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Watch: 1950s motorcycle football match

How to make football fun...

MOTORCYCLING and football don't usually go hand in hand. 

One is full of crash-hardened heroes, and the other crybabies. 

But this video from the late 1950s proves that it wasn't always this way. 

Filmed at Hurst Farm, Winchfield, Hampshire, the video shows two teams of riders chasing an oversized rubber football around the pitch, reaching speeds of up to 40mph. 

In fact, motorcycling and football appear to work pretty well together here...

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