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Alternative Olympic Sports: Royal Shrovetide Football in Derbyshire

by | 21st, February 2012

ALTERNATIVE Olympic Sports: Royal Shrovetide Football match in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The Royal Shorvetide Football match occurs annually on Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday in the town of Ashbourne. It has been played since at least the 12th Century.

The two teams that contest the

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