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1978 Sep 9 Sa
Margaret Thatcher

Remarks visiting Finchley (local football match)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Document kind: Remarks
Venue: Summers Lane, Finchley
Source: -
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: 1500. See Finchley Times, 14 September 1978. MT "mildly protested that she was not dressed for the occasion when invited to meet the players before the kick-off", but she chatted to some of the eighty-odd spectators. Finchley lost to Crawley Town 1:0. "But it was not a wasted afternoon for Mrs.Thatcher, who admitted to being a Liverpool supporter. Clutching a bouquet presented by Mrs. Joan Tommey, Mrs. Thatcher said, "I thoroughly enjoyed it," before being driven away soon after the final whistle".
Importance ranking: Trivial
Word count: nil
Themes: Sport