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Police Call Pools Panel To Investigate Chalgrove Boy Who Broke Greenhouse With Football

TOM Clarke, 15, did not kick a football through a greenhouse window, while playing footy in the back garden of the Crown pub in Chalgrove, Oxfordshire. His dad tells Jeremy Vine on BBC Radio 2 that someone else kicked the ball that “bobbled” on Tom’s foot. It was a deflection. And we have yet to ascertain who owns the ball and if they got it back.

But the biggest own goal was scored by the police, who on hearing of the smashing glass – the greenhouse’s owner, Bobby Cellar, 67, called them – directed a helicopter to catch the young rascals.

The story is brilliantly told in the Daily Mail.

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Posted: 26th, May 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment