Hazel Slade

- the former mining village in Staffordshire

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Sporting Names

We are very fortunate that this small mining village and its locality have produced or developed over the years so many well known residents. Here are just a few of those found so far.

 

If you have any other names or additional details you feel should be included, please contact us:

 

In no particular order  …….

 

 

Thomas Carr – Hazel Slade’s first renowned Race Horse Trainer.

 

Jim Rhodes – a top class Golfer of international status.

 

William Saunders – Top class Horse Racing Trainer for Dr Palmer, the Rugeley poisoner.

 

Dougie Bradbury – Amateur National Champion Boxer.

 

Laurence Rooney – Well respected Horse racing trainer of Irish decent.

 

Bob Ward - Horse Racing Trainer – known as “King of the Sellers”

 

Dennis Turner – Football Referee of National repute.

 

Earl Jones - Horse Racing Trainer – winner of many races.

 

Tom Coulthwaite – A highly successful Horse Racing Trainer of 3 Grand National Winners

and numerous other top class races.

 

Alf Newey – Grand National winning Jockey.

 

Bill Dutton - Jockey and Trainer of the 100/1 winning Grand National “Tipperary Tim”

and the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

 

Gerry Hitchens – Footballer of England & Aston Villa fame then transferred to Italy.

 

Stephen and William Smith – English International Footballers.

 

Charles Marlow – Prolific winning Jockey and a Derby winner with “Flying Dutchman”

 

Chubby (Harry) Lane – Footballer at Plymouth and Birmingham & Southend.