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George Davis Is Innocent: The 1970s Campaign That Proved The Police And State Were Not OK

ON August 19, 1975, the third England v Australia Test at Headingley was abandoned following vandalism. A man who said he was a supporter of the George Davis campaign telephoned BBC radio London and claimed the group was responsible. Slogans were daubed outside the ground and the wicket was vandalised with a bit of digging and poured oil.

 

 

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The Test was declared a draw robbing England of the chance to win back the Ashes and the trophy.

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Posted: 13th, April 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts | Comment