SHROVE TUESDAY TRADITIONAL FOOTBALL GAME ATHERSTONE WARWICKSHIRE ENGLAND UK.
Atherstone Shrove Tuesday traditional Football Game Warwickshire UK
Atherstone, Warwickshire, England 5th February 2008.
Shrove Tuesday Football committee members gather at the Angel Inn with the signed football before the start of the annual game. The annual medieval football game has been played since 1199 between teams from Warwickshire and Leicestershire, according to legend the "Match of Gold" was originally a bag of gold has been played ever since.
There are few rules, two being that the game must be played in...