x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Days when goals were ten a penny

Boxing Day 1963: I turn on the transistor to hear the man from the BBC with the groovy voice announce the English First Division football results.

Boxing Day 1963: pausing briefly to a sigh of relief from my parents before playing my new copy of "With The Beatles" for the zillionth time in 24 hours, I turn on the transistor to hear the man from the BBC with the groovy voice (hey, it was the Swingin' Sixties, after all) announce the English First Division football results with all the appropriate rises and falls in cadence...