Exalted Minds

Football Then Vs Football Now

1. The kits.

The kits.

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2. Celebrity.


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3. Wages.

In 1922, the maximum wage for a footballer was £8 a week – roughly £264 in today’s money.
In 2012, The Sun obtained a picture of 20k-a-week West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell wipping his backside with £20 notes.

4. Injuries.

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5. World transfer records.

World transfer records.

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Willie Groves, West Bromwich Albion to Aston Villa, 1893.
Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United to Real Madrid, 2009.


6. The best view.

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7. Ticket prices.

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Ticket cost, Wembley Stadium, 1923.
Minimum match day ticket at Liverpool FC, 2012-13.

8. Junior players.

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9. Hair.

At least some things never change.

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