Roy of the Rovers - what a guy! Sure he didn't carry a gun but he did all the shooting he had to do at goal and on goal.
The round ball game has been very popular in certain parts of the world for a very long time - those who are not devotees may find it difficult to fathom that more than a generation of youth were intrigued and excited at the exploits of Mr Roy Race of the Melchester Rovers Football Club.
I wonder if his dad flew a Spitfire?
Thank you Egmont for supplying these snippets of what you have in store online.
Faraway Places - Yes boys, even girls have dreams of adventure in faraway places . . . *The American Girl* — November 1930
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