Author Topic: Amusing 'Old Refs' story - TP (Tom) Campbell of Blackburn  (Read 128 times)

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dlrbrts

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I thought the viewers of this forum might appreciate this referee's anecdote, which I chanced upon while reading through some old archive newspaper reports

It was published in the Burnley News (Wednesday 26th March 1913)

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olddeagle

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I think that joke also appears in the 1939 movie "The Arsenal Stadium Mystery"!
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John Treleven

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A variant on this theme was Don Bradman (not intending a joke) saying that the umpire in the test match was a good batsman until his eyesight went!
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