Soccer gold

Thursday, February 10 – 1944
Proceeds of the England v Scotland soccer international at Wembley Stadium on February 19, will total £18,000, the biggest contribution to charity from any single sporting event held in Britain, beating by £3,000 the receipts of the England v Wales match.
(Lincolnshire Echo, 10-02-1944)


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