THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

abingdon15018 April ~ There never used to be a football team in Abingdon. Not one. In the early 20th century this was a largely Methodist area and Methodists, broadly speaking, disapprove of three things, namely football, tea breaks and eating a biscuit while reading over someone's shoulder. Football was disapproved of in particular because it involved intense relationships between young men habitually punctuated by episodes of closeted same-sex nudity. Read more

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