May 07
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I'm forever blowing bubbles

An article on the Wales Online website for Thursday 5 May suggests that West Ham’s anthem ‘I’m forever blowing bubbles’ “might have been stolen” from Swansea Town fans. Swansea fans had been singing ‘Bubbles’ at matches in the early 1920s, and, apparently, West Ham fans were impressed when they heard this at a series of FA Cup ties between the clubs in January 1922, subsequently adopting it themselves.

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Sep 28
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British Services Football in India 1944 to 1946

Organised sport in its various has generally played a significant role in life in the British Forces. Physical activities such as soccer, cricket and rugby are useful ways of keeping the men active at times when they are not required for fighting and in this context it is interesting to note that from the early days of association football the Army in particular was involved.

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Apr 16
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WW1 Roll of Honour

Today we are pleased to launch our new Roll of Honour for footballers who died in World War One. The list currently covers Full and Amateur internationals and players who appeared in either the Football League or Southern League.

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