How sport was transformed as television brought the national games to the nation. Among the contributors is Jimmy Hill - plus two presenters and pundits who rose to become household names by the end of the decade, Harry Carpenter and David Vine.
In the last 40 years, money and fame have transformed footballers from working class heroes to multimedia icons.
Time Shift explores how this change has come about and asks if today's lower league players aren't worse off than they were before.
: from the eccentric
Victorian Arthur Wharton who kept goal for Preston North End in 1886 to Cyrille Regis , John Barnes and beyond, this celebration looks back at nearly 120 years of black involvement in British professional football
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