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London diaries | Looking for football and not finding it
Posted By John Turnbull On 23 January 2006 @ 23:58 In England,Regions | No Comments
The Albert Bridge, Chelsea, on 22 January 2006, some 24 hours after Londoners had witnessed the rescue of the Thames whale . No Chelsea supporters appear to be in the frame at present.
London | In part 1  of our diaries, we stumble down the King’s Road, Chelsea, braving the reckless challenges of shoppers and looking in vain for someone who might have a passing interest in the world game.
Walking the hard London streets with a bunion in remission, I expected that the populace would be sharing my zeal for football reportage. This did not seem to be the case. In some 48 hours, I can report only two signs of demonstrated interest: one being the Arsenal crest on my cap, which seemed to trigger a store keeper’s memory, and a man striding yesterday evening toward the Thames along Oakley Street in a blue-and-white scarf redolent of Chelsea. Carefully, we remained on the opposite side.
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