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The English Game’s few charms lie in the background, not centre stage | Jonathan Wilson | Football

Edward Holcroft as Arthur Kinnaird in playing action during The English Game

You can see how The English Game must have sounded in conception. It’s the birth of football. It’s toffs against proles, the rivalry of one of the great aristocrats of the early game, Lord Arthur Kinnaird, and the Glaswegian stonemason who was the first great professional, Fergus Suter. It’s about …

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