Jan 12Liked by Football Archaeology

Every official who has ever worked “the flanks” should surely enjoy this read! Great work, Tim!

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Jan 10Liked by Football Archaeology

As a former official who had worked on a bunch of poorly marked grass fields, I can say we were always looking for better ways. However I would think the tight wire from end line to end line would be a safety tripping hazard in the modern game that has mass substitution. I like the way the guy is thinking, but boo! to his choice of names for the device!

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True on the wire. I believe someone later had a similar idea and had a long slot embedded in the ground that the device slid along.

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