poetmcgonagall:

I know nothing about football but this had me cheering from the stands.

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Hello!

To celebrate the forthcoming football season and because I can’t be bothered to write for a few days, Gfb will put up some old posts relating to the Beautiful Game. Lazy? Most Certainly!

But we hope you take the time (and boy oh boy this first one is a mighty long effort) to read and improve your knowledge of Football.

THE JERSEY GINGERS – A LONG LOST TALE OF FOOTBALL, THE NAZI’S AND MAN’S INDOMITABLE SPIRIT

The following quote is a transcript from on aged acetate recording recently found in the National Archives of the Island of Jersey (War Years – Sporting Activity File 45/7689/QGT/*).

“Dribble is away! He flies down the wing, beats one, beats two – he looks up! Tongue IS FREE! Tongue IS FREE! He must score – Tongue has scored! Tongue has scored! Mercy Me! The Gingers have won the Cup. The Gingers have won the Cup!”

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