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10/02 20:52 CET

Royal Shrovetide football: the oldest, largest and most chaotic footy match on earth

Royal Shrovetide football: the oldest, largest and most chaotic footy match on earth

Royal Shrovetide football has been played in England since at least the 17th century and played annually on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. The latest edition of the event took place this week and the masses turned out to take part. It is disputed by two teams in…