissler discusses two early Millwall Athletic pioneers - 'Chay' Burgess and Charlie Hewitt with yours truly ...SHOW NOTES‘Captain’ Charles Hewitt.  1884-1966Born Durham 1884Millwall Manager 1936-40 and again 1948-56Known as ‘Mr Millwall’ because of his involvement with all aspects of the club - scouting, management and club secretary.One of the most flamboyant and controversial figures ever to be involved with the club.FA Cup semi-finalists 1937Promotion to Division Two Resigned 1940 after an FA enquiry into alleged illegal payments Libel action against Millwall chairman Tom Thorne 1941:Awarded £100 damages:Hewitt returned to the bomb damaged Den in 1948 to less success.Millwall had to apply for re-election 1949-50.Though we did finish runners-up in Division Four 1952-53.Sacked 1956 - he later won a case for unfair dismissal against the club.Ironically given his suspension from football in 1940, he was awarded an FA long service medal in 1954!Charles ‘Chay’ Burgess 1873-1960See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27mins

12 Jun 2020

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Achtung! Millwall History - 'Chay' Burgess and Charles Hewitt

Achtung! Millwall Podcast

A new series in which Millwall fan and journalist Neil Fissler discusses two early Millwall Athletic pioneers - 'Chay' Burgess and Charlie Hewitt with yours truly ...SHOW NOTES‘Captain’ Charles Hewitt.  1884-1966Born Durham 1884Millwall Manager 1936-40 and again 1948-56Known as ‘Mr Millwall’ because of his involvement with all aspects of the club - scouting, management and club secretary.One of the most flamboyant and controversial figures ever to be involved with the club.FA Cup semi-finalists 1937Promotion to Division Two Resigned 1940 after an FA enquiry into alleged illegal payments Libel action against Millwall chairman Tom Thorne 1941:Awarded £100 damages:Hewitt returned to the bomb damaged Den in 1948 to less success.Millwall had to apply for re-election 1949-50.Though we did finish runners-up in Division Four 1952-53.Sacked 1956 - he later won a case for unfair dismissal against the club.Ironically given his suspension from football in 1940, he was awarded an FA long service medal in 1954!Charles ‘Chay’ Burgess 1873-1960 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27mins

12 Jun 2020

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