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…. and then there were 9 – the last surviving players of the 1950s CUP FINALS

In the 9 months or so that it has taken for this seasons FA Cup competition to progress from the qualifying rounds through to the Final , a small group of just 13 surviving players who participated in those early post war Cup Finals of the 1940s and 1950s has been sadly depleted to just …

Football 100 Years in the Future – as Forecast in a 1939 Everton Programme

10 Football Predictions that became a reality In a fascinating short article in a 1939 Everton match day programme an anonymous writer makes a whole series of predictions as to what football will be like 100 years in the future. Whilst predictions of us all travelling by rocket and living well beyond 100 years old …

Barrow – Why finishing 22nd will be welcome this time around

It won’t have gone unnoticed amongst the more senior of Barrows supporters the significance of the fact that the curtain will fall on this first season back in the Football League in almost half a century at St James Park Exeter on the 8th May. Between now and then there is still a little work …