Farmyard Football

EnglandA bit of agricultural football for you today that won’t be of interest to fanboys of Wing Commander Charles Reep (ask your Dad). Instead we have something rather more pastoral and bucolic: a selection of striking black and white 1960s images in which football and the farmyard share space on Britain’s green and pleasant lands. Click images to enlarge them

Kent Junior Game, 1963
Kent Junior Game, 1963

 

Britannia Ground, Stoke, 1963
Victoria Ground, Stoke, 1963
1966 Brazil squad training at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock before the World Cup
1966 Brazil squad training at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock before the World Cup
Pigs on an unknown English pitch
Pigs on an unknown English pitch
Sheep grazing at St.Andrews, home to Birmingham City
Sheep grazing at St.Andrews, home to Birmingham City
Close season sheep gazing at Villa Park
Close season sheep gazing at Villa Park
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