part time pete wrote:He only played 35 games for us 33 league and two cup (including the 5-1 defeat at Tow Law where he scored). In total he scored eight goals including scoring on his debut in a 2-0 home win against Torquay.
Signed in November 1967 and left in September 1968.
The 67-68 season was a poor one where we finished fourth from bottom in third division, but was spared relegation because Peterborough had a 19 point deduction after the last game of the season for financial irregularities.
It looks like Terry Melling had a better season the following season in 68-69 with Rochdale
"Rochdale Football Club is saddened to learn of the passing of former player Terry Melling. The centre-forward played a key part in Dale's promotion winning team of 1968/69, scoring eight goals in 20 appearances. Our thoughts are with Terry's family and friends."