24 Things Everyone Who Played Football As A Kid Will Remember
Next goal wins.
When you'd get a brand new football and refuse to let anyone use it on concrete.
So it wouldn't end up looking like this.
Finding stuff to use for goalposts was always an issue.
Of course you could play on AstroTurf, but that presented its own dangers.
Claiming your favourite player before anyone else could was vital.
These were the best boots money could buy.
So many arguments started this way.
You spent far too much time in this less-than-comfortable position.
Playing football in school often meant using these.
Using the "numbers" method of picking teams so as to not offend anyone.
Rushing home and typing the number 302 into Ceefax.
Swapping stickers with your mates at lunchtime, praying for a shiny.
This relaxed approach to the rules.
The total fear of playing red ass.
When someone would ask if they could play and you really didn't want them to.
Playing 22 a side at lunchtime.
This universal truth.
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