OPINION: History flashbacks provide interesting sport insight

SOMETIMES a look back at history is quite revealing and this is particularly so for those who enjoy reading The Border Watch “From the Archives” weekly section which highlights front pages from 50 years ago.

For many, like me, it is extra special because we lived through that era and can remember the events as though they were yesterday.

It is wonderful to revisit those days through the 50 years ago front pages.

Not only do they reveal our history but also show just how things were in those days compared to today.

It highlights the “self-help” attitude among some sports to get things built – mainly because there


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