StoryCast ’21: A Football Fairy Tale

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Using the timeframe of the last 21 years, Sky News returns to some of this century’s biggest news stories, using the focus of extraordinary personal stories, defined by these events.

In December 2012 Bradford City, a team that cost less than £10,000 to assemble, and then in danger of dropping out of the football league, wrote one of the most romantic chapters in the history of British sport when they met Arsenal in a competitive fixture.

The game represented not only a collision of football extremes, but economic circumstance. For Bradford, the contest symbolised a broader north-south divide.

Led by former supermarket-shelf-stacker turned striker James Hanson, they set out to achieve the impossible.

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