Friday, 6 November 2009

Footballers in War

There's an interesting new addition to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website concerning the role of footballers during times of war. It's a short 9 minute film sponsored by the Daily Mirror. It includes the story of sixteen Heart of Midlothian players who signed up in 1914, with seven losing their lives in WW1.

Glory Days - Football in Times of War from War Graves Commission on Vimeo.

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