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New Cross Stadium

New Cross Stadium hosted speedway and greyhound racing and stood at the heart of sporting life south of the Thames for many years.

Freemasons’ Tavern and the ‘birth’ of football

This viewpoint explores the role of the Freemasons’ Tavern in the foundation of the Football Association and the so-called ‘birth’ of association football.

Queen’s Club at War

This viewpoint examines the history of one of London’s best known sporting venues during the Second World War through eye-witness accounts.

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The Maypole in the Strand

The location and history of the Maypole in the Strand.