Grenfell: How football helped a community heal – through the most fascinating of friendlies

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This story on Grenfell was originally published in the November 2021 issue of FourFourTwo – subscribe now to save 10% on the magazine.

This really should be the friendliest of friendlies. Two teams with a powerful off-field bond and masses of mutual respect, locking horns between a guard of honour and plethora of post-match presentations. You’d understand if the fixture itself had a testosterone-free testimonial feel. Even with loads of firemen playing.

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