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I'm so pleased to hear Uruguay won. notworthy.gif fap.gif snf (11).gif
Unfortunately I could not watch the match, but I just hope (and believe!) that they are worthy champions.

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Cromer, Norfolk, England: Cromer Town F.C. risk eviction because it is now 21 years since Norway's King Olav V died.

How weird doesn't it sound? Believe it or not but it is actually true. Read the strange story.

QUOTE (telegraph.co.uk)
A town football club faces eviction from its ground under an eccentric clause which stated the lease would expire 21 years after death of King Edward VII's last grandchild.

Cromer Town FC, in Norfolk, has played at Cabbell Park for 90 years after the land was given in recognition of the sacrifices made by the population in the First World War.

However, the wealthy local woman who bequeathed the ground to the club in 1922 included a condition which said the land should pass back to the town 21 years after the death of King Edward's last grandchild, who became King Olav V of Norway.

The deadline, which passed yesterday, has proven controversial and the debate over the club’s future is far from settled.

A majority of the council want the club, which can trace its history back to 1898, to relocate to a new site on the outskirts of town, where youth team facilities could be incorporated.

Under that plan, Cabbell Park could then be redeveloped to extend a school, relocate a doctors’ surgery and build new housing.

Full story: telegraph.co.uk on 18 Jan 2012: Football club faces eviction due to death of King Edward VII's last grandchild

The Telegraph write it was about the death of King Edward's last grandchild, Norfolk Eastern Daily Press wrote it was about the death of Queen Victoria's last grand grandchild, but that too was Olav of course.
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