Four years after the Sports Club was formed – around the time of Edward VII’s Coronation, Thomas Cook was reckoned to be among the ‘three most competent organisations in the world’ the other two being the Roman Catholic Church and the Prussian Army.
‘W.G. Trend is a brilliant forward, but should remember that kicking is allowed,’ - extract from 1923/4 end of season report in the ‘The Globe Trotter’ a Thomas Cook staff magazine.
‘Can I have my trousers back - the party’s getting rough’ - an inexplicable catchphrase used by a Cook’s player in the 1960s.
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