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How Shit Was Your School Football Team?

Your school pitch was probably on a hill.

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  1. 1. Tick all the things that applied to your school football team.

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    A game got called off because of a fight
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    A game got called off because of a fight
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    Your goalie was just the kid who hated running
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    Your goalie was just the kid who hated running
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    Your coach was just a teacher in a tracksuit
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    Your coach was just a teacher in a tracksuit
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    Your school didn't own corner flags
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    Your school didn't own corner flags
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    If a ball went over the hedge, that was the end of the game
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    If a ball went over the hedge, that was the end of the game
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    Your changing rooms didn’t have hot water
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    Your changing rooms didn’t have hot water
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    You lost 5-0 one time
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    You lost 5-0 one time
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    You lost 10-0 one time
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    You lost 10-0 one time
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    You lost 15-0 one time?
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    You lost 15-0 one time?
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    Lost 20-0??
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    Lost 20-0??
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    Your star player was just the biggest kid
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    Your star player was just the biggest kid
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    Your primary goal was to torment your teacher
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    Your primary goal was to torment your teacher
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    Your goalposts didn't have nets
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    Your goalposts didn't have nets
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    The only formation you ever played was 4-4-2 – it never worked
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    The only formation you ever played was 4-4-2 – it never worked
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    Your centre-back was just the angriest kid in your year
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    Your centre-back was just the angriest kid in your year
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    Your left-winger was just the only kid who was left-footed
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    Your left-winger was just the only kid who was left-footed
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    Your keeper couldn't take goal kicks – so your centre-back took them
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    Your keeper couldn't take goal kicks – so your centre-back took them
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    Your striker was scared of heading the ball
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    Your striker was scared of heading the ball
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    Your kit was just your PE kit
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    Your kit was just your PE kit
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    Sometimes your kit was just your PE kit but with a bib
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    Sometimes your kit was just your PE kit but with a bib
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    Your coach let you use exercise books for shin pads
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    Your coach let you use exercise books for shin pads
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    Your keeper dropped the ball in their own goal (quite often)
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    Your keeper dropped the ball in their own goal (quite often)
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    Someone's parent got sent home by the ref for swearing on the sidelines
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    Someone's parent got sent home by the ref for swearing on the sidelines
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    You couldn't play in winter because your school didn't have outdoor lighting
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    You couldn't play in winter because your school didn't have outdoor lighting
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    Your pitch was on a hill
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    Your pitch was on a hill
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    At least two of your players smoked at half-time
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    At least two of your players smoked at half-time
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    You had to forfeit a game because half your team didn't turn up
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    You had to forfeit a game because half your team didn't turn up
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    The ref was always the (biased) coach of the home team
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    The ref was always the (biased) coach of the home team
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    You used the dimpled Mitre balls that put you hospital if you went for a header
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    You used the dimpled Mitre balls that put you hospital if you went for a header
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    No linesmen...no offsides
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    No linesmen...no offsides
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    You went a whole season without winning
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    You went a whole season without winning
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    You lost 5-0 but celebrated because you drew the second half 0-0
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    You lost 5-0 but celebrated because you drew the second half 0-0
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    This was your pitch...on a good day
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    This was your pitch...on a good day
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    There was a slight issue with your penalty spot, in that it was just a puddle
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    There was a slight issue with your penalty spot, in that it was just a puddle
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    Your crossbar was crooked from the older kids hanging off of it
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    Your crossbar was crooked from the older kids hanging off of it
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    You asked the other team if you could play rolling subs because nobody could last 90 minutes
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    You asked the other team if you could play rolling subs because nobody could last 90 minutes
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    You didn't have boots so you just played in your trainers
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    You didn't have boots so you just played in your trainers
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    You took it in turns to go in goal
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    You took it in turns to go in goal
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