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23rd August 1975. Leeds United striker Allan Clarke against Ipswich Town.


A non-league match on Good Friday was greeted by the most unlikely of spectators - a HORSE. Ashington AFC, who play in the Northern League division one, were taking on Crook Town at Portland Park in Northumberland in the UK when the surprise spectator turned up.

A sequence of nine locks on the Dudley Canal, UK

from theCHIVE

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Catharine Hill in Frome, Somerset. This is where I want to live next year!

from BBC News

Jack Greenwell: From Durham miner to Barcelona FC coach

Crook Town team from the 1900s

Tottenham goalkeeper Ted Ditchburn takes to the air to make a brilliant clearance against Hull City in the fifth round of the FA Cup, 1954


Bishop Auckland goalkeeper Harry Sharratt stops Crook Town from scoring during the FA Amateur Cup Final at Newcastle’s St James’ Park, 1954

Paul Mariner - another football based crush - not sure I can exactly remember why now!


The Apache gave the U.S. government no end of headaches with their raids and defiance of American expansion. Some Apache, however, joined forces with the government to fight against their own and other tribes. The Apache scouts were some of the most valuable Native American scouts in the U.S. Army. The first all-Apache units were formed in 1871 by Lt-Col George Crook