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Sport in England

Norman Wymer

Sport in England

a history of two thousand years of games and pastimes.

by Norman Wymer

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13648831M

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Ticketmaster's Sporting Events Guide - Sports Calendar Ticketmaster’s sporting events guide has all the sports events and games you need in From cycling to football and athletics, the guide will ensure you’re in the know about all of the upcoming sports fixtures and sports events happening in the UK. Sports play an important part in the life in Britain and is a popular leisure activity. Many of the world's famous sports began in Britain, including cricket, football, lawn tennis, golf and rugby. England's national sport is cricket although to many people football (soccer) is seen as our national sport. Football is our most popular sport.

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