Barnestoneworth United is the worst football team of 1935,who lose every match. Gordon Ottershaw is,however,their loyal fan,determined to prevent them from being disbanded after their final game. To this end he recruits the players from the renowned winning team of 1922 who turn up to defeat rivals Denley Moor. Written by
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17 October 1979 (UK)
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Fellow former Python John Cleese made a cameo appearance as "Passer-by". See more
This is set in 1935, however the 'Bert Williams All Star Football Book', seen briefly about Gordon's person, was not printed until 1951. Bert, the Wolverhampton Wanderers and England goalkeeper, didn't play league football until 1937. See more
[Gordon is reading a note left by his wife
Your supper is in the oven. P.S. I'm going to have a *baby*!
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