George Best turned up... and so did over 1,000 eager fans who wanted to see the former soccer wizard in action again. And Best treated them to an unforgettable afternoon as he turned on the old style in a special fund raising match at Lytham. Best was in a Lytham FC Chairman's XI who took on the present Lytham FC side to raise money for ground improvements at Ballam Road. Delighted youngsters queue up for Best's autograph
George Best turned up... and so did over 1,000 eager fans who wanted to see the former soccer wizard in action again. And Best treated them to an unforgettable afternoon as he turned on the old style in a special fund raising match at Lytham. Best was in a Lytham FC Chairman's XI who took on the present Lytham FC side to raise money for ground improvements at Ballam Road. Delighted youngsters queue up for Best's autograph

Blackpool in the 80s: 9 pictures showing life in 1983

We've picked out these photos from the archives to bring back some memories

By Naomi Moon
Thursday, 10th February 2022, 4:55 am

This week we are looking at 1983. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Pictures of Blackpool folk in 1982. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: More pictures from the 80s

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