Greater Game Lecture: Foobtall in War and Peace Calendar

17 June 2015 - 17 June 2015

Archive WW1 Cartoon image

Archive WW1 Cartoon image

In the last of our series of free lunchtime lectures inspired by, The Greater Game: Football & The First World War, National Football Museum Collections Officer Dr Alexander Jackson explores the overlooked story of footballs’ wartime seasons and the impact of the war on the post-war game.

From clubs picking players from the crowd to England’s refusal to play its former wartime enemies, join us and discover how the First World War changed and shaped English football.

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