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The National Football Museum's free major exhibition, Game Changers: 125 Years of The Football League, is running at the Manchester site to April.

It tells the story of the origins of the professional game and features historic items including Sir Alf Ramsey's Division One, Two and Three winner's medals from his time as manager at Ipswich Town and the coracle used by Shrewsbury Town for more than 40 years to rescue balls from the River WING Stanley Severn next to their old Gay Meadow ground.

There are also special sections featuring football icons such as Arsenal manager Herbert Chapman, Stoke City, Blackpool and England's Wizard of the Dribble Sir Stanley Matthews and the original superstar footballer, George Best, A museum spokesman said: "The history of The Football League provides a fascinating story for football fans across the world."

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
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