I'll admit it – watching football on TV is much better than seeing it live

In my lifetime, football has greatly improved. But so has TV coverage.

When I was a lad, during the war and the Fifties, there were no live games on TV, apart from the annual FA Cup final and the England-Scotland match. It helped, of course, if you had a TV, which we never did.

Oh, the hours I used to spend sitting in the dark listening to Scotland-England on the radio, my little heart beating, so desperate for Scotland to stuff the rotten English. I was living in Carlisle at the time but both of my parents were Scots. ...
source: New Statesman

2018-01-20 17:41
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