Are you on the ball with your 1950s sports knowledge?

This classic picture pose of girls with hoops is typical 1950s - but can you put names to faces?

This classic picture pose of girls with hoops is typical 1950s - but can you put names to faces?

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MYSTERY surrounds this latest batch of Hartlepool shots from the 1950s - can you help?

“Mail readers are certainly on the ball when it comes to putting names to faces, as we had several great responses to last week’s puzzle pictures,” said photographic archivist Susan Swinney.

A group of Hartlepool cyclists in the 1950s - but who are they?

A group of Hartlepool cyclists in the 1950s - but who are they?

“Our grateful thanks go to Sonia Dobbie, who identified the venue of the County Cricket Ball as the Grand Hotel, and Brian Jones, who named West View FC as the recipients of the Football League presentation.

“A huge thank you must also go to Peter Relton - who named ten people on the Cricket Ball photo. I just hope people will be as helpful with this week’s selection of pictures.”

¥ Anyone able to put names to faces on this batch of mystery photos should email sarah.stoner@jpress.co.uk

Mail readers are certainly on the ball when it comes to putting names to faces, as we had several great responses to last week’s puzzle pictures.

Susan Swinney, photographic archivist
The lads of this Hartlepool football team are all smailes - but can you put names to faces?

The lads of this Hartlepool football team are all smailes - but can you put names to faces?

The date is clear from this picture - 1954 - but can you name any of the girls in this Hartlepool netball team?

The date is clear from this picture - 1954 - but can you name any of the girls in this Hartlepool netball team?